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7 February 2017

Diversity in the Workplace

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 […]

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6 February 2017

I Wish Wins LAMA Award

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 […]

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23 January 2017

CIT & I Wish Campus Week

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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4 January 2017
6 December 2016

Dell Robotic’s Tournament

Fantastic to see some great coverage of the first Dell Robotic’s tournament of 2016/2017 on today’s examiner. We are excited here at I Wish to see these VEX Robotics in action in February at our event.

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4 December 2016

Ireland Should Aim To Be A World Leader In STEM Education

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

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4 November 2016

WMB Ezine Report On I Wish Initiative 2017

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

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