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Sorcha Mulcahy

MicroCreds Senior Project Manager

Sorcha is the UCD Project Lead for MicroCreds. Prior to moving to her current role, Sorcha was Deputy Director of UCD Careers Network, and formerly a management consultant. She has a strong interest in employability development, and how third level institutions can work with industry to help bridge skills gaps and manage talent pipelines. Sorcha has a BA in Applied Psychology, an MSc. in Occupational Psychology, and a PG Diploma in Careers Education and Guidance in Higher Education.

Dererca Ní Chianáin

Educational Technologist

Dererca is the Educational Technologist for the UCD Micro-Credentials team. She holds a BA in Modern Irish and International Relations, a PDE in Education and an MA in Adult Learning and Development. Dererca has been involved in the development of micro-credentials for higher education across a broad range of subject areas since 2019.

Sophie Bonheim

Senior Marketing and Admin Assistant

Sophie holds a BA in Films Studies and World Religions & Theology and an MPhil in Public History & Cultural Heritage from Trinity College Dublin. Sophie also completed an MSc in Interactive Digital Media in 2022. She manages the UCD Micro-credentials marketing strategy, social media, and website.

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