WOMEN IN SCIENCE


There are many organizations for women in various sciences, or with particular interests. Below is a partial list which we hope to add to in due course. You will find more webpages listing many other links here.


EUROPE

European Platform of Women Scientists

“The European Platform of Women Scientists is an international non-profit organisation that represents the needs, concerns, interests, and aspirations of more than 12.000 women scientists in Europe and beyond. ”

USA

Association for Women in Science AWIS

“Founded in 1971, the Association for Women in Science (AWIS) is the largest multi-disciplinary organization for women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). We are dedicated to driving excellence in STEM by achieving equity and full participation of women in all disciplines and across all employment sectors. AWIS reaches more than 20,000 professionals in STEM with members, chapters, and affiliates worldwide. ”

DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

 

The Women in Science program of IANAS, the Inter-American Network of Academies of Sciences.


The Kovalveskaya fund

This is a small foundation which aims to encourage women in science and technology in developing countries. Founded in 1985, it is named after the Russian mathematician, socialist and feminist Sofia V. Kovalevskaya (1850—1891).

 

Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD)

OWSD, formerly TWOWS, is the first international forum uniting women scientists from the developing and developed worlds with the objective of strengthening their role in the development process and promoting their representation in scientific and technological leadership.

COMPUTER SCIENCE

ACM-W  The ACM-W section of ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) "supports, celebrates, and advocates internationally for the full engagement of women in all aspects of the computing field, providing a wide range of programs and services to ACM members and working in the larger community to advance the contributions of technical women.

Latinas in Computing  "A community created by and for the Latinas in computing with a mission of promoting their representation and success in computing-related fields." The group has over 100 participants from many parts of the world.

SenChix: L'intelligence numerique au service de la femme.   Based in Senegal: "Senchix est une association regroupant des jeunes filles et femmes évoluant dans des domaines liées aux Technologies de l’Information et de la Communication.''  

ENGINEERING

Women in Engineering Proactive Network WEPAN A non-profit educational organization founded in 1990 to be a catalyst for change to enhance the success of women in the engineering professions in the USA.

Swiss Association of Women Engineers

MATHS EDUCATION

The international organisation of women and mathematics education IOWME is an network of individuals and groups who share a commitment to achieving equity in education and who are interested in the links between gender and the teaching and learning of mathematics.

STATISTICS AND OPERATIONAL RESEARCH

See here.

NEWS

 

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