How I work: ‘Stay curious – that, more than anything, will cultivate creativity and innovation’

Gillian Keating, solicitor and co-founder of I Wish, talks about the crucial role of collaboration in innovation – and how the true nature of leadership is in helping others to lead

Gillian Keating: ‘Positivity, resilience and empathy are the key attributes required to negotiate the typical ups and downs of working life.’ Photo: John Allen

Gillian Keating is a co-founder of I Wish, a social enterprise committed to showcasing the power of science, technology, engineering and maths (Stem) to female secondary school students. The I Wish annual showcase event, to be held virtually on March 4 at, will reach 10,000 girls. Gillian leads Ronan Daly Jermyn’s corporate and commercial department and the law firm’s technology and life sciences groups.

In the run-up to I Wish 2021, we have asked ...