Connecting Women in Technology (CWiT) supported the Women in STEM Campaign 2021 campaign that launched on the 9th of December within the Irish Independent and online.
Women in STEM Campaign 2021 looked at empowering, encouraging and educating women & girls to pursue STEM careers whilst aiming to raise awareness of the challenges facing women in STEM sectors: highlighting the opportunities available, discussing barriers to entry, showcasing role models from within the industry and challenging stereotypes of traditionally male dominated industries and featured insightful content from Engineers Ireland, Science Foundation Ireland, BioPharmaChem Ireland, Connecting Women in Technology, Back to Work Connect, Irish MedTech Association, 30% Club, Jacobs Engineering, Bank of Ireland, University of Limerick, Bristol Myers Squibb, Cairn Homes, IT Sligo, GMIT, Letterkenny IT and the Technological University Transformation Fund (TUTF), Johnson & Johnson, Deliotte, PayPal, Logitech, Athlone Institute of Technology, Unum, Munster Technological University, Ericsson, Alcon Laboratories and Schneider Electric.
We have partnered to launch Women in STEM campaign to show how we encourage and educate women and girls to pursue STEM careers, as well as highlight the importance of diversity in the technology sector.
Please follow the links to read out contributions. You can also pick up your copy of the Irish Independent, which on the 10th of December features one of the CWiT articles.
The entire campaign is available here or via issuu (below).