List of organizations for women in science

List of organizations for women in science

This is a list of organizations for women in science and, more generally, the "STEM" fields (science, technology, engineering, and math).

General STEM-oriented groups

(science, technology, engineering, and math)

* American Association of University Women (AAUW)
* [http://www.rasit.org/wisil Women in Science International Trust] (WISIL)
* Association for Women in Science (AWIS)
* [http://www.iwitts.com/ Institute for Women in Trades, Technology and Science] (IWITTS)
* Third World Organization for Women in Science
* [http://www.womentechworld.org/ WomenTechWorld]

ubject-specific groups

; Computing and Information Technology
*Association for Computing Machinery Committee on Women
*Association for Women in Computing
*BCSWomen, a specialist group of the British Computer Society
*BlogHer
*Computing Research Association Committee on the Status of Women in Computing research
*DC Web Women
*IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE)
*National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT)
* Women in Technology International
* WorldWIT
* WOUGNET (Women of Uganda Network)

; Earth sciences
* Association for Women Geoscientists

; Mathematics
* Association for Women in Mathematics

; Medical sciences
* American Association for Women Radiologists
* American Medical Women's Association
* Association of Women Surgeons
* Kappa Epsilon (founded 1921 to promote women pharmacists)

; Social sciences
* Society of Woman Geographers

; Sociology
* Sociologists for Women in Society

Location-specific organizations

; Africa
* Women'sNet (South African support for women activists using technology)
* WOUGNET (Women of Uganda Network)

; Asia & South Pacific
* WomensHub (Philippines support for women activists using technology)

; North America
* American Association of University Women (AAUW; founded 1881)
* Association for Women in Science (AWIS)
* Committee on Women in Science and Engineering (CWSE), National Research Council of the National Academies
* DC Web Women (Washington, D.C.)
* Graduate Women in Science ( [http://www.gwis.org GWIS] ; also known as Sigma Delta Epsilon) (multiple national chapters)
* Harvard Women in Chemistry ( [http://hwic.org HWIC] )
* Harvard Women in Physics ( [http://women.physics.harvard.edu HWIP] )
* National Institute for Women in Trades, Technology and Science ( [http://www.iwitts.com National IWITTS] )
* RUWINS [http://www.rci.rutgers.edu/~dougproj/ruwins/seminarseriesarchive.html] (Rutgers University, Rutgers, NJ)
* Women Entrepreneurs in Science and Technology ( [http://westorg.org WEST] )
* Women in Science at Harvard-Radcliffe (WISHR) [http://www.hcs.harvard.edu/~wishr/] (founded 1989)

; Regional or international
* Third World Organization for Women in Science

ee also

* List of prizes, medals, and awards for women in science

Further reading

* List of women's science organizations: [http://www.wist.re.kr/engindex.jsp NIS-WIST] National Institute for Supporting Women in Science and Technology


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