Girl Serving Organizations/Websites
AWSEM – Advocates for Women in Science, Engineering & Mathematics
Brings together parents, educators and women professionals in science-related fields to kindle and support young women's interest in science, engineering, mathematics and technology
Engineer Girl – a program of the National Academy of Engineering
Educates girls about careers in engineering
The Girls RISE Museum Network (RISEnet) is strengthening the professional capacity of informal science educators to engage and motivate minority girls to explore and pursue science and engineering careers.
Girlstart – Smart from the start!
Educating and empowering girls in math, science, and technology
Club Girl Tech features eight entertaining and educational areas for girls
IGNITE: Inspiring Girls Now in Information Technology Evolution
Educates and inspires girls to consider high tech as a positive career choice. School presentations, field trips, workshops, mentoring
Provides after-school and summer programs to encourage girls in technology, science, and engineering
Techbridge offers a downloadable resource for effective outreach by role models and corporations.
This guide provides advice for encouraging your children in science, and ideas for science museum visits, hands-on activities, and other things you can do as a family.