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4 February 2020

STEM SELL : Students explore careers in Science

I Wish 2020 aims to bridge the lack of information gap and give young women the opportunity to explore their potential within STEM Sectors Read More

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31 January 2020

STEM jobs are the best paid and most flexible

Ahead of the I Wish 2020 event the Echo talk to Marie Moynihan Dell Technologies and Cathy Halpin VMware Read More

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8 November 2019

Women Don’t Fear leadership, we have just been holding them back

I Wish Co-Founder Gillian Keating discusses how we can address the information and confidence gaps facing women in STEM Read More

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28 October 2019

I Wish Campus Weeks

I Wish Campus Weeks STEM I Wish Campus Weeks were extended from two to four Higher Education Institutes in Ireland for TY students to encourage them to pursue a career in the STEM industry.  For five days approximately 200 transition year girls have the opportunity to attend some of the leading Higher Education Institutes and experience […]

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10 October 2019

Student “change makers” call on Government to support promotion of STEM

  Student “change makers” call on Government to support the promotion of careers in STEM among young girls The launch of the 2019 I WISH survey results saw the female change makers of tomorrow attend Leinster House to engage with the Minister for Education and Skills, Joe McHugh TD and other elected representatives. These young […]

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4 October 2019

Inspiring Trip To US Enjoyed By STEM Students

Great piece from Emma and Amy who share their STEM experience as part of the externship offered by our partners Park Place Technologies! Published in the Evening Echo – Thursday, 3rd October Read More

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27 September 2019

I Wish Receive Cairdeas Award From American Chamber

We are delighted to receive the Cairdeas Award from the American Chamber of Commerce last night, recognising I Wish for community impact.   Congratulations to all the team!  

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12 September 2019

Most Secondary School Girls Face ‘Confidence Gap’ Over Science, Technology And Maths

Survey shows many feels there are easier ways to get CAO points than studying Stem: https://www.irishtimes.com/news/education/most-secondary-school-girls-face-confidence-gap-over-science-technology-and-maths-1.4015256

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23 October 2018

Teachers Acknowledged As Vital Stem “Gatekeepers” At Launch Of I Wish And DCU Initiatives

I Wish has released its annual survey of more than 2,200 Transition Year students, which shows secondary school girls and their teachers still don’t know enough about STEM subjects and the careers that can follow. Key findings include: 59%  of girls say they don’t know enough about STEM 93% of teachers say self-belief in girls’ […]

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