W O M E N ' S   S I T E S (General)

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  • Reel Women - A permanent support system for women at all levels of experience in the film and video industries.
  • National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) - Founded in 1981 and opened in New York in 1987; is the only museum dedicated solely to celebrating the achievements of women in the visual, performing, and literary arts. The permanent collection contains works by more than 800 artists, including Judith Leyster, Maria Sibylla Merian, Mary Cassatt, Camille Claudel, Georgia OšKeeffe, Frida Kahlo, Elizabeth Catlett, Lee Krasner, Helen Frankenthaler, and Louise Bourgeois. NMWAšs national membership of more than 35,000 is among the top ten percent of museum memberships nationwide.


  • Woman Astronomer - The mission of Woman Astronomer is to promote astronomy as a hobby and science, to encourage women and girls interested in astronomy, and to be a resource to the astronomy community and the public at large. This Web site strives to spark interest in astronomy through profiles of the inspirational lives of women astronomers, professional and amateur, past and present. Lots of links!


  • - Committed to helping individuals gain that full potential and move into fulfilling, successful careers. Caters to women, minorities, deaf, blind, physically disabled individuals, sexual minorities, and individuals suffering from age discrimination. Offers services in the areas of diversity recruiting, speaking, presentations, organizational analysis, and diversity training.
  • Online Women's Business Center - Promotes the growth of women-owned businesses through programs that address business training and technical assistance, and provide access to credit and capital, federal contracts, and international trade opportunities.
  • Women in Technology International (WITI) - International organization solely dedicated to advancing women through technology; for women who consider technology central to their businesses, careers and professions. Provides inspiration, education, conferences, on-line services, publications and a worldwide network of resources. Includes the development of web based tools, products and services, innovative support to women entrepreneurs, early-stage ventures, education, technology centers, and media networks.


Missing & Exploited Children
  • - Cyber Tip Line handles leads from individuals reporting the sexual exploitation of children.
  • National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) - Co-founded in 1984 by the now-host of American's Most Wanted, John Walsh. Provides assistance to parents, children, law enforcient, schools, in recovering missing children; raises public awareness about preventing child abduction, molestation, and sexual exploitation.
  • OPERATION LOOKOUT® - Works with searching parents on a national and international level by giving practical and technical help when children are missing before age 18.


  • Women in Games International (WIGI) - Works to promote the inclusion and advancement of women in the global games industry. Women in Games International Advocates for issues important to both woman and men in the game development industry, including a better work/life balance and healthy working conditions.
  • Women in Game Development Special Interest Group (SIG) - Formed to create a positive impact on the game development industry with respect to gender balance and equity. A special interest group of the International Game Developers Association.


  • Women in Engineering Program (WEP) - Established in 1992 to recruit and retain female engineering students, to increase the percentage of female engineering graduates, and to provide a supportive structure that encourages the success of women in the College of Engineering at UT. Mission is to educate girls and women about engineering, to inspire women to pursue the unlimited opportunities within the world of engineering, and to unleash the potential of engineering-educated women to benefit society in an effort to increase the overall percentage of women in the College of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin.


  • - Promotes women's business development, supports women-friendly organizations, expands civic participation and encourages women's self-sufficiency.
  • Feminists for Life - Mandated to working for a society in which women can choose reproductive alternatives.
  • Feminist Majority Foundation Online - Dedicated to women's equality, reproductive health, and non-violence.
  • Ifeminism - Individualist feminism, or ifeminism, advocates the equal treatment of men and women as individuals under just law. The core principle of individualist feminism is that all human beings have a moral and legal claim to their own persons and property.
  • National Organization for Women (NOW) - Dedicated to making legal, political, social and economic change to eliminate sexism and end oppression.
  • Pro-Life Feminism - Various sites containing information on the view of pro-life feminism.
  • Women Leaders Online & Women Organizing for Change - First and largest women's activist group on the internet - empowering women in politics, media, society, the economy and cyberspace.


  • Distinguished Women of Past and Present - Biographies of women writers, educators, scientists, heads of state, politicians, civil rights crusaders, artists and entertainers who have contributed to our culture.
  • Women's History Resource - Page of links to websites to American Women's History and History Outside the USA.
  • History's Women Unsung Heroines - Online Magazine - Lists of "First" Women, Women of Faith, Women in the Arts, Reformers, Women Who Ruled, Life's Lessons, Amazing Mom's, Women to Admire.


  • InnerMidst Magazine - Published by CirclePoint, a wholistic-oriented informational magazine written by and for women regarding issues and ideas that impact and concern us.


  • WWWomen! - Search directory for women online.
  • Webgrrls - Provides a networking forum for women in new media and technology; job and business leads, learn skills to succeed in an increasingly technical work world.
  • Women-Related Lists for Internet Information - Email lists that focus on the internet and cyberculture.
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  • Women's e-News - A nonprofit independent news service covering the issues that are of particular concern to women.
  • Women's International News Gathering Service (WINGS) - All-woman independent radio production company that produces and distributes news and current affairs programs by and about women around the world.
  • Virtual Women - covering issues of primary interest to women such as family, career, health and fitness, personal finance, relationships, and fashion.


  • The American Medical Women's Association (AMWA) - An organization of 10,000 women physicians and medical students dedicated to serving as the unique voice for women's health and the advancement of women in medicine.


  • National Association for Women in Science - Austin Chapter. Serves to connect, support, and promote women in science and is dedicated to achieving equality and full participation for women in science, technology,, and math.
  • 4000 Years of Women in Science - Lists over 125 names from our scientific and technical past.
  • Women of NASA - A resource developed to encourage young women to pursue careers in math, science, and technology.
  • The Association for Women Geoscientists - Promotes the professional development of its members, to provide geoscience outreach to girls, and to encourage women to become geoscientists.



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