Other Organizations for Women in Science and Women in General

American Association of University Women (AAUW)

posted Jun 8, 2010, 10:36 PM by Glenna Buford

A national organization that promotes education and equity for all women and girls.

ACM's Committee on Women in Computing (ACM-W)

posted Jun 8, 2010, 10:35 PM by Glenna Buford

The mission of ACM-W is to engage in activities and projects that aim to improve the working and learning environments for women in computing.

Association for Women in Computing (AWC)

posted Jun 8, 2010, 10:34 PM by Glenna Buford

AWC, founded in 1978, is a national organization that encourages, promotes, and serves the interest of women in computing.

Association for Women in Science (AWIS)

posted Jun 8, 2010, 10:33 PM by Glenna Buford

AWIS, a non-profit organization based in Washington, D.C., was founded in 1971 to expand education and employment opportunities in science for girls and women. Dedicated to achieving equity and full participation for women in science, mathematics, engineering and technology, AWIS has over 5,000 members in fields spanning the life and physical sciences, mathematics, social science, and engineering.

Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

posted Jun 8, 2010, 10:32 PM by Glenna Buford

SWE's mission is to stimulate women to achieve full potential in careers as engineers and leaders, expand the image of the engineering profession as a positive force in improving the quality of life, and to demonstrate the value of diversity.

Women in Technology International (WITI)

posted Jun 8, 2010, 10:31 PM by Glenna Buford

WITI, founded in 1989, is a rapidly growing association of more than 6,000 members, 95% of whom are professional women working in technology organizations. WITI is dedicated to increasing the number of women in executive roles, helping women become more financially independent and technology-literate, and encouraging young women to choose careers in science and technology.

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