Margo Hayes is a community development practitioner with over 20 years’ experience in areas such as community capacity building, supporting community development groups and facilitating community education. Her roles include Project Co-ordinator with the Glen Community Development Project, Community Support to the URBAN European Initiative and more recently Education Officer with Cork City Partnership. Margo holds a Masters in Regional and Urban Planning, a Diploma in Social Integration and Enterprise and a Diploma in Human Resource Management. Margo is interested in developing awareness of the positive role of community development in supporting communities to be inclusive, resilient and progressive.