Women and Girls in Science Day
‘Science has shaped how I view the world’: Green Party highlights gender inequality in STEM on Women and Girls in Science Day
As someone with a science background, science has shaped how I view the world, scrutinise information and make decisions in politics and on my farm. While women have made incredible strides in STEM fields, only about 25% of these roles are filled by women. We know that many future jobs will be green, and science-based, so now is the time to encourage girls to study science, technology, engineering, maths and agriculture and position themselves in really important and worthwhile careers.
Meeting Ireland’s climate goals will mean huge investment in research and development and new technologies, as various sectors of the economy move towards sustainable practices.
Read the full Green Party Press Release here