These organizations and initiatives are helping women and their communities to break boundaries every day, paving the way to a brighter and more inclusive future. Visit the websites below to learn more about their missions:
Dr. Jane Goodall discovered that when we put local communities at the heart of conservation, we improve the lives of people, animals and the environment. The Jane Goodall Institute advances Dr. Goodall’s holistic approach through a tapestry of nine programs that build on each other and bring the power of community-centered conservation to life.
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For more than six decades, SWE has given women engineers a unique place and voice within the engineering industry. Their organization is centered around a passion for their members' success and continues to evolve with the challenges and opportunities reflected in today's exciting engineering and technology specialties.
Girls Who Code was founded with the belief that computing skills are a critical path to security and prosperity in today’s job market. What began with 20 girls in the heart of New York City, Girls Who Code will reach 40,000 girls in all 50 U.S. states by the end of this year.
In order to achieve full and equal access to and participation in science for women and girls, and further achieve gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls, the United Nations General Assembly adopted resolution A/RES/70/212 declaring 11 February as the International Day of Women and Girls in Science.
OWSD provides research training and networking opportunities for women scientists throughout the developing world at different stages in their careers.