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Naomh McElhatton

Naomh McElhatton is listed by the Irish Times as one of Ireland's Top 5 Entrepreneurs and is listed by the Business Post as one of Irelands Women in Tech trailblazers. She has spent over 20 years working in the digital, technology and creative industries sector. An official TED Speaker and accomplished guest speaker, Naomh is an impressive conference, motivational and keynote speaker and event host. She regularly appears in the press and radio. Her expertise includes the world of AI, digital education, female empowerment, leadership, entrepreneurship, and wellbeing.


About Naomh McElhatton

Naomh McElhatton is a force of nature in the technology and digital education sectors. An award-winning entrepreneur, seasoned speaker, and committed mentor, she champions female leadership and the power of human connection in a digital age.

As the CEO & Co-Founder of dara & co, an Irish-based EdTech company, Naomh is leading the way in crafting personalised wellbeing solutions for individuals and organisations. Her passion lies in developing transformative educational content that empowers people to build stronger relationships with themselves and others.

But Naomh’s influence extends far beyond her company. As the Entrepreneurial Lead for Women in AI Ireland, a STEM Ambassador, and Board Member at Queen’s University Belfast Students’ Union, she tirelessly advocates for diversity, inclusion, and ethical AI development.

With over 20 years of experience, Naomh’s portfolio showcases a remarkable ability to foster growth across diverse companies, from agile start-ups to billion-pound enterprises. Her expertise spans industries like Government, FMCG, Technology, Healthcare, Construction, and more, working with renowned global brands.

A captivating guest speaker, Naomh’s honest and insightful approach resonates with audiences.

With her finger on the pulse of the ever-changing tech landscape, Naomh is a sought-after speaker who challenges conventional thinking and motivates audiences to embrace innovation and create a better future.

To book Keynote Speaker Naomh McElhatton to inspire your audience and unlock the transformative power of technology with a human touch, contact The Speakers Agency on +44(0)1332 810481 or email


Speech Topics
  • Female Leadership: Inspiring women to thrive in tech and beyond.
  • Entrepreneurship: Navigating the challenges and triumphs of building successful ventures.
  • Technology & AI: Demystifying complex concepts and highlighting the human impact of technology.
  • Personal Growth & Wellbeing: The power of self-awareness, communication, and building strong relationships.
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"Naomh is an energetic entrepreneur that brings a sense of excitement into every occasion. I am always intrigued when I meet or hear her speak, as her passion for her domain is infectious. Naomh is a joy to be around, and she is not afraid to take on new challenges and pursue goals."

Huawei Technologies Ireland

"Naomh hosted our annual charity show for Save the Children, she was fantastic, entertained the crowd, held the night together and delivered in style. A class act! Thank you."

Neil Turkington, Director, Celine’s Fashion / Save the Children

"Naomh joined the team for the University of Ulster's course in Digital Media Communication and made an immediate impact in her classes to students. Naomh's experience working with all kinds of clients, from government contracts on small to medium enterprise (SME) work, shines through in her work on our course."

Professor Maurice Mulvenna, Head of Computer Science Ulster University

"Naomh has a passion & desire to succeed in which ever role she takes on, she is always customer focused, is extremely personable, whilst maintaining a professionalism. One of Naomh's key attributes is her confidence in her own ability and this is reflected in the enjoyment she appears to take from the challenge of attaining any challenges set."

Jonathan Cushley, European Account Director, Dun and Bradstreet

"Naomh McElhatton has provided training programmes for our organisation. She is very diligent and runs inspiring programmes focusing on the digital marketing space. Participants feedback has been very positive in all her programmes. She is very reliable and flexible on her approach. Her knowledge in this developing space is immense and many participants comment on her positive and encouraging approach. Her knowledge of this area is vast so this provides for an excellent and interesting programme."

Brendan Noonan, Senior VP Learning & Development, Emirates

"Naomh's enthusiasm for her work was both infectious and welcomed, her skills and knowledge were considerable and had an immediate and lasting impact on the company."

Janet Kelly, Head of HR, Gulf News

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