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AAUW Embraces STEM

Supporting women and girls in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) has been a part of AAUW’s mission since 1881. Throughout its history, AAUW has encouraged women to work and study in these traditionally male fields, investing millions of dollars in graduate fellowships and grants and engaging in research, programming and advocacy to break through barriers for women and girls.

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ASQ Brief Women and Girls in Stem

The ASQ has published the July 2012 issue of ASQ Higher Education Brief on Women and Girls in STEM .

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Connections to Science

This series of videos target science students in grades 3-5 and grades 6-8 with a variety of topics and presenters.

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Engineer Girl

This website helps middle school girls explore engineering as a possible career. It includes profiles of women engineers, an annual essay contest, and suggested readings and links.

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Generation STEM: What Girls Say about Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math

Generation STEM is national research report investigating girls' perceptions, attitudes, and interests in the subjects and general field of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) from the voices of girls themselves. The report consists of a literature review, as well as qualitative (focus group) and quantitative (survey) research with 1,000 girls across the country. The study finds that girls are interested in STEM and aspire to STEM careers, but need further exposure and education abo

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Girl Start

Girlstart's mission is to empower girls in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Founded in Austin, Texas, in 1997, Girlstart is one of the few community-based informal education programs in the nation specifically dedicated to empowering and equipping K–12 girls in STEM. Girlstart develops and implements a range of innovative, research-based education and mentorship programs designed to promote girls’ early engagement and academic success in STEM, encourage postsecondary aspirations

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Girl Scouts STEM for Girls Resources

This is a list of STEM for Girls resources put together by the Girl Scouts

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Great Science For Girls

With funding from the National Science Foundation, the Educational Equity Center (EEC) at FHI 360 is leading a five year initiative to broaden and sustain girls' interest and persistence in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM): Great Science for Girls: Extension Services for Gender Equity in Science through After School Programs (GSG).

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National Girls Collaborative Project

Numerous programs and initiatives to create gender equity in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) have been implemented only to lose effectiveness or fade away. Had these programs had the benefit of collaboration with other girl-serving projects, organizations and institutions, and tools to assess and evaluate the impact of their efforts, their capacity for continuation and/or broader impact could have been substantially increased.

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PBS Sci Girls

SciGirls is a new show for kids ages 8-12 that is designed to spark a girl's curiosity in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math). The show is all about hands-on science inquiry. Participants learn the scientific process, work collaboratively to investigate meaningful questions and see how STEM helps people solve problems, achieve goals, and help others.

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Science Club for Girls

Our mission is to increase the self-confidence and literacy in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) of K-12th grade girls belonging to groups that are underrepresented in these fields, through free programs that include hands-on learning, mentorship, and leadership opportunities. Girls work with mentor-scientists who model and foster leadership, affirm college as an expectation, and promote careers in science and technology as goals and options.

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Tech Bridge

Techbridge inspires girls to discover a passion for technology, science and engineering, empowering our future innovators and leaders. Through hands-on activities, role models and worksite visits, family outreach, and teacher professional development, Techbridge builds a strong network of support for girls to expand their career options, instill confidence and diversify our future workforce.

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Wmen at NASA

Developed to encourage young women to pursue careers in math and science.

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