Websites Featuring Women in Science and Mathematics

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Graduate Women in Science/Sigma Delta Epsilon

http://www.gwis.org

 

U of M WISE Student Group

http://www1.umn.edu/women/wise.html

 

University of Minnesota Office for University Women

http://www.umn.edu/women

 

Association for Women in Science (AWIS)

http://www.awis.org

 

American Association of University Women

http://www.aauw.org/

 

Expect the Best from a Girl ad campaign and background

http://www.academic.org

  

Advocates for Women in Science, Engineering and Mathematics

http://www.saturdayacademy.pdx.edu/awsem

 

Women in Science Section of the New York Academy of Sciences

http://www.nyas.org/

 

Committee on Women in Science and Engineering

http://www7.nationalacademies.org/cwse/

  

SciCentral links to organizations of women and minorities in science and engineering

http://www.scicentral.com/

 

South African Women in Science and Engineering and Third World Organizations for Women in Science

http://www.ictp.it/

http://www.twows.org/

 

Canadian Coalition of Women in Engineering, Science and Technology (CCWEST)

http://www.ccwest.org/

 

Archives of Women in science and engineering oral history project

http://www.lib.iastate.edu/spcl/wise/neh.html

 

The Ada Project—Women in Computer Science

http://www.cs.yale.edu/homes/tap/tap.html

http://www.portnet.k12.ny.us/port2000/women.htm

 

Institute for Women and Technology—see discussion list below

http://www.systers.org

 

Women Entrepreneurs in Science and Technology

http://www.westorg.org

 

The International Network of Women in Technology (WITI)—see discussion list below

http://www.witi.com

 

Celebration of Women in Engineering: Dispelling Myths, Profiling Excellence

http://www.engineergirl.org

 

Society of Women Engineers

http://www.swe.org/

 

Women in Engineering at Ryerson Polytechnic

http://www.ee.ryerson.ca:8080/~gosha/wiec.html

 

Women in Engineering Program Advocate's Network (WEPAN)

http://www.wepan.org

 

Women in Engineering Committee of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

http://www.ieee.org/women/

 

Women’s Aquatic Network

http://www.womensaquatic.net/

 

Women at [Woods Hole] Marine Biological Laboratory: The Early Years

http://www.mbl.edu/inside/what/news/publications/women_index.html

 

Committee on the Status of Women in Physics at the American Physical Society

http://www.aps.org/educ/cswp/index.cfm

 

CONTRIBUTIONS OF 20TH CENTURY WOMEN TO PHYSICS

http://cwp.library.ucla.edu

 

Women Chemists Committee of the American Chemical Society

http://membership.acs.org/W/WCC/

 

Iota Sigma Pi—National Honor Society for Women in Chemistry

http://www.iotasigmapi.info/

 

Women in Cell Biology

http://www.ascb.org/committees/wicb/

 

American Medical Women’s Association

http://www.amwa-doc.org/

 

Women in Medicine Program of the Association of American Medical Colleges

http://www.aamc.org/members/wim/

 

Women in Neuroscience

http://www.beemnet.com/win/index.htm

 

Women in Biology Internet Launch Page

http://www-rcf.usc.edu/~forsburg/bio.html

 

Biographies of Women Mathematicians

http://www.scottlan.edu/lriddle/women/women.html

 

Biographies of Women Mathematicians

http://www.camel.math.ca/Women/BIOG/Biographies.html

 

Women in Math Project

http://darkwing.uoregon.edu/~wmnmath/

 

Association for Women in Mathematics

http://www.awm-math.org/

 

European Women in Mathematics

http://www.math.helsinki.fi/EWM/

 

Women in Cable and Telecommunications

http://www.wict.org/

 

MentorNetMentoring by e-mail for women in engineering, science, and mathematics

http://www.mentornet.net

 

Women In Science--International Registry for Women in Science, Electronic Field Trips, a Mentoring Area, Online Interviews, Biographies, and more.

http://library.thinkquest.org/20117/mainreg.shtml

 

The Nobel Prize Internet Archive—has a Women Nobelists page

http://www.almaz.com/nobel/women.html

 

The Faces of Science: African-Americans in the Sciences—has a women scientists page

http://www.princeton.edu/~mcbrown/display/faces.html

 

4000 Years of Women in Science

http://www.astr.ua.edu/4000WS/4000WS.html

 

Online Resources for Women and Minorities in Science and Technology

http://www.edu-cyberpg.com/Teachers/womenminoritiestech.html

 

National Women’s History Project—catalog has resources on women in science and math

http://www.nwhp.org/

 

Notable Women Ancestors—has some interesting pages and links!

http://www.rootsweb.com/~nwa/

 

Distinguished Women of Past and Present—has list by field, including many sciences

http://www.distinguishedwomen.com/

 

NOTABLE WOMEN IN ENGINEERING—LOTS of cool links

http://www.tamu.edu/west/nwe/index.html

 

Past Notable Women of Computing & Mathematics

http://www.cs.yale.edu/homes/tap/past-women.html

 

4000 Years of Women in Science

http://www.astr.ua.edu/4000WS/

 

Women in Math Project—has a "People" page with biographies (although not the easiest layout to use)

http://darkwing.uoregon.edu/~wmnmath/

 

The History of Women in Astronomy

http://www.erols.com/njastro/barry/bar-page/womenast.htm

 

Women of NASA

http://quest.arc.nasa.gov/women/

 

Female mathematicians

http://www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk:80/~history/Indexes/Women.html

 

CSWA Women in Astronomy

http://www.stsci.edu/stsci/service/cswa/women/

http://www.aas.org/~cswa/

 

Canada : Women in Science and Technology: Profiles of girls and women

http://www.harbour.sfu.ca/scwist/

  

Female astronauts and cosmonauts

http://womenshistory.about.com/od/aviationspace/

 

The Girl Scientist Web Site—currently features profiles of women scientists, soon to include a bookstore

http://www.girlscientist.org

 

Singing Science's Praises—one of the more interesting profiles I’ve ever read! Check it out!

http://www.scientainment.com/la.htm

 

Sci4Kids—the Science behind agriculture

http://www.ars.usda.gov/is/kids

 

Interactive Learning Exhibits—Amusement Park Physics and Math in Everyday Life, to name just two

http://www.learner.org/exhibits

 

Science and Mathematics Initiative for Learning Enhancement

Science teaching modules for elementary and high school teachers and fun learning activities

http://www.iit.edu/~smile

 

Women of Achievement

http://www.undelete.org/

http://www2.edc.org/WomensEquity/women.htm

 

The White House Project—campaign to make it possible for women to run for president and other key positions

http://www.thewhitehouseproject.org

 

National Women’s Hall of Fame

http://www.greatwomen.org

 

Discussion Lists

 

WISENET: Women in Science and Engineering Network

The focus of this group is issues relevant to the education and employment of women in the sciences, mathematics, and engineering.

To subscribe, send a message to listserv@UICVM.CC.UIC.EDU, no

subject, with the message "subscribe wisenet first_name last_name".

WOMUNSCI - Women Undergraduates in Science

WOMUNSCI, for WOMen UNdergraduates in SCIence, is a mailing list for discussion concerning the topic of increasing participation of undergraduate women in science. This list is devoted to looking at that question at the undergraduate level. Membership is open to college science educators and administrators and women undergraduates interested in science.

To subscribe, send a message to majordomo@cs.umass.edu, no subject, with

the message "subscribe womunsci_your e-mail address_your name

 

WITI - Women in Technology

The focus of the list is to discuss aspects of women in technology.

To subscribe, send a message to witi-request@aero.org.

 

WIPHYS - Women in Physics

Over 750 subscribers from around the world exchange advice, network, and discuss issues of interest to women in physics on WIPHYS.

To subscribe to WIPHYS, send a message to majordomo@aps.org

No subject, with the message "subscribe wiphys"

Graduate Women in Science Electronic Discussion Group

This email-based discussion group, affiliated with Sigma Delta Epsilon/Graduate Women in Science (SDE/GWIS), has the goal of connecting all interested women scientists with access to the Internet. One need not be a member of GWIS to participate.

To subscribe send a message to sheri_cole@som-bsb.ucsd.edu.

FIST - Feminists in Science and Technology

The purpose of this list is to discuss feminists in science and technology, feminist science and feminist critiques of science and technology. In addition, the purpose includes discussion of the teaching of science, and the implementation of technology.

To subscribe, send a message to listserv@dawn.hampshire.edu, no subject,

with the message "subscribe first first_name last_name".

Systers

Systers is a private, unmoderated electronic mailing list intended to allow professional women in the field of computing to discuss issues of mutual interest. The intended membership of the list is the technical female computer professional and female students.

To subscribe send a message to systers-admin@systers.org with "subscribe" in the subject line.

EDEQUITY

This list serves as a forum to discuss how to attain equity for males and females and how gender equity can be a helpful construct for improving education for all. This list gives people an opportunity to ask questions and exchange information about teaching strategies, useful texts and films, innovative programs, current research, and funding sources.

To subscribe send a message to Majordomo@mail.edc.org, no subject with the message "subscribe edequity" and/or to subscribe to the digest "subscribe edequity-digest."

 

WIGSAT Women in Global Science and Technology Network

WIGSAT is a network of women scientists and technologists. One of the main goals of WIGSAT is to promote international collaboration and coalition building for development among women scientists and technologists around the world.

To subscribe send a message to mailto:WIGSAT-L@list.ifias.ca, no subject, with the message "subscribe."

 

WMST- L - Women's Studies List

This list invites instructors, librarians, researchers, and program administrators to engage in dialogues concerning the instruction and development of Women's Studies courses and programs and the current research. This list does not allow discussions of gender, social, or

political issues. Due to the level of membership you can expect 100+ messages each week.

To Subscribe send a message to listserv@umdd.umd.edu with the message "subscribe to WMST-L "

 

Thanks to Kimerly Wilcox, Ph.D. and Michelle Douskey, Ph.D. for providing much of this information and to the Association for Women in Science for permission to use their published compilation.