http://www.crpc.rice.edu/CRPC/Women/GirlTECH/

Participating teachers receive intensive technology training and explore innovative teaching strategies that impact equity in the classroom.


Imaginary Lines was founded by former astronaut Sally Ride - America's first woman in space - to provide support for all the girls who are, or might become, interested in science, math and technology. http://www.imaginarylinesinc.com/


The mission of CyberSisters is to invite and encourage middle school girls to engage their minds, their curiosity, and their imaginations in mathematics, science, and computer technology by matching a middle school girl with a university woman mentor.        http://www.cyber-sisters.org/

Books to Read


MentorGirls.org is a grass roots, community outreach program connecting women in industry with girls in our communities and schools.

Researchers to speak about gender gap in computing

The challenge of recruiting female engineers, long a problem for
high-tech companies, begins as early as kindergarten, according to
new research.

The Women's Educational Equity Act (WEEA) Equity Resource Center was established more than 20 years ago to bring support and resources to the many exceptional efforts that are improving the education of girls and women in the United States.

Educational Equity Forum Makes the Technology Connection 

“What skills should we be teaching our students to prepare them for technology jobs of the future?” asked a teacher at the opening session of the “Technology Connection,” the AAUW Educational Foundation’s July 2001 Forum on Educational Equity.

Educational Equity Forum Makes the Technology Connection 

“What skills should we be teaching our students to prepare them for technology jobs of the future?” asked a teacher at the opening session of the “Technology Connection,” the AAUW Educational Foundation’s July 2001 Forum on Educational Equity.

The Tech Museum of Innovation and The San Jose Mercury News bring you The Revolutionaries: On Turning Inspiration into Innovation in Silicon Valley . This interview series explores the exciting, often surprising stories of Silicon Valley's innovation and inspiration- from the pioneers of Silicon Valley's key technological contributions, to today's iconoclastic visionaries that take that technology into the 21st century.

The Association for Women in Computing is a non-profit professional organization for women and men who have an interest in information technology. The Association is dedicated to the advancement of women in the technology fields.

Computer Confidence for Women April 1996

Introduction – why I write this column, why women need more help than men, why it matters in the workplace and in setting policy.

Scaling Your Attitude Barriers to Success May 1996

Letterman-style "Top 18" list of why women avoid computing – and Live Wire’s counter-arguments. A kind of computing "Mad’s Snappy Answers to Stupid Questions."

Daring-Do for Digital Daughters September 1996

How even less-computer-savvy mothers can help their daughters learn to be fearless with computers – with tips on a great science project that’ll have you ripping a PC apart.

Home, Sweet Home Page: Women on the Internet November 1996

Why marketers and advertisers are going after women online – and guidelines to help women navigate on the World Wide Web, explaining the addressing system and more.

Computer Toys R Us vs. Them Dec-Jan 1996-97

How multimedia companies think boys and girls play different games, and why it’s so hard to find good CD-ROMs for girls that don’t stress either violence or popularity with boys.

Critical Issue:
Ensuring Equity and Excellence in Mathematics

ISSUE: All students, regardless of race, ethnic group, gender, socioeconomic status, geographic location, age, language, disability, or prior mathematics achievement, deserve equitable access to challenging and meaningful mathematics learning and achievement. This concept has profound implications for teaching and learning mathematics throughout the school community. It suggests that ensuring equity and excellence must be at the core of systemic reform efforts, not only in mathematics, but in education as a whole.


International Telementor Program
     
                           Empowering students to create their future

International Telementor Program
We provide project-based mentoring opportunities  for students around the world. Students are matched with employees from ITP sponsors. Career professionals help students develop the skills and foundation to pursue interests and dreams successfully.

http://www.telementor.org/


The Director of the Center for Gender Studies and Women's Studies, Dr. Hilary Lips, maintains an on-going examination of currently available wage gap data, including her own analyses of possible trends, ethnic, occupational and social-psychological factors as well as selective reviews of addtitional research findings.

http://www.radford.edu/~gstudies/sources/wage_gaps/wagegap.htm