SEFS Alumni News Spring 2019
UCC WiSTEM Society wins National Award
WiSTEM Society, UCC won the Best New Society at the (BICS) Board of Irish College Societies National Awards in Athlone recently. WiSTEM was founded in UCC in August 2018 with its aim to support women in UCC in achieving their full potential in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).
WiSTEM UCC is part of a growing movement that is making STEM a more diverse and accepting field to work in. Its goal is to inspire and aid women in furthering their careers in STEM, help them build the skills they need to succeed and find role models and connections in their particular industry. Since its foundation, UCC WiSTEM Society has organised and collaborated on a number of events such as:
- Women in STEM conference
- Inspire speaker series
- Industry tours
- Future Female Leadership Strengths programme
- Networking events and student socials
Congratulations to all the committee!