Dr Mary Ryan host a conference on the empowerment of women

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Dr Mary Ryan  host a conference on the empowerment of women

Dr Mary Ryan

A conference entitled Empowerment of women improves Physical, Mental and Social Health is being organized by Dr Mary Ryan Consultant Endocrinologist and Senior Lecturer in University of Limerick and Bon Secours at Barringtons Limerick will take place in UL concert Hall on May 26th from 2pm to 5.30 pm. Free admission. All tickets can be obtained from University Concert Hall, Limerick Box Office – Contact Number 061 331549. 

"Empowerment of women is so important as low self-esteem which unfortunately is so common in the female population of today affects health and wellbeing and progress in the workplace. As an Endocrinologist I am dealing with women with hormone imbalance on a daily basis and hormones control all muscles as well as the immune system. Unfortunately because women of all ages lack self-esteem and self-belief they are constantly multitasking too much and burning out which is a major cause of hormone imbalance, adrenal fatigue, chronic fatigue, infertility and irritable bowel syndrome. As well as treating the hormone imbalance I also have to insist on lifestyle change and educate women to pace and have a higher self-esteem and get rid of the guilt associated with sitting down which is all too common place among all the female generations that I deal with. Low self-esteem also affects women socially and leads to incorrect choices of life partners, and the lack of skills to realize their true potential. The young women of today are the future mothers of society so if they lack self-esteem then it affects the men and women of the future as we can only pass high self-esteem to our children if we possess it ourselves. This conference is very necessary as for generations we have unconsciously empowered our sons but not our daughters and education in this area is so important to protect the physical, social and economic health of future generations," according to Dr Ryan.

The conference will be opened by Professor Desmond Fitzgerald President of UL. 

Dr Mary Ryan will give a lecture on hormones and health followed by a lecture from Trish Long Vice President of Walt Disney and Loreto Glucksman philanthropist and member of the UL Ireland Fund which has donated and enriched UL over the years. 

Then there will be a panel discussion which will be chaired by Prof Lee Monaghan which will discuss topics relating to the theme of the conference. 

Prof. James Gleason from Nenagh will take part on the panel along with Dr Joe Putti, Mary Fitzgibbon and Michelle Hoolan Putti, Prof Helen Phelan of UL music department, Dr Deirdre Fanning Consultant Urologist Bon Secours, Prof Maeve Houlihan UCD, Anne Riordan IHF, Dr Julie O Brien, Dr Maire Finn, Jan O Sullivan T.D., Carmel Breheny Marketing Director Marks and Spencer, Ann Devitt, Anne Mulligan, Marion Murphy Cooney among other representatives from the business and community area will take part. 

Niamh Cray Director of HR, Sodexo who employ 80000 people and Sean Dwan Motivational speaker from Nenagh will also speak and there will be entertainment from the Flynn O'Kane Dancers led by Bernadette Flynn six times world champion and her husband Damien O'Kane who along with Bernadette danced leading roles in Michael Flatly Lord of the Dance. 

There will be 1000 people attending this amazing event in the 26 May in the concert Hall and admission is free and tickets obtained at the box office UL concert Hall. Well known celebrity and TV Star Loraine Keane will chair the event so book your free ticket now and get on the road to empowerment.