Nora Fahy has been with Roscommon Women’s Network since 2007. RWN along with 16 other local Women’s Community Development projects (CDP’s) around the country amalgamated under the national body NCCWN now Women’s Collective Ireland (WCI) in 2012 and since then Nora is employed directly by WCI which is funded by the Department of Justice & Equality. However, Nora’s has continued to work with the local RWN CLG Voluntary Board to identify needs and develop supports and services for women and families throughout the county. Working hand in hand with the local WCI Roscommon Advisory Committee and the RWN local Voluntary Board of Directors, Nora brings a business management background to the Community Development mandate of RWN and WCI Roscommon. She was the first paid member of staff when the project started in 2007 and was instrumental in the set-up, evolution and growth of RWN into the thriving grassroots women-centred social enterprise that it is today employing 4.5 RWN staff and 1.5 WCI Roscommon Staff.