Resources for Girls

The following are great resources to share with girls to inspire them and educate them about STEM careers and opportunities. Parent, educators and role models may find these to be useful when working with girls in their communities. Please email us at info@fabfems.org if you have resources to share.
The Women @NASA contains a collection of videos and essays showcasing women who work across a variety of departments at NASA. The stories demonstrate how these women work to make the world a better place, balance their personal and professional responsibilities, and overcome obstacles to pursue their dreams. The site contains resources to inspire girls in STEM, information for K-12 educators, and serves as a hub for women and outreach at NASA.

Women@Energy

Women@ Energy, from the Department of Energy, showcases talented and dedicated employees who are helping change the world, ensuring America's security and prosperity through transformative science and technology solutions. View profiles of women across the country, sharing what inspired them to work in STEM, what excites them about their work at the Energy Department, sharing ideas for getting more underrepresented groups engage in STEM, offering tips, and more. 

FabFems in Computer Science & Engineering

FabFems in Computer Science and Engineering represent a variety of traditional and non-traditional careers. Some of them are currently pursuing degrees, others are new to their field, and many are experienced professionals. They have access to resources and have many stories to share about their experiences. Check out this list of FabFems in Computer Science & Engineering. They just may have the answers to YOUR questions about a future in computer science and engineering!

Engineer Your Life

Learn about cool engineering jobs, meet inspiring female engineers and students, and find fresh info on scholarships, events and happenings in the engineering world. It's also a place for parents, educators, and engineers, too!

Engineer Girl

Bright, energetic girls from all over the United States helped create the resources on this website. Available in English or Spanish, this site has career information, a gallery of women engineers, and info on preparing for an engineering career.           

SciGirls

SciGirls is a PBS KIDS weekly television series and companion Web site that aims to change how girls think about science, technology, engineering and math. The interactive Web site is a social networking environment where girls can connect and share ideas.

Latina SciGirls

FabFems  is proud to partner with SciGirls on Latina SciGirls, the National Science Foundation (NSF) project awarded to Twin Cities Public Television for a three-year educational media, outreach and research initiative. Latina SciGirls and FabFems are working to prepare role models for inspiring girls in their pursuit of STEM education and careers. Latina SciGirls is six half-hour episodes of SciGirls filmed in Spanish! It will show groups of Hispanic girls and their Latina STEM mentors investigating culturally relevant science and engineering problems of interest to Hispanic communities across the U.S. You can find Latina SciGirls role models in the FabFems database.

Design Squad

Design Squad is a PBS KIDS television series where real kids get to compete in all sorts of crazy engineering challenges.  Watch videos of students competing to solve problems like how to build the fastest sail boat, then check out the “Make Cool Projects” are to work on engineering projects yourself.

Presidential Early Career Scientists and Engineer Honorees - Advice for Girls

The Presidential Early Career Scientists and Engineer Honorees share their advice to young women interested in getting involved in science, engineering, math or technology.

This website provides details about careers in the exciting field of computing.

My College Options

Developed by professionals with almost 40 years of experience in linking high school students with colleges and universities, My College Options® connects students to 2,000 colleges and universities nationwide and has almost 5 .5 million students already enrolled. Their unique system of matching students with the colleges and universities that are right for them will play a large role in helping students reach their post-secondary goals.

Native Access

Native Access delivers culturally relevant programming to Aboriginal youth and their teachers in remote, rural, urban and semi-urban areas. The Native Access program promotes role models, summer camps, career days, and has developed materials for use in schools.

SACNAS (Society for Advancing Chicanos and Native Americans in Science) 

SACNAS is a society of scientists dedicated to advancing Hispanics/Chicanos and Native Americans in science. As a national nonprofit, SACNAS brings together individuals and organizations interested in quality science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) research, teaching, leadership, and policy. The organization provides a variety of resources, including scholarships, internships, fellowships, leadership development, evaluation and research, and mentoring. 

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