Colleen Gallagher

Class of 2017

Colleen was raised between two worlds. First, as a Catholic in politically charged Belfast, Northern Ireland during the “troubles,” and then in a liberal Jewish enclave in New Jersey. Her experiences during these formative years led her on a path to help others in need, as well as hold community above all else. Colleen’s work on behalf of women started when she created Oona, an online job sharing platform for women who want to remain on the career track on a part-time while caring for children or aging parents. Colleen is active in her community, fundraising for schools and advocating for public safety on city streets. Currently, Colleen works as a recruiter, where she focuses on helping women and veterans break into technology.

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