March is Women's History Month

The 2013 theme is "Women Inspiring Innovation through Imagination: Celebrating Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics." This month we highlight contributions of women to events in history, as well as contemporary society and continue to promote diversity in the STEM fields. 

National Women's History Project (NWHP)
The resource section of the NWHP website includes a women in math and science quiz and this year's Gazette highlights honorees from every field of science and includes additional classroom resources.

NCWIT's International Women's Day in-a-Box: Raising Awareness, Igniting Change
This all-in-one National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) resource is designed to celebrate successes and address barriers to women's full participation, and capitalize on women's innovative thinking and leadership potential. Use the contents to plan activities and events, and to establish a culture and expectation for broader diversity of thought.

Teaching Tolerance: Women's History Month Opens Path to STEM
Teaching Tolerance is dedicated to reducing prejudice, improving intergroup relations and supporting equitable school experiences. This short article spotlights Women's History Month and includes resources that focus on female students pursuing STEM careers.