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Information about AWIS Chapters and Affiliates can be found at https://awis.site-ym.com/?ChapterList

International AWIS Sister Organizations:

Australia, WISENET
Canada, CAWIS
Europe, EWISH
Ireland, WITS
South Africa, SA WISE,South African Women in Science and Engineering
(courtesy University of Cape Town)
Association for Women in Science and Engineering in the United Kingdom, AWISE

Other Organizations

American Association of University Women (AAUW) Programs

1111 Sixteenth St., NW
Washington, DC 20036
800-326-AAUW
Email: info@aauw.org Home Page: http://www.aauw.org/
Sales: 800-225-9998 (after 2/1/00) The AAUW Educational Foundation provides a variety of resources for promoting gender equity in education, including books and videotapes that capture the highlights of what is working for girls in public schools.

American Chemical Society (ACS)

Women Chemists Committee
1155 16th St., NW
Washington, D.C. 20036
202-872-4600
Home Page: http://membership.acs.org/W/WCC/ The Women Chemists Committee seeks to be leaders in attracting, developing and promoting women in the chemical sciences. The' goals of the committee are to attract women to a profession in the chemical sciences, to provide leadership for career development opportunities for women chemists, and to promote and recognize the professional accomplishments of women chemists. They publish a newsletter, list job position announcements, and other items of interest.

Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM)

4114 Computer and Space Science Bldg.
University of Maryland
College Park, MID 20742-2461
301-405-7892
Email: awm@math.umd.edu

Association for Women Geoscientists

P.O. Box 280
Broomfield CO 80038-0280
Emai:l office@awg.org Home Page: http://www.awg.org AWG is quite active, with a national conference each year, good representation at a number of the professional meetings, a speakers bureau of women scientists who speak on quite a variety of topics, and 15 local chapters.

Center for Women Policy Studies

1211 Connecticut Avenue, N.W. Suite 312
Washington, DC 20036
202-872-1770 fax: 202-296-8962
Home Page: http://www.centerwomenpolicy.org/ The Center for Women Policy Studies is an independent, national multiethnic and multicultural feminist policy research and advocacy institution, founded in 1972. The Center addresses issues that have significant implications for women. The Center's work seeks to incorporate the perspectives of women, in all their diversity, in the formulation of public policy that ensures the just and equitable treatment of women.

National Council for Research on Women

11 Hanover Square New York, NY 10005
212-785-7335 fax: 212-785-7350
Email: ncrw@ncrw.org Home Page: http://www.ncrw.org/ The National Council, composed of research centers and affiliate organizations, generates and facilitates research and promotes visibility for feminist research and analysis It builds stronger links between research, policy, action, and the media. The Council publishes "The Girls Report," a frequently revised survey of current studies on girls, as well as a recent issue of their publication "IQ" devoted to women and girls in science, math, and engineering.

Committee on the Status of Women in Physics

American Physical Society
One Physics Ellipse
College Park, MD 20740-3844
301-209-3232 The Committee provides information about careers in physics to girls and women and provides other support and services to women in physics.

Committee on Women in Science and Engineering

National Academy of Sciences, Harris Building
2001 Constitution Ave., NW
Washington, D.C. 20418
202-334-2709
Home Page: http://www.nas.edu/cwse/

International Network of Women in Technology (WITI)

4641 Burnet Avenue
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
818-990-1987
Email: info@witi.com Membership organization with a tech job board, local chapters, and publications. Holds an annual conference which often has a component program for girls.

National Coalition of Girls Schools

228 Main St. Concord, MA 01742
978-287-4485 fax: 978-287-6014
Home Page: http://www.ncgs.org/ The NCGS has a free directory of girls' schools and how to choose one, as well as publications for purchase on topics of interest to parents and girls. Their Web site has an area for girls.

National Science Foundation (NSF)

1800 G St., NW
Washington, D.C. 20550
Home Page: http://www.nsf.gov NSF provides free information about grants and fellowships for women, as well as many other types of information and services for women in science. NSF is, however, huge and you should be as specific as possible when contacting them with a request.

Sigma Delta Epsilon

Graduate Women in Science
PO Box 240726
Apple Valley, MN 55124
Home Page: http://www.gac.edu/People/orgs/gwis

Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

National Headquarters
120 Wall St., 11th Floor
New York, NY 10005-3902
212-509-9577 
Home Page: http://www.swe.org

WEPAN (Women in Engineering Programs Advocates Network)

Member Services Office
1284 CIVL Bldg, Room G-293
West Lafayette, IN 47907-1284
765-494-5387 fax: 765-494-9152
Email: wiep@ecn.purdue.edu Home Page: http://wepan.engr.washington.edu/

Other Resources:

TAP - The Ada Project, Women in Computer Science
AEL - Appalachia Educational Laboratory, Inc., Charleston, WV
EPA - Environmental Protection Agency
NSF - National Science Foundation
Women and Computer Science (courtesy Ellen Spertus at MIT)
(courtesy Jerome McDonough at University of California, Berkeley)
Women in the Engineering Industry (courtesy Kaitlin Sherwood)
Yahoo Index on Social Science - Women's Studies

Scholarships for Women
Reviews of Online Master's in Engineering Programs
College Scholarships and other Resources for Women

Computer Science Resources for Women
Guide to STEM Opportunities for Women and Minorities

Closing the Gender Gap: Career Tips & Resources for Women
Non-Traditional Careers for Women:Opportunities and Benefits for Women in Male-Dominated Professions


 

The Greatest Women in Science History


Aviation Resources:

Women in Aviation, International
Women of NASA
IWASM