Nicci Daly

Nicci Daly

Irish Hockey Team, Irish Women's Hockey International Player

Nicci Daly is an Irish women's hockey international for the last ten years with 170 international caps. Nicci d played in the 2018 Women's Hockey World Cup final, winning a silver medal

Nicci has also played senior Ladies' Gaelic football for Dublin and was named as a Dublin Ladies Gaelic Football All-Star. Nicci has  a Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering, and completed her Masters in Motorsports Engineering on the Force India Formula 1 team

Since 2016, Nicci Daly has worked as a data engineer for Juncos Racing Indy Car racing team in Indianapolis, Indiana. She is also the niece of Derek Daly, the former Formula One driver, and finally made her own racing debut on 19 August 2018, just two weeks after playing for Ireland in the 2018 Women's Hockey World Cup final.

Nicci co-founded the Formula Female racing team in an event celebrating the track's 50th anniversary. She also co-founded the team to encourage more women to get involved in motorsport in Ireland. Nicci is also the 20x20 ambassador endorsing women in sport 


At DMX Dublin, Nicci will be speaking about...


Unlock Your Potential: Engage - Empower - Educate

Hockey Star. World Cup finalist. Mechanical Engineer. Masters in Motorsport Engineering. Race Car Driver. Indy Car Race Engineer. Founder of Formula Female. Nicci understands the pressures and commitments that come with trying to reach the very top of a sport - at the same time as starting a movement that brings more women in motor-racing and learn how to be a race cars herself. Nicci will talk about how to operate in a team, how to juggle multiple professional and personal challenges, and give insights as to what she learnt from being part of a high performing team. Hockey, motor-racing, careers and life: Nicci will show you how to engage, empower and educate yourself to compete.

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