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Tech Resources and Programs

Advocates for Women in Science, Engineering and Mathematics
Provides mentorship programs and workshops to encourage and support women and girls with science, engineering, and mathematics

A community dedicated to women involved in the Internet and new media technology, offering profiles, reference material, message boards, and online shopping.

Institute for Women and Technology
Spearheads initiatives and programs to that bridge the gap between technology and women professionals, students, girls, and those in underserved communities.

Institute for Women In Trades, Technology & Science
An online resource to encourage and integrate women in technology and law enforcement careers

An online mentoring network for women in science and technology

National Women's History Project
An educational nonprofit organization that celebrates the diverse and historic accomplishments of women by providing educational resources and programs.

San Francisco Women on the Web (SFWOW)
A member-based non-profit organization with a very active list group that seeks to empower women in technology and new media in San Francisco.

Silicon Salley
A great resource for women in the internet and programming industry that includes profiles, product reviews and links covering topics from online investing to script coding.

The Systers Community
An email community devoted only to women in computing.

Wired Woman Society
A member-based organization in Canada that offers mentorship and educational programs as well as awards to encourage women and girls to get involved in technology.

Women in Technology International
A member-based association with regional branches and conferences around the United States.

Women and Girls Tech Up
An online zine for women and girls to participate in discussions about mentoring, networking, technology recruitment, and media images.

Women in Trades and Technology National Network
A non-profit organization that promotes education, recruitment and training of women in trades, technology, and operations.

Women In Multimedia
A non-profit that provides women with resources and education for emerging new media and internet careers.

Women of NASA
Meet, Interact, and Read biographies of inspiring women who have math, science, and technology careers at NASA.
An online community for women technicians in various industries to connect with one another

Women's Work
A resource center for women's groups and activists involved in collaborative projects.

Resources and Outreach Programs for Girls and Technology:

Autodesk: Design Your Future
A program created by Autodesk, the makers of AutCAD an other 3D modeling software. Its aim is to get more girls interested in math, science and technology through mentoring, job shadowing and internship programs.

Center for Children and Technology
Researches, designs and develops curriculum that integrates technology with education and after school programs.

Cyber Sisters
An educational telementoring program for science-math and technology for girls.Matches a middle school girl with a university woman mentor. Site includes a book list-"the Technology Book for Girls" and The Science Book for Girls"

Expanding Your Horizons
Conferences hosted at various universities in the U.S. that include workshops aimed at empowering middle and high school girls to pursue math-based careers like computer science, biometrics and engineering.

Eyes to the Future
Multi-age mentoring program that supports middle-school girls as they make the transition to high school and has published an e-zine called "Speak Out!".

A mentoring program that posts a daily digest of Q&A's between girls and women. Also includes short profiles of women who work in the technology, science and math fields.

Girls in Technology
A mentorship program that includes after-school activities that focus on science, environmental studies, robotics and cool high-tech projects and field trips to science centers, museums and university laboratories.


Founded in Austin, Texas, the Girlstart Tech Center offers after school programs, weekend and summer camps that focus on science, math and technology.

Girl Tech
A great online community for girls to interact and to get tons of resources on technology and invention, as well as learn more about inspiring women role models in the field.

Robot Chick Union (RCU)
Focus on high school girls interested in science and technology. Also has opportunites for women college students and professionals to become mentors to these girls.

Tap Junior
An online resource providing links and articles focused on girls interested in science, math and technology

A project through the Chabot Space and Science center that seeks to connect middle and high school girls in Oakland with technology through mentorship programs, training programs for teachers, and available technical resources.

Women and Girls Tech Up
An online zine for women and girls to participate in discussions about mentoring, networking, technology recruitment, and media images.



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