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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9 October 2018

UL Campus Week

We are delighted to announce that UL will be running an interactive 5-day hands-on programme that will allow you to immerse yourself in all that is great in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) via applied and practical interactive workshops, site visits and demonstrations. The programme will run from January 14th-19th 2019. Registration will open […]

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5 October 2018

DCU Report

DCU Report The new DCU report on STEM and the various opportunities that it brings has been released. The report outlines how science, technology, and engineering are transforming careers and lives. To download the report, click on the link below. Find Out More  

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23 January 2018

CIT Campus Week Winner

Congratulations to Mary Moloney and Norma Welch who ran the CIT I WISH Campus week last week. Over 100 students attended to what was described as a jam-packed week full of inspiration for these young girls. This was a 5-day hands-on programme which allowed the girls to immerse themselves in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. […]

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15 December 2017

STEM – The Game Changer

We must play our part if STEM is to be a game-changer Read More

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17 November 2017

BuildIT Pitching Tips

Get some pitching tips from the inspirational Emmy award-winning veteran CNN journalist Gina London who is now a recognised international communications consultant, author and executive coach. As a communications consultant, Gina has co-ordinated multi-million dollar issue campaigns, public relations effort and provided public affairs, press and government relations and grassroots messaging campaigns around the world.

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6 September 2017

I Wish 2017 Survey Press Release

The Accenture research which covered a cross-section of girls, boys, teachers and parents builds upon research carried out in 2013 and 2015:   Parental pressure Almost two-thirds of girls (65%) say their parents are most likely to influence subject choices at school, and half said their parents influence their career aspirations. Despite their high level […]

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6 September 2017

Choices Chances Change Summary 2017

We are delighted to be launching our I Wish 2017 Survey this morning here at Accenture. 2,397 Girls were surveyed across 15 Counties. How do we help these girls in STEM? View our findings in our 2017 Survey report. I Wish 2017 Survey FD

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10 April 2017

I Wish Founders Honored For Encouraging Females To Pursue Careers In STEM

‘Cork Person of the Year’ Awards Organiser, Manus O’Callaghan, paid tribute to the founders of I Wish as they were named March ‘Cork Persons of the Month’. “I’m delighted to announce that Ruth, Gillian and Caroline have been acknowledged for their vision in setting up the I Wish initiative and their dedication to encouraging young […]

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