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16 November 2017

I Wish I Knew When I Was 17

Gillian Morgan Product Development Scientist Wished that she knew when she was 17 the variety of jobs that were out there for scientists and engineers

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16 November 2017

I Wish I Knew When I Was 17

Dr Triona Kennedy Business & Process Development Stryker wished she knew when she was 17 to follow her heart desire and study Science as she always wanted to.

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27 October 2017

I Wish I Knew When I Was 17

At 17, Ann Marie Gannon from Merck Millipore wished she knew the world of opportunity that was out there.

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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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10 April 2017

I Wish 2017 Inspire Award

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 […]

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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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