Associations and Related Links

American Association of University Professors
Advocacy organization for graduate students and faculty members.

American Association of University Women
National association advancing equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research. Membership is open to undergraduates and degree holders.

Association for Women in Mathematics
International advocacy group for women and girls in the mathematical sciences. Find out about workshops, travel grants, mentoring opportunities, awards and more. A variety of links are provided for parents, students, educators and professionals.

Association for Women in Science (AWIS)
Cross-disciplinary organization for students and professionals in STEM providing scholarships and internships, networking opportunities, career development, "Washington Wire," and References for "Chilly Climate for Women Faculty in Academe," (a guide for improving the academic environment for women in the sciences), and other benefits and publications.

Committee on the Status of Women in Astronomy
A comprehensive website offering resources and advice for women astronomy students and professionals, put together by the American Astronomical Society’s Committee on the Status of Women in Astronomy.

Gray arrow  See also Status Newsletter, the Committee’s semiannual publication, which contains feature articles, book reviews, biographies and more, with a focus on the lives of women and minorities in astronomy.

IEEE Women in Engineering
For women interested in engineering, IEEE Women in Engineering has an international presence and offers scholarships, news, information about women in science and engineering, and a monthly newsletter. Special sections for girls considering an engineering career.

Society for Canadian Women in Science & Techology
Canadian advocacy group for women and girls in science, offering mentoring, networking, job listings, scholarships. blogs and more. Includes a special section for immigrants to Canada.

Society of Women Engineers
Find out about SWE, an international community of women engineers. Their website offers a wealth of advice on careers, mentoring, scholarships, learning opportunities, conferences and more. Offers resources for girls to learn more about rewarding careers in engineering.

South Africa WISE
Professional organization for women scientists and engineers in South Africa. Provides networking, advocacy, mentoring opportunities and scholarships. Encourages the advancement of science throughout Africa.

Women in Technology International
Membership organization for women in business and technology, providing many online, international and regional opportunities for education and networking. Mentoring, leadership and career development are available.