Resources for Role Models

Creating an Engaging FabFems Profile Page

Your FabFems profile is a great opportunity to share your story. Creating an engaging profile page is an important step in getting connected to role modeling opportunities in your community. Visit this page for ideas and inspiration for your profile picture and biography.

Role Models Matter - Toolkit and Guide From Techbridge

This resource guide and toolkit, developed by Techbridge in Oakland, CA, helps role models host successful site visits and field trips. The guide and planning documents contain strategies for showing girls how technology, science, and engineering can connect to their interests and goals. Sample activities, presentations and agendas are provided to help you make your visit easy, effective and engaging. Also, check out this list of additional resources from Techbridge to encourage girls in STEM.

The Connectory

Managed by National Girls Collaborative, The Connectory is the largest directory of youth-serving STEM programs and opportunities. In it you can find nationwide listings of resources that encourage youth to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). The purpose of The Connectory is to help organizations and individuals network, share resources, find programs, and collaborate on STEM-related projects.

Million Women Mentors

Million Women Mentors (MWM) is an engagement campaign and national call to action that mobilized corporations, government entities, non-profit and higher educationgroups, around the imperative of mentoring girls and young women in STEM fields. The National Girls Collaborative Project is a Founding Partner of the MWM Initiative.

Mentoring in a Box - Technical Women at Work

This great resource from the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT), developed in collaboration with the Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology, helps women excel in the technical professions and advance to positions of leadership. Informed by research from academic and business literature and by conversations with mentoring experts in the field, Mentoring-in-a-Box: Technical Women at Work offers activities, resources, and tools to support a mentoring pair, presented in an easy-to-use format. Visit www.ncwit.org/resources  for more related NCWIT resources.

Women In Bio is an organization of professionals committed to promoting careers, leadership, and entrepreneurship of women in the life sciences.

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.

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