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Sim Racing & STEM Competition Launches in Dublin with 200 Secondary School Girls

Sim 4 STEM, Dublin City Council and The Dublin City Sports and WellBeing Partnership as part of the Active Cities Initiative, Launch an exciting 5-Week Sim Racing & STEM Competition, Paving the Way for Women in Motorsport and STEM.

DUBLIN - Sim 4 STEM is proud to announce the launch of its groundbreaking Sim racing and STEM competition in Dublin on the 25th of September, with the Dublin City Sports & Well Being Partnership. The 5 week program is aimed at revolutionising the intersection of education, technology, and female empowerment and is set to captivate 200 secondary school girls with an exciting blend of sim racing, STEM exploration, and content creation.

Through a comprehensive sim racing development program, these young talents will embark on an extraordinary journey. Guided by expert instructors they will master the art of sim driving, honing skills in precision, strategy, and determination.

The Sim 4 STEM program is committed to cultivating a profound interest in STEM fields. Participants will dive headfirst into the world of data collection, interpretation, and analysis, unlocking a realm of analytical thinking and problem-solving prowess that will shape their futures.

Prepare for a thrilling showcase of creativity in the content creation segment of the competition. Young women will harness their imagination, storytelling flair, and video editing finesse to craft narratives that captivate hearts and minds alike.

Participants will be evaluated on multiple fronts, with points awarded for their sim racing skills, quality of their content creation, and various STEM tasks. The top 20 point scorers will advance to the sim racing finals competition. Here, winners will make the exhilarating transition from the virtual world, applying their newfound driving skills to a real-life racing car.

"We are excited to kick off the Sim 4 STEM Schools competition in collaboration with Dublin City Council and the Dublin City Sports and Well Being Partnership and Active Cities. The Sim 4 STEM schools competition marks another significant stride in our commitment to fostering women's participation in Motorsport, driven by women.," stated Stefy Bau, Co-founder of Sim 4 STEM.

Nicci Daly, also a Co-founder of Sim 4 STEM, further emphasised, "This initiative presents young women with an opportunity to embark on their journey in Motorsport through the integration of Sim racing and STEM disciplines. Our objective is to identify emerging talents and cultivate increased female representation within the motorsport & STEM industry."

"Dublin City Sports & Well being Partnership through the Active Cities Initiative is proud to be part of this revolutionary endeavour. By fostering the spirit of competition, collaboration, and inclusion, we are nurturing a new generation of empowered female leaders. Active Cities aims to engage, maintain and increase the numbers of citizens regardless of age and ability participating in sport and physical activity in their city." – Carmel O’ Callaghan – Active Cities Officer.

The stage is set for an exciting journey of empowerment, engagement, and exhilaration as Sim 4 STEM and Dublin City Sports Partnership redefine the future of motorsport and inspire young girls to chase their dreams.

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About Sim 4 STEM Schools competition:

Sim 4 STEM schools competition is a pioneering multi week competition that fuses sim racing, STEM education, and digital content creation to fast-track women's inclusion in motorsport and STEM fields. By eliminating barriers of access, exposure, and perception, this initiative, led by women, offers school girls authentic experiences emulating a real-world motorsports team. The program's core pillars encompass sim racing, experiential STEM learning, and digital content creation, creating a dynamic learning environment that kindles passion, nurtures growth, and equips young girls to excel in traditionally male-dominated domains. Through this innovative blend, Sim 4 STEM aspires to ignite enthusiasm, drive transformation, and foster a new generation of confident women poised to make their mark in these industries.

About Dublin City Sports and Wellbeing Partnership:

Dublin City Sports Partnership is dedicated to promoting physical activity, teamwork, and community engagement among the youth of Dublin. By creating opportunities for growth and collaboration, we are building a brighter and more inclusive future. Funding for this programme has been provided by the Active Cities initiative which aims to engage, maintain and increase the numbers of citizens regardless of age and ability participating in sport and physical activity in their city.

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