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Women in technology

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Center for Women and Information Technology

The Center for Women and Information Technology (CWIT), located at the University of Maryland Baltimore County, was named "the best resource on women and technology on the Web" by ABCNews.com. The center's primary goal is to promote women's involvement in the IT industry. CWIT's Web site provides a wealth of information for women, ranging from learning the basics of computers to IT training and...

https://cwit.umbc.edu/
Women-Related Web Sites in Science/ Technology page

From Joan Korenman of the Department of English at the University of Maryland comes the Women-Related Web Sites in Science/ Technology page. This great collection of Web resources contains dozens of sites that in some way provide information on the contributions of women to science. Example sites include the Committee on the Status of Women in Physics; Douglass Project for Rutgers Women in Math,...

https://userpages.umbc.edu/~korenman/wmst/links_sci.html
The Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (CIRTL)

The Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (CIRTL), housed at the University of Wisconsin, builds off the core principles of teaching-as-research and learning communities to "develop a national faculty in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) committed to implementing and advancing effective teaching practices for diverse student audiences as part of their...

https://www.google.com/a/wisc.edu/ServiceLogin2?continue=htt...
Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology

The Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology is a national organization "that provides platforms allowing women's voices, ideas and spirits to influence technology." In honoring Dr. Anita Borg, who "is responsible for including women in the technological revolution - not as bystanders, but as active participants and leaders," the organization offers programs and events for academics,...

https://anitab.org/
Women Tech World

Women Tech World is "the online home" for the Women's Technician Club, which connects women technicians with each other. In the section featuring Role Models, the organization posts biographies, stories and photos of "wonderful women who have succeeded in occupations ranging from auto technician to computer network engineer to detective and more." Women are invited to add their biographies to this...

http://www.womentechworld.org/
PandoDaily

Launched in early 2012, PandoDaily covers the "unique startup ecosystem" of Silicon Valley and its many offshoots around the world. Several key pieces make this online magazine interesting. First, in a tech world that is largely run by men, the founder and editor-in-chief of PandoDaily is Sarah Lacy, an award-winning journalist and veteran of the tech scene. She has written two interesting books...

https://pando.com/
Nevertheless Podcast

Readers interested in hearing diverse perspectives on technology in education (or those who enjoy thought-provoking storytelling in general) should give the Nevertheless podcast a listen. Produced by Pearson and Storythings, Nevertheless describes itself as "a podcast celebrating the women transforming teaching and learning through technology." Here, visitors will find engaging, relatable audio...

https://medium.com/nevertheless-podcast
Her STEM Story

Her STEM Story is a podcast with a clear mission: "increasing access and the number of women's voices in STEM." Installments highlight women who are thriving in STEM fields, while also recognizing the barriers they faced due to the gender-gaps in their vocational sectors. The podcast is founded and hosted by Prasha Sarwate, an engineer who wanted to "provide a platform to broaden STEM role...

https://herstemstory.com/
She Can STEM

By "giv[ing] visibility to women currently leading the world of STEM," She Can STEM hopes to inspire girls to recognize their potential within STEM fields. The resource highlights the stories of several women, including rocket designers, engineers, inventors, and other STEM superstars, and walks readers through a timeline of each woman's journey. The stories start by exploring what experiences...

https://shecanstem.com/
Latinas in STEM

Founded by Jazlyn Carvajal and Diana Albarran Chicas, two first-generation Americans and first-generation college students with successful STEM careers, Latinas in STEM is a "force from the community [and] for the community." The organization hopes "to inspire and empower parents and K-12 students to pursue STEM, and to help college students and professionals thrive in their careers." On the site,...

http://www.latinasinstem.com/
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