Hi, my name is Karen Weekes and I aim to be the first Irish female to row solo, 3,000 miles across the Atlantic, starting in December 2021. Join us on our #SHECANDO2021 journey…its going to be a good one!

The #SHECANDO2021 aims and ethos:

#SHECANDO campaign aims to provide a platform for encouraging women, and girls, to push themselves outside their current comfort zone and to believe in their abilities to succeed both in their work and everyday lives. In addition, the #SHECANDO2021 ethos aims to bring more females into the realm of adventure sports. SHECANDO2021 represents that anything is possible when you have self-belief, determination, strategic planning and the setting of progressive goals. 

#SHECANDO also aims to illuminate two of the UN Sustainable Development Goals, specifically ‘gender equality’ and ‘life below water’, which focuses on the conservation of oceans and marine life.

The #SHECANDO2021 team are working hard to ensure these underpinning philosophies remain prevalent throughout the entire campaign


Carmel O'Connor from Kinvara was the lucky winner of the Jim McKee painting

The winning ticket was drawn by Hillary Murray at the quay on Saturday 29th May. Carmel is pictured below in the blue dress. Behind is the Rannoch 25, which the proceeds of the raffle helped to pay for.


Stylish beanie with the shecando2021 logo

€4.00 (shipping)
Total: €19.00

Versatile buff with #shecando2021 logo pink or navy

€2.00 (shipping)
Total: €12.00
Beanie & Buff

Combine a beanie and a buff - a bargain!
pink or navy buff

€5.00 (shipping)
Total: €25.00

Check out my campaign videos below:

How you can help

Spread the word about #SHECANDO2021 and all it believes in. You can also donate to the Gofundme page , the money raised here currently goes directly into the #SHECANDO2021 campaign. Once the journey and its costs are covered, any excess funds will be donated to the Laura Lynn charity.



If your business agrees with the philosophy behind the #shecando2021 campaign, and you want to be part of the adventure, please get in touch at shecando2021@gmail.com