RESOURCES

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:


The Jane Goodall Institute

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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Marie Curie

Marie Curie is the UK’s leading charity for people with any terminal illness. The charity helps people living with a terminal illness and their families make the most of the time they have together by delivering expert hands-on care, emotional support, research and guidance.

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The Grace Hopper Celebration

The Grace Hopper Celebration is the world's largest gathering of women technologists. It is produced by AnitaB.org and presented in partnership with ACM.

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Society of Women Engineers

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

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.

 

International Day of Women and Girls in Science

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.

 

Organization for Women In Science for the Developing World (OSWD)

OWSD provides research training and networking opportunities for women scientists throughout the developing world at different stages in their careers.