Recommended Web Sites for
Young Women or Parents
This web site is designed to help girls and young women turn their imagination into reality with a
future in engineering. The site offers career facts, education tips, lists of great achievements, and
provides an interactive module to ask questions of current engineers.
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A non-profit organization founded in Austin, Texas which encourages and empowers girls in
mathematics, science, technology and engineering.
Expect the Best from a
This web site profiles a number of mental skills and characteristics that girls and boys can share
with similar coaching and provides helpful information for parents to help their daughters excel.
A web site featuring an excellent list of national and regional links to technology programs designed
just for girls. The site features activities sponsored through agencies such as the YWCA, Girls
Incorporated and the Backyard Project.
Presents math challenges for families by the National Science Foundation and the U.S. Department of
Education. Targets junior high aged girls.
PRIVATE"Design Your Future: Math, Science, and Technology for Girls" is an initiative that
was launched by Autodesk in October, 1997 and is championed by Autodesk Chairman and CEO Carol Bartz.
Design Your Future Website
This rich, engaging site, designed and maintained by High School interns who are women provides links
to other sites that share their vision and introduces girls to role models and other resources.
Design Your Future Toolkit
Whether you're helping girls or any other group underrepresented in the technology professions, the
Design Your Future Toolkit contains a wealth of information to help you start your own programs.
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Recommended Web Sites
A web site designed to share knowledge with those interested in learning more about technology
through an interactive community of women. The site includes a job profile section, job classifieds,
“techie” toy profiles, jargon defininitions, tech resources and the latest news.
An online interactive community that encourages women to explore job opportunities in technology and
to build successful computer careers.
An online community for web designers, developers and programmers that publishes new content weekly
through its online newsletter.
Institute for Women
This site is dedicated to gathering individuals committed to changing the world for women in
technology careers. Programs are designed to promote the mission in unique ways that benefit specific
communities. The site also features a Virtual Development Center.
Center for Women and
This web site was established to encourage women to become more involved with information technology.
The Center offers many resources on its web site, including extensive news coverage of women and IT,
announcements of relevant conferences and calls for papers, a bibliography of books about women and IT,
Association for Women in
A non-profit national technology organization that promotes the advancement of women across all
Association for Women
This non-profit organization is dedicated to encouraging women and girls in the mathematical
sciences. This site includes information about a mentor network.
Women in Technology
This professional organization offers online resources including newsletters, leadership profiles,
conferences and a special site for young women. This is a good site for current statistics relating to
all computer industries.
American Association of University Women
This site offers numerous resources for career-oriented women including a recent
“Tech-Savvy” study that addresses educating girls in the news computer age.