University College Cork (UCC), in partnership with Johnson & Johnson (J&J), has today (12 October) announced that it will be launching its inaugural Women in STEM programme, WiSTEM2D. The programme aims to encourage young women to pursue careers in areas such as science, technology, engineering, maths (STEM) and design. Currently, women comprise only a quarter of the STEM workforce.
The programme is similar to one that J&J launched with University of Limerick, which is now in its third year. In total, J&J has entered into 13 such partnerships with universities worldwide. These programmes were founded …read more
Source:: Silicon Republic News