I WISH is a city and regional initiative to inspire, encourage and motivate young secondary school female students to pursue careers in STEM.
I WISH (Inspiring Women in Stem) 2016 will feature a conference and interactive exhibitions. The conference will also feature workshops, daily keynotes and engaging talks by women who are at the top of their field in STEM.
I WISH 2016 will double its capacity to 2,000 students over a 2 day period in City Hall, Cork. 2017 details coming soon – stay tuned!
Smart Living – Space Age – Agri-Tech – Tech Fashion
The lack of female participation in STEM means we are leaving 50% of the talent pool behind. Changing this can solve the current skills gap in the industry
Just 16.9% of the boards of Fortune 500 companies are female
Just 6% to 7% of all technical roles in Europe are filled by women
The year on year increase in the demand for high level ICT skills in Ireland between now and 2018