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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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 […]
‘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 […]
Let’s not forget our I Wish 2017 Inspire Award winner Anne O Leary Ceo of Vodafone Ireland. This award was kindly sponsored by Ronan Daly Jermyn and Richard Martin was there to present Anne with the award. Anne O Leary who is from Cork said ” The culture behaviours and environment that we create in our companies […]
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 […]