Women

Prime Sites

  • Distinguished Women of Past and Present - biographies of women who contributed to culture in many different ways, writers, educators, scientists, heads of state, politicians, civil rights crusaders, artists, entertainers & others: Name Index, Subject Index, Related Sites

  • Maryland University (US), Women's Studies Online Resources - find web sites focusing on women's studies or women's issues, women- or gender-related e-mail lists, women's studies files from the WMST-L File Collection, links to women's studies programs around the world & to Center for Women and Information Technology, financial aid for women, updates to Internet Resources on Women
  • The National Women's History Project (NWHP) (CA) - non-profit organization dedicated to recognizing & celebrating diverse & historic accomplishments of women by providing info, educational material & programs: Women's History Month, News and Events, Resource Center, Information

Other Sites

  • The Ada Project (TAP) (US) - clearinghouse for info & resources related to women in computing, collection of links to other online resources, info on conferences, projects, discussion groups, organizations, fellowships and grants, notable women in Computer Science
  • American Association of University Women (AMWA) (US) - Advancing equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, and research: advocacy (Public Policy, Legal Advocacy Fund), education (Fellowships/Grants/Awards, Campus Action Projects, National Conference, National Girls Collaborative Project, Community Programs), research (News and Updates)
  • American Medical Women's Association (US) - functions at local, national & international level to advance women in medicine & improve women's health by providing & developing leadership, advocacy, education, expertise, mentoring & strategic alliances: advocacy, awards, grants & recognition, career development, education programs, meetings & events, membership, patient information, programs & resources, publications, students, support
  • Archives of Women in Science & Engineering (WISE) (US) - preserves historical heritage of American women in science & engineering: collection list & development, rare books, new acquisitions, related links, secondary sources, oral history project, virtual exhibits
  • Association for Women in Maths (US) - encourages women & girls to study & have active careers in mathematical sciences, promotes equal opportunity & treatment of women & girls in mathematical sciences: newsletter, calendar, programs (workshops, travel, Kovalevsky days, prizes, awards, lectures), resources (education, careers, forums, bibliography)
  • Association for Women in Science (AWIS) (US) - dedicated to achieving equity & full participation for women in science, mathematics, engineering & technology: career development (Job Listings, Awards, Internships, Scholarships/Fellowships, Volunteer Opportunities, Links, Mentoring), news & events, publications, store
  • California University (US), Contributions of 20th Century Women to Physics - archive presenting & documenting some important & original contributions made before 1976 by 20th century women: 83 eminent physicists, search archive, fascinating documents, annotated photo gallery, in her own words, some physics history, 500+ books and articles
  • IEEE Women in Engineering - professional organization dedicated to promoting women engineers and scientists and inspiring girls around the world to follow their academic interests to a career in engineering
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  • International Federation of University Women - girls’ and women’s global organization; by and for women, advocating for women’s rights, equality and empowerment through access to quality education and training
  • Maryland University (US), Center for Women & info Technology - provides global leadership in achieving women’s full participation in all aspects of information technology (IT)
  • Michigan University (US), Center for the Education of Women (CEW) - encouraging and enhancing the education and careers of adult women through programs and services, advocacy and research.
  • National Women's Studies Association (NWSA) (US) - promoting and supporting production and dissemination of knowledge about women and gender through teaching, learning, research and service
  • Society of Women Engineers (US) - gives women engineers unique place and voice within the engineering industry; centered around passion for members' success; evolves with challenges and opportunities in today's engineering and technology specialties
  • Women in Technology International (WITI (US) - mission to empower women worldwide to achieve unimagined possibilities and transformations through technology, leadership and economic prosperity
  • Women in Higher Education (US) - monthly practitioner’s news journal designed to help smart women on campus get wise about how gender affects their being successful in the male-dominated world of higher education
  • Women's Institute for Freedom of the Press (US) - working over 40 years for media democracy and media justice