5 March 2024

I Wish celebrate International Women’s Day in association with Go Do You podcast

Ahead of International Women’s Day on Friday and as a further extension to the programme I Wish has launched the inaugural I Wish podcast series in association with Go Do You, featuring leading STEM supporters

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3 March 2024

Perfect prize for rugby fan Jenny

Jenny O’Donnell won the I Wish Vodafone essay competition and was invited on stage at the RDS where she was interviewed by TV presenter Laura Fox.

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9 February 2024

3,000 students attended the 10th annual “I Wish” STEM Showcase which empowers girls

Guest speaker Mary Robinson advocated for female role models in STEM

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8 February 2024

Do we have a problem presenting STEM careers to young girls?

Aeronautical Engineer and I Wish 2024 Speaker Norah Patten chats to Ciara on Newstalk about bridging the STEM information gap for our next generation of young girls. Listen here :

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7 February 2024

Inspiring young women in STEM

I Wish, founded by three Cork women more than 10 years ago, hosts its annual event tomorrow, aimed at encouraging young women to consider a career in STEM. EMMA CONNOLLY chats to some Cork women speaking at the event

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17 January 2024

I Wish for more women in STEM

Cork scientist Ciara Judge will speak to inspire young women in science at the 10th annual I Wish Showcase at the RDS Dublin on 8 February. With other speakers including former president Mary Robinson, over 3,000 teenage female students will attend an event that encourages girls toward careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Maths (STEM).

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13 November 2023

How do we break down barriers and encourage young women to pursue careers in STEM?

Newstalk’s Jess Kelly spoke to Caroline O’Driscoll Co-founder of I Wish, Eve O’Callaghan, a sixth-year student and STEM prefect at Mount Anville Secondary School, and Catherine Flanagan, Guidance Counsellor and TY Coordinator at Mount Anville. For more listen here :

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28 October 2023


‘I Wish Report 2023’, an annual examination of female Transition Year students’ perspectives on STEM careers, which was released this week reports that more than two-thirds (67%) of female Transition Year (TY) in Kildare have reported they “lack essential information about careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)”.

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24 October 2023

New report reveals 67% of teenage girls lack crucial information about STEM careers

The survey of 2,335 teenage girls asked Transition Year students across Ireland about what they see as barriers to a career in STEM.

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