Hon. Dir./Sec(1999 – Date)Diploma in Development Studies, UCC; Maureen has over 25 years experience working in development, both in Ireland and the developing world. Maureen obtained a Diploma in Development Studies from University College Cork. Before founding The Hope Foundation, Maureen gained development experience in Ethiopia, Rwanda, Swaziland and Somalia among other impoverished areas. Since setting up The Hope Foundation in 1999, Maureen has overseen it’s operation and development.