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A History of Women in Science with short summaries of some of the amazing contributions women have made to science.

CamTechNet is a Cambridge website which aims to provide free access to information from the Cambridge Technopole community. The concept of community is one that we feel is not stressed enough when people consider the various technology sectors in Cambridge.

Daphne Jackson Trust arranges Fellowships throughout the UK, in university and industrial research laboratories, for qualified scientists, engineers and technologists returning to work after a career break. We enable returners to retrain and gain the latest knowledge and most up to date skills whilst undertaking a challenging research project. The Fellows are supported throughout their Fellowships and given all the encouragement and help to re-establish their professional confidence and credibility leading to significantly increased employability. Fellowships are flexible, paid, and usually part-time for two years. Fellows undertake a research project and retraining programme. Applications are welcomed throughout the year.

Girls in STEM with lots of links to other sites on ‘What is STEM’, ‘Careers in STEM’, ‘Important Female Scientists’, ‘STEM Experiments and Games’, and ‘Encouraging Women in STEM’.

History of Women and Computers with links to information about the achievements of women in the world of computers and about these great women in computers: Ada Lovelace, Grace Hopper, Women Programmers of ENIAC, Adele Goldstine, Radia Perlman, Anita Borg, Eva Tardos, and Jean Sammet.

Oxford Association for Women in Science and Engineering (AWiSE) is a support network for women in science and technology as well as reaching out into the wider community to show that women can do science successfully and with great enjoyment.

Sheherazade Speaks Science inspiring stories about space and science.

ScienceGrrl are a group of people who are passionate about celebrating women in science and passing on their love of science to the next generation.

TheWiSET collection: In 2010 Sheffield Hallam University (SHU) via the WiSET team inherited two collections of internationally renowned scholars’ resources with a focus on gender equality and education, particularly in science, engineering and technology (but also covering women’s history, children’s literature, women’s studies, cultural studies).

Tips for getting girls involved in STEM

UK Resource Centre for Women in Science, Engineering and Technology (UKRC) was established in 2004 with a mission to increase the participation and position of women in science, engineering and technology.

WISE enables and energises people in business, industry and education to increase the participation, contribution and success of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). It replaces the UK resource Centre for Women in STEM. 

WiTEC – The European Association for Women in Science, Engineering and TechnologyTHE QUESTION OF breaking gender segregation in the workplace and to attract more women to the technology-oriented sector is at least as relevant today as when WiTEC was founded 30 years ago.

Women in Technology is a wholly owned brand of McGregor Boyall committed to assisting suitably  qualified and experienced women in their search for career opportunities in Information Technology.

Women returners professional network started from the founders’ personal experience of taking extended career breaks after corporate careers and looking for a route back to fulfilling work.

Women’s Engineering Society is a charity and a professional network of women engineers, scientists and technologists offering inspiration, support and professional development.

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