Community Resources

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 if you have resources to share.

If/Then Collection 

The IF/THEN® Collection is the largest free resource of its kind dedicated to increasing access to authentic and relatable images of real women in STEM. Here in this digital library, you will find thousands of photos, videos and other assets that authentically represent women in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).  

500 Women Scientists' "Request a Woman Scientist" platform connects an extensive multidisciplinary network of vetted women in science with anyone who needs to consult a scientist for a news story, invite a keynote speaker or panelist for a conference or workshop, find a woman scientist to collaborate on a project, or serve as a subject matter expert in any capacity.
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, 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!

Women in Crypto and Blockchain

Interest in cryptocurrency investment and entrepreneurship has reached courses, programs, and activities across the U.S. and overseas. If you are a high school student and want to learn about cryptocurrencies—the business use cases of blockchain tech—here’s where to start.

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 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.

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. 

ITHARE Overview of Engineering Fields 

If you are looking to learn more about different engineering fields, this website breaks down the differences in fields for broad and specific types of engineering. 

Women in IT: A World of Opportunity 

This infographic details how companies benefit from gender diversity, the job growth projections for various information technology occupations, the leading tech companies that employ (relatively) high numbers of women, and the best U.S cities for women in IT. 

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