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Women and STEM
The Engineer Girl website is designed to bring national attention to the exciting opportunities that engineering represents for girls and women.
NASA Women and Girls Initiative
This website includes a stunning collection of 64 videos and essays from women across the agency who contribute to NASA’s mission in many different ways
Nature - Women in Science
Science remains institutionally sexist. Despite some progress, women scientists are still paid less, promoted less frequently, win fewer grants and are more likely to leave research than similarly qualified men. This special issue of Nature takes a hard look at the gender gap — from bench to boardroom — and at what is being done to close it.
Smithsonian -Women in Science
A collection of article from the Smithsonian Institute on women in the sciences.
Women in Science Research Network
The Women in Science Research Network (WISRNet) is a cross-disciplinary network of academics, archivists and practising scientists who have come together to examine the participation of women in learned scientific societies, from the early 19th century to current times.
Women in STEM: A Gender Gap to Innovation
A report published by the U.S. Department of Commerce Economics and Statistics Administration
Gender Equity in Education
This data snapshot highlights several differences in educational opportunities between males and females from prekindergarten through higher education. Published by The U.S. Department of Education: Department of Civil Rights.
AAUW - Solving the Equation The Variables for Women's Success in Engineering and Computing
This report focuses on the underrepresentation of women in engineering and computing and provides practical ideas for educators and employers seeking to foster gender diversity. From new ways of conceptualizing the fields for beginning students to good management practices,the report recommends large and small actions that can add up to real change.
AAUW - Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
In an era when women are increasingly prominent in medicine, law, and business, why are there so few women scientists and engineers?
AAUW - Women in STEM - Women in Community Colleges - Access to Success
Millions of women attend community colleges to earn certificates or degrees or to prepare for transfer to a four-year institutions, yet women remain underrepresented in high-demand, traditionally male fields such as science and technology.