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Updated by Marci Koski on Mar 18, 2013
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National Women's History Month Links (03-2013)

Do you want to find out more about brainy ladies? Check out these organizations to learn more about some outstanding women, past and present. There's something here for all ages, so take a look!

The Society of Women Engineers

For more than six decades, SWE has given women engineers a unique place and voice within the engineering industry. Our organization is centered around a passion for our members' success and continues to evolve with the challenges and opportunities reflected in today's exciting engineering and technology specialties.

Girls Who Code

Girls Who Code is a new organization working to educate, inspire and equip 13- to 17-year-old girls with the skills and resources to pursue opportunities in technology and engineering.

The Bug Chicks

The Bug Chicks teach people of all ages about the incredible world of insects, spiders and other arthropods. Our mission is simple- we aim to change the way people think about these animals.
No fear. No myths. No prejudice. We turn fear into fascination.

National Women's History Museum - NWHM

The National Women's History Museum (NWHM) is dedicated to reclaiming the missing half of history - women's history. Featuring online exhibits, women's biographies, and other women's history facts.

National Women's History Project

Our mission is to recognize and celebrate the diverse and historic accomplishments of women.


TechWomen - a professional mentorship and exchange program to enable women in the field of technology from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) to reach their full potential.

Association for Women in Science

For nearly 40 years, the Association for Women in Science has fought for equity and career advancement for women – from the bench to the board room. We unite women through our nationwide network of chapters and partnerships with aligned professional organizations. Our success is dependent upon the diversity of our members, our corporate and institutional partners and our sponsors -- all of whom are committed to the advancement of women's leadership in STEM.

Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Radio Stories

Listen to stories about fascinating women working and learning in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields; and learn about programs and practices throughout the U.S. designed to broaden the participation of women in STEM.

National Center for Women & Information Technology

The National Center for Women & Information Technology is a non-profit community of more than 300 prominent corporations, academic institutions, government agencies, and non-profits working to increase women's participation in technology and computing. NCWIT helps organizations recruit, retain, and advance women from K-12 and higher education through industry and entrepreneurial careers by providing community, evidence, and action.

International Museum of Women

IMOW is an online social change museum that amplifies the voices of women worldwide through global online exhibitions, the arts and cultural programs that educate, create dialogue and build community. With its unique focus on cultural change, IMOW inspires global action, connects people across borders and transforms hearts and minds to advance the human right to gender equity worldwide. 

Smart Girls at the Party | Change the World by Being Yourself

Smart Girls at the Party is a rapidly expanding online network that aims to help the process of cultivating the authentic selves of young women and the young at heart. Smart Girls recognizes that young women—and their interests—are multi-faceted. We change the world by being ourselves, and being ourselves is a life long quest. Smart Girls hopes to provide some fun reference materials along the way.

National Engineers Week Foundation

During March 6-8, 2013, the Global Marathon becomes a place for connecting women in engineering and technology who “meet” via live Internet chats, telephone conversations, webcasts and live events. The Marathon provides a platform to support and unite women in the fields of engineering and technology.




The FabFems directory is a national database of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) professions who are inspiring role models for young women. The FabFems directory is accessible to young women, girl-serving STEM programs, and other organizations that are working to increase career awareness and interest in STEM.