A totally free index of Internet resources for the K-12 Community.
Many new doors have opened for women in science and technology. Still, many younger women remain unaware of the possibilities. These sites can help inspire them.
Naturally, this site projects some advocacy spaces for women’s rights. However, a very important component of school reform is to create environments that are more responsive to the current needs (without sacrificing the foundations) of our young populations.
While vendor brochures contain nice photos of girls exploring technology, employment statistics tell a different story.
The lower the grade in which reform is initiated and at which young women are tantalized and brought into the mainstream, the better the chances for success.
The National Women's Hall of Fame's mission statement is "Showcasing great women... Inspiring all!" The site includes pictures and biographies on 100's of inductees, from Abigale Addams to Maya Angelou to Elizabeth Jane Cochran to Lucille Ball. learn more
The National Women's History Alliance celebrates is dedicated to promoting Women's History and the goals of education, empowerment, equality, and inclusion. Their Resources section highlights the diverse and historic accomplishments of women, providing educational and promotional materials, including Celebrate the100th Anniversary of Women's Right to Vote (1920-2020). learn more
Society of Women Engineers provides projects, events, and the ability to connect with women engineers in your area. SWENext is a way to become part of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) as a student through the age of 18. Membership is free for students! They also have a (very) reduced membership rate for K-12… learn more
When it comes to the topic of women in science, Marie Curie usually dominates the conversation. After all, she discovered two elements, was the first women to win a Nobel Prize, in 1903, and was the first person to win a second Nobel, in 1911. But Curie was not the first female scientist. Many other… learn more
Votes for Women came out of an exhibit at the Huntington Museums and Gardens. This forty-eight-page album commemorates the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution thru photographs, posters, postcards, and letters. learn more
WITI helps women advance by providing access to – and support from – other professional women working in all sectors of technology. They have an extensive Resources section that will be of interest to both students and educators. learn more
The Library of Congress hosts hundreds of images and resources that are free to use and reuse. These images were selected for Women's History Month. Print out a set of images and let your students research who they were and why they are a part of Women's History Month. learn more