Ørsted Becomes First Renewable Energy Sponsor of I Wish STEM Showcase

Renewable energy company Ørsted, has become the first renewable energy company to sponsor the I Wish STEM showcase event which promotes careers in STEM to young women. The ninth annual I Wish STEM Showcase attracted 3,000 female students to the event in Dublin, with more than 15,000 attending virtually.
Ørsted Becomes First Renewable Energy Sponsor of I Wish STEM Showcase
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I WISH is a community committed to showcasing the power of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Maths to teenage girls. We run outreach activities, mentorship programmes, TechForGood laptop donations, twinning programs, further education programs and showcase events reaching a global audience.

During the Girls in STEM 10 Fast Facts panel discussion, Olivia Roche, Project Developer at Ørsted spoke about her experience as a woman in STEM and the diversity of her role at Ørsted. She shared insights with those attending on the development of wind and solar farms in Ireland and globally, as well as the processes behind securing land, engaging with communities, and working with planners and environmental experts to assess projects' possible impacts. 

Ørsted has to date invested over €500m in Irish renewables, managing 10% of the total wind assets across the island of Ireland which is equivalent to powering over 250,000 homes. Their Irish headquarters are based in Cork City, where it employs 90 people. 

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