Our Staff

National General Secretary, Audrey Wilson
Audrey Wilson joined the YWCA Ireland team in April 2014 a General Secretary. Based in Dublin and reporting to the YWCA Ireland Board, she oversees all aspects of YWCA Ireland’s governance including programmes, finance, strategy and management operations. She also articulates, communicates and advocates YWCA Ireland’s mission and leads the implementation of the association’s strategic plan.

Born in Northern Ireland and now living in the Republic of Ireland, Audrey has more than 14 years professional experience working in the community and voluntary  and education sectors, with specific expertise in the areas of organisational governance, social inclusion and community development.

Before joining YWCA Ireland, Audrey worked as a Development Officer with Monaghan Integrated Development overseeing the implementation of the volunteer centre project. She was instrumental in establishing Monaghan Women’s Network, the Monaghan Helping Hands service and The Edge youth project, where she held a leadership position for 5 years. Audrey brings international experience from Brazil, Portugal and the United Kingdom to the YWCA.

Passionate about women’s leadership, good governance and social justice, Audrey describes the General Secretary role as her “dream job”. She says, “The most rewarding part of my role as General Secretary is consistently having the opportunity to amplify the voices of young women in Ireland on a local, national and global level. That’s what the YWCA is all about and that’s what makes a difference!”

Audrey has studied Theology and Transformative Leadership to post graduate level and holds a BA (Hons) in Applied Theology.

Tel: +353 87 2185434
Email: [email protected]
Working days:  Monday to Thursday.

National Administrator, Janet Horner
Janet joined the YWCA Ireland staff team in October 2014. She brings her experience of working in the area of international development to the role. Janet has overseas volunteering experience in Uganda, India, Malawi and Ethiopia and is a passionate advocate for gender equality.

Tel: +353 (1) 644 9536
Email: [email protected]

Working hours:
Monday 2pm- 6pm
Tuesday 9am -1pm
Wednesday 9am -1pm
Thursday 9am -1pm
Friday 2pm -6pm