4000 Years of
Women in Science
About.com Guide to Women's History
Women in Leadership
An on-line professional, refereed journal for women in leadership.
The journal publishes manuscripts that report, synthesize, review,
or analyze scholarly inquiry that focuses on women's issues
American Association of University Women (AAUW)
Association for Women in Computing
Association for Women in Mathematics
Association for Women in Science
AALS Section on Women in Legal Education
Beijing +5 Women 2000:
Equality, Development and Peace for the 21st Century
Special Session of the
General Assembly, 5-9 June 2000
Best Online Resources for Women and Minorities in Science and
Biographies of Women Mathematicians
"These pages are part of an on-going project by students in
mathematics classes at Agnes Scott College, in Atlanta, Georgia,
to illustrate the numerous achievements of women in the field of
mathematics. There are biographical essays or comments on most of
the women mathematicians and some photos."
Center for American Women
"A unit of the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers, The
State University of New Jersey, CAWP is a leading authority in its
field and a respected bridge between the academic and political
Research on Women
For more than 20 years the Center for Research on Women has
been in the forefront of research in which the central questions
are shaped by the experiences and perspectives of women. An
interdisciplinary community of scholars are engaged in research,
programs and publications which examine the lives of women, men
and children in a changing world.
Chronological Index of Women Mathematicians
Chronology of Women's History in Science
"In her clear, accessible argument about what has happened to
women in academe, Martin never stoops to jargon herself. In fact,
her devotion to plain speaking may at times remind the reader of
George Bernard Shaw's devotion to simplified spelling. But in her
30 years as a college professor and philosopher of education, the
author has achieved a clarity of vision that is well served by her
Contributions of Women
Digital Women Business Community Online for Businesswomen
"Digital-Women was created for women in business, business
women and all women around the globe looking for a place to gather
resources, free business tips, free sales tips, free marketing
tips, home business ideas, and a place to network with other
business women and women owned businesses."
With its move from hierarchical to team-based structures and its
dismantling of functional barriers, the organization of the future
is touted as a radical departure from traditional models. The
worker of the future, we are told, must be a collaborative team
player, able to give and receive help, empower others, and operate
in a world of interdependence. This new worker needs relational
skills and emotional intelligence--the ability to work effectively
with others and understand the emotional context in which work
takes place. Paradoxically, the very skills that give
organizations a competitive advantage may be precisely those that
prevent individual employees--especially women--from advancing.
Distinguished Women of Past and Present
This site has biographies of women who contributed to our
culture in many different ways. There are writers, educators,
scientists, heads of state, politicians, civil rights crusaders,
artists, entertainers, and others. Some were alive hundreds
of years ago and some are living today.
Faces of Science: African Americans in the Sciences
Feminist bookstores, publishers, reviews, lists and electronic
versions of women's studies books
This page maintained by the University of Wisconsin System Women's
Feminist Collections: A Quarterly of Women's Studies Resources
"Contains news of the latest print and audiovisual resources for
research and teaching in women's studies"
Gifts of Speech
Gifts of Speech is dedicated to preserving and creating access
to speeches by influential contemporary, women from around the
International Federation of University Women ( IFUW )
The IFUW is "an international non-governmental organization (NGO) of over
180,000 women university graduates from sixty-nine
national federations and
associations throughout the world."
Internet Women's History Sourcebook
Magazines and Newsletters on the Web (Women Focused)
One of the best on the net. Very Extensive.
Michigan State University's Women & International Development
Michigan State University's Women & International Development
Program (WID) promotes teaching, research, and action on
international development and global transformation as they affect
women and gender relations. While WID's primary focus is the
Southern Hemisphere, the program recognizes that the "South" is a
set of relationships rather than a place. Moreover, development
and global change bring costs as well as benefits, which are often
not shared equally by men and women of different nations, races,
classes, and ethnicities.
National Center for Curriculum Transformation Resources on Women
"Focuses on curriculum change projects and activities.
Provides information on helpful resources for faculty as well as
organizational materials for project directors. Specializes
in the scholarship on women and diversity. Is oriented
toward faculty in both secondary and postsecondary education."
The National Museum of Women in the Arts
The National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) brings
recognition to the achievements of women artists of all periods
and nationalities by exhibiting, preserving, acquiring, and
researching art by women and by educating the public concerning
National Organization for Women
National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Technical
"NOGLSTP is a national organization of gays, lesbians, bisexuals,
and transgenders employed or interested in scientific or high
technology fields...and are an affiliate of the American
Association for the Advancement of Science."
National Women's Hall of Fame
"In 1969, a group of women and men of Seneca Falls created the
National Women's Hall of Fame, believing that the contribution of
American women deserved a permanent home in the small village
where it all began. The Hall is home to exhibits, artifacts of
historical interest, a research library and office."
National Women’s History Project
"The National Women’s History Project is a
non–profit organization dedicated to recognizing and celebrating
the diverse and historic accomplishments of women by providing
information and educational material and programs."
National Women's Studies Association
NWSA supports and promotes feminist/womanist teaching, learning,
research, and professional and community service at the pre-K
through post-secondary levels and serves as a locus of information
about the inter-disciplinary field of Women's Studies for those
outside the profession. NWSA publishes a newsletter NWSAction, the
quarterly NWSA Journal and other publications
The Pennsylvania Center for
Women, Politics, and Public Policy
The Pennsylvania Center for Women, Politics, and Public Policy
(PCWPPP) at Chatham University is a non-partisan center devoted to
fostering women's public leadership through education,
empowerment, and action.
Society of Women Engineers
The Society of Women Engineers' Mission is to stimulate women to
achieve full potential in careers as engineers and leaders,
expands the image of the engineering profession as a positive
force in improving the quality of life, and demonstrates the value
Wikipedia's List of female Nobel laureates
Politics Research Section
"The Women and Politics
Research Section serves the profession by organizing traditional
research panels and thematic roundtables at APSA's annual meeting,
by publishing a newsletter, by representing section members'
interests to the APSA, and by honoring distinguished scholarship
with annual awards for the best paper and best dissertation. Over
500 faculty, graduate students, and other scholars are members of
the section which is governed by officers and executive council."
Women and Public
Policy Program - Harvard University
"The Women and Public Policy
Program of Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government was
founded with the internal goal of incorporating an understanding
of gender perspectives on public policy into the education of
future and current leaders trained at the John F. Kennedy School
of Government, and the external goal of contributing to the canon
of scholarship on women and public policy."
Women - Annie Leibovitz
In her book, " Women," Annie Leibovitz portrays a cross-section of
women in the U.S. and encompasses a broad spectrum of subjects. A
selection of these photographs, which were taken especially for
the book, can be seen on the web exclusively on
The New York Times' site.
Women in Higher Education
A monthly publication source of news and views to provide an
overview of issues affecting women on campus.
Women in Cinema: A Reference Guide
Film, cinema, movies, motion pictures -- covers a wide range of
topics. Though "Women in Cinema" narrows the topic in one sense to
a particular type of film, at the same time it broadens it to
include many aspects of topics such as feminism, the women's
movement, and women's issues.
Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering
Science and Engineering
The Iowa State University Library inaugurated its Archives of
Women in Science and Engineering in April 1994. This new archive
was born from the need to document the history of women in science
and engineering -- their social history as well as the story of
their scientific achievements.
Women Nobel Prize
Women of Color
Extensive list of links that focus on women of color in the United
States and around the world
Computing - Past and Present
The University of Maryland women's studies database, begun in
September 1992, serves those people interested in the women's
studies profession and in general women's issues.
"Housed at Northern Arizona University, This database provides a
comprehensive listing of over 1000 periodicals either specifically
dedicated to women's studies/feminist scholarship, or others which
do more than occasional publication of feminist writing &
scholarship. The site provides notations of full text providers,
abstracting and contents services, and library holdings. Academic
journals, political publications, newspapers, newsletters and
'zines are included."
Women's Studies Programs, Departments, & Research Centers
Maintained by Joan Korenman Director of the Center for Women and
Information Technology and Professor of English at the University
of Maryland, Baltimore County. Links to more than 450 women's
studies (including "gender studies") programs, departments, and
research centers around the world that have web sites.
Women's Studies / Women's Issues Resource Sites
"Women's Studies / Women's Issues Resource Sites is a selective,
annotated, highly acclaimed listing of web sites containing
resources and information about women's studies / women's issues,
with an emphasis on sites of particular use to an academic women's
Women Writers was created and is maintained by Mary Mark
Ockerbloom of the Department of Computational Science at Carnegie