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In 2013 CBM continued to emphasise and develop work in advocacy to influence local or national policy on disability. 441 projects were involved in advocacy work and 490 projects were involved at the community level to create awareness about the rights of persons with disabilities.
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CBM Ireland Team

Mary Keogh, Interim CEO

Dr Mary Keogh was appointed Interim CEO for CBM Ireland in 2017 to cover maternity leave of current CEO – Sarah O’Toole. Mary has been involved with CBM for 10 years in a number of capacities including working as a voluntary board member for CBM International and CBM Ireland, and as an advocacy, technical, and programme advisor.

Prior to working with CBM, Mary worked with the International Disability Rights Monitor (IDRM), as coordinator of the IDRM European regional report.  She has also written reports for the UN on inclusive development and most recently contributed to the development of the UN CRPD committee general comment on women and girls with disabilities. Mary has authored a publication on: How to make international development disability inclusive, and is a co-author of Inclusion Counts - The Economic Case for Disability-Inclusive Development.

She completed her PhD in 2014 at the Centre for Disability Law and Policy at NUIG, where her research focused on mainstreaming disability in international aid. She also holds a Masters in International Development, an M.Sc. in Rehabilitation management and a BA in Economics.

Sarah O'Toole, CEO (currently on maternity leave)

Sarah O'Toole was appointed as the new CEO of CBM Ireland on 31st March 2014. She brings considerable experience in both the non profit and corporate world. Prior to joining CBM, Sarah was Chief Operations Officer of the Soul of Haiti Foundation and spent two years in Haiti as Project Manager of their Brand Haiti project. She has also worked with organisations such as Trócaire, Special Olympics and Concern. 
Previous roles in the corporate world include Head of Marketing & PR at Colliers International, Manager of Members' Services with ACCA Ireland and Relationship Manager with Law Library Financial Services. 
Sarah is a graduate of Waterford Institute of Technology, holds a Masters in International Strategic Marketing from DCU Business School, is PMP accredited by the Project Management Institute and is a former board member of Boardmatch Ireland.


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