Gillian joined Plan International in November 2014 and is currently working as a Gender and Inclusion Project Officer with Plan International Headquarters. She supports efforts across Plan International globally to embed the principles of gender equality, inclusion and non-discrimination in our work. Her main areas of expertise are disability inclusion and LGBTIQ inclusion in our programmes and in the workplace.
After graduating with a B.A in History and Politics from UCD, she went on to complete an M.Sc in Human Rights at UCD and an LL.M in International Human Rights Law at the Irish Centre for Human Rights (NUI Galway). Prior to working at Plan International, she worked as a legal research consultant on international criminal law and international human rights law. In her spare time, she enjoys baking, cooking, running, swimming and travelling.