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View Resource Committee on Women in Science and Engineering (CWSE)

Formed in 1991, the mission of CWSE is to increase participation of women in careers in the sciences and engineering. The Committee is involved in conducting research and disseminating current data on the participation of women in these fields, and in monitoring the progress of these efforts. Edited by Linda Skidmore, the CWSE Directory of Organizations Encouraging Women in Science and Engineering...

http://sites.nationalacademies.org/pga/cwsem/
View Resource Women of NASA

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is working hard to encourage women to enter careers in mathematics, science, and engineering. This site is a wonderful resource for educators wishing to encourage their female students to challenge themselves, feel confident of their successes, and accept their failures. Highlights of the site are profiles of NASA women scientists, online...

https://women.nasa.gov/
View Resource 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/
View Resource Engineer Girl!

Operated by the National Academy of Engineering, Engineer Girl is a Web site that increases awareness of the opportunities that exist in this profession for women and girls. There is a lot of material covered on the site that will give anyone a good understanding of what engineering is and why it is important. Information about the many different disciplines within engineering are explained in...

https://www.engineergirl.org/
View Resource 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/
View Resource Career Options for Women

The governments of various Canadian provinces have worked together to sponsor a website that features video programs which profile women in typically male-dominated career fields, especially positions in the trades and in technology. Visitors will find the written profiles of women in three series, each of which explores 13 different career categories. Some of the categories profile multiple...

http://careeroptions.org/careeroptions/english_index.htm