The statistics are stark… In 2015, the World Economic Forum estimated that, at then current rates, gender parity in the workplace would not be achieved until 2133 (ref. 1). This further declined during 2016 with indications being that it will take as much as 169 years for the world to close the economic gap completely […]
We are thrilled that I Wish & Cork City Council collected a LAMA Community & Council award for Best Education & Training Initiative on Friday night. Our very own Ruth Buckley was there to collect the award along with her colleagues from Cork City Council. We would also like to congratulate Dublin City Council who picked up several awards at the […]
Congratulations to Mary Moloney & Norma Welch of CIT who ran CIT/I Wish Campus week last week where 80 students over the course of the 5 days took on an interactive programme which allowed the students to immerse themselves in STEM via applied & practical interactive workshops, site visits and demonstrations. One student was nominated […]
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Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton TD, launched an expert report on education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) in Irish schools, and set out a programme to deliver on the ambition set out in the report of making Ireland a world-leader at providing STEM education. http://www.education.ie/en/Press-Events/Press-Releases/2016-Press-Releases/PR2016-11-24.html
Many thanks to Rosemary Delaney of Women Means Business for including us in November’s Women Mean Business Ezine. Caroline O Driscoll Director & Founder of I Wish holds the Boots Women Means Business Empowering Women award for 2015. Read the full article here