Resources

Mentoring

GirlGeeks
http://www.girlgeeks.org
GirlGeeks is an online community for women and girls interested in technology and computing.

Inspiring Girls Now in Technology Education (IGNITE)
http://www.ignite-us.org
IGNITE is a network of girls and women who work in technology who inspire and teach each other.

Academic/Professional Resources

Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) Program
LSAMP is aimed at increasing the quality and quantity of students successfully completing science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) degree programs. In addition to increasing the number of students who are academically qualified and interested in pursuing graduate study in STEM disciplines.

National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME)
http://www.nacme.org
The National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering provides leadership and support for the national effort to increase the representation of successful African American, American Indian and Latino women and men in STEM-focused careers.

National Society for Black Engineers (NSBE)
http://www.nsbe.org
The National Society for Black Engineers strives to increase the number of minority students studying engineering at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. To accomplish this, their activities include high school and middle grades outreach programs.

National Organization of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers
http://www.nobcche.org
The National Organization of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers builds educational partnerships with school districts, municipalities, businesses, industries, other institutions to increase the number of minorities in science and engineering.

National Society of Black Physicists
http://www.nsbp.org
The National Society of Black Physicists seeks to develop and support efforts to increase opportunities for African Americans in physics and to increase their numbers and visibility of their scientific work.

Society for the Advancement of Chicanos Native Americans in Science
http://www.sacnas.org
The Society for the Advancement of Chicanos Native Americans in Science seeks to encourage Chicano/Latino and Native American students to pursue graduate education and obtain the advanced degrees necessary for science research, leadership, and teaching careers at all levels.

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)
http://www.shpe.org
SHPE is the leading social-technical organization whose primary function is to enhance and achieve the potential of Hispanics in engineering, math and science.

Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
http://www.swe.org
SWE is the driving fource that establishes engineering as a highly desirable career aspiration for women SWE empowers women to succeed and advance in those aspirations.

 
 
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