- Actua (Canada) is STEM outreach organization for youth.
- Canadian Association for Girls in Science (CAGIS) is a network of girls with the purpose of promoting, education and supporting interest and confidence in STEM among girls.
- Girls Inc. (Canada) inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold, providing more than 138,000 girls across the U.S. and Canada with life-changing experiences and real solutions to the unique issues girls face.
- TechGirls (Canada) provides national leadership and community to the hundreds of non-profit and industry groups working to encourage more girls to consider tech as a career
- WISEatlantic (Canada) program is primarily engaged in inspiring youth to consider STEM careers and making them aware of the diversity that exists within these fields.
- Girls in Technology (GIT) (US) is led by a committee of Women in Technology (WIT) members who are dedicated to initiating programs designed to create awareness, excitement, educate and inspire girls in grades 6 through 12 to the vast array of opportunities available to women in the fields STEM.
- Girlstart's (US) mission is to increase girls’ interest and engagement in STEM through innovative, nationally-recognized informal STEM education programs.
- Girl Scouts (US) introduces girls of every age to STEM experiences relevant to everyday life. Whether they are discovering how a car's engine runs, how to manage finances, or exploring careers in STEM fields, girls are fast-forwarding into the future.
- Girls RISEnet (US), a partnership between the Miami Science Museum, the Association of Science-Technology Centers, and SECME, Inc., is strengthening the professional capacity of informal science educators to engage and motivate minority girls in grades 6-12 to explore and pursue science and engineering careers.
- HER Ideas in Motion (US) is a Cleveland-based non-profit corporation focused on helping girls achieve in technology and media arts.
- Institute for Women in Trades, Technology and Science (IWITTS) (US) helps educators close the gender gap for women and girls in male-dominated careers, such as technology, the trades and law enforcement.
- Million Women Mentors (US) is an engagement campaign and call to action that mobilizes corporations, government entities, non-profit and higher education groups, around the imperative of mentoring girls and young women in STEM fields.
- National Girls Collaborative Project (NGCP) (US) has a vision to bring together organizations throughout the US that are committed to informing and encouraging girls to pursue careers in STEM.
- Sally Ride Science (US) provides tools for college and career readiness that can build students’ passion for STEM fields and careers.
- Techbridge (US) is a program to expand the academic and career options for girls in science, technology, and engineering.
- SET-Routes is a pan-European network of women scientists from PhD students to institute directors, working in some of the most challenging areas of science: bioinformatics, particle physics, space science, robotics and molecular medicine. SET-Routes’ goal is to awaken young girls' interest in science and to encourage young women graduates to pursue careers in science, engineering and technology – SET.
- "Science: It's a girl thing!" campaign, an initiative of the European Commission, targets girls aged 13-18 -especially those who would not normally be interested in careers in research- and encourages them to study science. Through online and face-to-face activities with inspiring women scientist role models, the campaign reaches out to these teenagers to give real information about the excitement and challenges of being a professional scientist or an engineer.
- WISE (Women in to Science and Engineering) campaign (UK) has a mission to increase the gender balance in the STEM workforce, pushing the presence of female employees from 13% as it stands now, to 30% by 2020.
Programs to Increase the Number of Women in Research in Science and Engineering:
- For Women in Science is a joint program by L’Oréal group and UNESCO which provides support for women researchers on all continents and at different points in their careers.
- NSERC / Pratt & Whitney Chair for Women in Science and Engineering (Ontario, Canada) is a five-year program to advance women in the fields of science and engineering, supported by NSERC (the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada), Pratt & Whitney Canada as industrial partner and the University of Ottawa.
- Anita Borg Institute (US) provides resources and programs to help industry, academia, and government recruit, retain, and develop women leaders in high-tech fields, resulting in higher levels of technological innovation.
- Women in STEM Knowledge Center (WSKC) powered by WEPAN (Women in Engineering Proactive Network) (US) supports efforts to increase the number and prominence of diverse communities of women in STEM by providing an online community of practice with both resources and collaborative workspaces.
- Eument-net is a European network of mentoring programmes promoting women’s careers in academia and research.
Associations and Organizations of Women in Science and Engineering
- Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology is a non-profit association that promotes, encourages and empowers women and girls in science, engineering and technology.
- Association for Women in Science (AWIS) (US) advocates for women in STEM, striving to ensure that, among other things, female scientists are recognized for their achievements, promoted without bias and compensated fairly.
- American Association of University Women (AAUW) (US) is a leading voice promoting equity and education for women and girls.
- Committee on Women in Science, Engineering, and Medicine (CWSEM) (US) is a standing committee of the National Research Council (NRC). Its mandate is to coordinate, monitor, and advocate action to increase the participation of women in science, engineering, and medicine.
- Society of Women Engineers (SWE) (US) is a not-for-profit educational and service organization in the United States that stimulates women to achieve full potential in careers as engineers.
- Scientista Foundation (US) empowers pre-professional women in STEM through content, communities, and conferences.
- Women in Science Research Network (WISRNet) (US) 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.
- European Platform of Women Scientists is an international non-profit organisation that represents the needs, concerns, interests, and aspirations of more than 12.000 women scientists in Europe and beyond.
- Equality Challenge Units Athena SWAN Charter (UK) has been developed to encourage and recognise commitment to combating the under-representation and advancing the careers of women in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine (STEMM) research and academia.
Professional Societies – Australia
- Engineers Australia
- Society of Women Engineers
- Women in Engineering – IEEE (Victoria)
Professional Societies – New Zealand
- Association for Women in the Sciences
- The New Zealand Association of Scientists
- Women in Engineering – Engineers Australia
- Women in Engineering Programme
Dedicated Sites – Australia
- Women in Science Australia
- Women in Science Enquiry Network Inc (WiSENet)
- Australian Government – Women in Science
Universities – Australia
- University of Melbourne - Women in Science and Engineering
- UNSW – Women in Engineering
- University of Melbourne – Women in Science and Engineering (WISE)
- University of Technology Sydney - Women in Engineering and IT
- Monash University – Women in Engineering
- University of Wollongong – Women in Engineering Summit
- University of Newcastle – Women in Engineering
- University of Adelaide – Women in Engineering and Technology
- Murdoch University – Women in Engineering
- University of Queensland - News
- University of Tasmania – Women in Maritime Engineering
- University of Western Australia – Girls in Engineering
- Queensland University of Technology – Women in Engineering Network
- University of Sydney Union – Women in Engineering
- Australian National University – Lisa Brodribb Scholarship for Women in Engineering
- University of Southern Queensland – Go Women in Engineering, Science and Technology (Go WEST) project
- ‘Where are the Women in Australian Science’ exhibition project of the National Foundation for Australian Women and the Australian Science and Technology Heritage of the University of Melbourne
- Aspiring Women in Science Conference 2015
- Australian National Maritime Museum – Women in Science Symposium
- University of New South Wales – Science 50:50 program
- University of Queensland – Women in Science at the Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB)
- University of Sydney – The Women in Science (WISCI) Project
Universities – New Zealand
- Women in Science – The University of Auckland
- Women in Engineering – The University of Auckland
- Women in Engineering Network (WEN)
- Women in Engineering – University of Canterbury
- Australian Government, Australia’s Chief Scientist – Posts tagged in Women in Science
- Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE)
- Australian Academy of Science – Nancy Millis Medal for Women in Science
- The Florey – Committee for Equality in Science of the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health
- L’Oreal - For Women in Science Fellowships
- Bluescope – Women in Engineering
- Minerals Council of Australia
- Queensland Resources Council – Women in Engineering media release 2011
Others - Australia
- LinkedIn Page – Women in Engineering (Engineers Australia)
- Liquid Learning - Women in Leadership
- Facebook Page – IEEE Women in Engineering
- RiAUS – Best of Women in Science
- The Conversation – Women in Science articles
- UNESCO – Gender and Science
Other – New Zealand
- NZ Federation of Graduate Women
http://www.nzfgw.org.nz/scholarships-grants-and-awards/branch-scholarships-grants-and-awards/Note: List of scholarships, grants and awards in science and technology
- Women @ Work
Financial Aid for STEM
STEAM Careers in Art Schools
Emerging Careers in STEAM: Resources & Expert Advice
The emphasis on STEM is changing to STEAM, with the addition of “A” for art. Art schools are as important as tech programs when preparing college students for STEAM careers.