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Organizations: Gender Equity & Women in STEM

Ada Project
Purpose to create clearinghouse of information on conferences, projects, discussion groups and organizations, and fellowships and grants related to females in computing.

American Association of University Women
Promotes education and equity for women and girls and offers fellowships/grant awards, research reports, and community programs.

Anita Borg Institute for Women in Technology
Dedicated to increasing the impact of women on all aspects of technology.

Association for Women in Mathematics
Promotes equal opportunity and the equal treatment of women and girls in the mathematical sciences.

Association for Women in Science
Devoted to achieving equity and full participation of women in STEM fields.

The Center for Women in Technology
Mission to provide global leadership in achieving women's full participation in all aspects of information technology (IT) and engineering with community building, mentoring, and research opportunities.

Committee on Women in Science and Engineering
Coordinates, monitors, and advocates action to increase the participation of women in science and engineering.

Gender Issues ­ WISMAC (Women in Science and Medicine Advisory Committee)
Presents advice and initiatives on issues related to women in science and medicine.

GirlGeeks
Designed to encourage women to develop their careers in technology.

Girls, Math & Science Partnership
Mission to provide informal learning opportunities to influence interest and participation in math, science and technology, targeted specifically to middle school girls.

IGNITE (Inspiring Girls Now in Technology Evolution)
Mission to inspire girls to consider a career in high-technology professions.

International Organisation of Women and Mathematics Education (IOWME)
Commitment to achieving equity in education and studying the relationship between gender and the teaching and learning of mathematics.

Myra Sadker Advocates for Gender Equity
Organization dedicated to promoting equity in schools.

National Girls Collaborative Project
Dedicated to building a directory of organizations and programs that focus on motivating girls to pursue careers in STEM fields to facilitate networking, shared resources, and collaboration on STEM-related projects for girls.

National Institute for Women in Trades, Technology, & Science
Dedicated to helping women to successfully integrate into male-dominated careers via training, publications, products, e-strategies, and research projects.

Promoting Equality in Maths Achievement (PREMA)
Mission to deepen the understanding of socio-cultural and pedagogic factors that impede upon girls' performance in mathematics to boys.'

Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
Organization that empowers women to succeed and advance in the field of engineering.

Women and Math Education (WME)
Purpose is to promote the mathematics education of girls and women.

Women in Technology International (WITI)
Founded to help women advance by providing access to and support from other professional women working in all sectors of technology.

Women in Engineering Proactive Network (WEPAN)
Advocates for attracting, retaining and promoting women in engineering.

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