Helena Doody is a social care worker who has over 30 years of experience in the Social Care sector working with marginalised groups and individuals. Throughout her career Helena has worked as a social care worker, social care leader and coordinator of services. She has a passionate interest in advocacy, equality, and issues regarding access to higher education which is the topic of her current Doctoral research. Her qualifications include a BA (Ord) in Applied Social Studies in Social Care; BA (Hons) in Applied Social Studies in Social Care; a H.Dip in Further Education and an MA in Adult and Community Education.
Helena currently works as a Senior Lecturer and Head of the Department of Humanities in Technological University Dublin (TU Dublin), Tallaght Campus. Drawing from her expertise and knowledge of quality enhancement Helena is actively involved in the development of professional services and governance through her involvement as a member of the Board of Directors of both Sunbeam House Services Ltd. and the Board of Directors of Social Care Ireland.