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Science and Exploration Links

World Almanac for Kids – An online almanac designed specifically for kids!

Society of Women Geographers – An organization for women who love adventure and have added to the world's knowledge.

Children of Invention – Short stories about girls who had their ideas turned into inventions.

4000 Years of Women in Science – Fun site about the history of women scientists. Includes a crossword puzzle and interactive quiz!

Engineer Girl – Promotes careers in engineering for women.

Violet The Pilot – Author and pilot Bettina Jenkins Bathe has been flying planes since 1988 and has created a fictional character named Violet to inspire girls' imaginations.

Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International – Site about the life and work of Dian Fossey as well as the the life of the mountain gorilla and research about them.

Association for Women in Science – Serves as a network and information source. They have scholarships, networks with local chapters and other resources.

NASA Quest Women of NASA – This is an educational site. It lists the women of NASA by job area with a biography and a description of their job. In addition, there are links to NASA Quest for educational materials.
See also the related site with the biographies of all astronauts at NASA biographies.

The Ninety-Nines, Inc. – International Organization for Women Pilots – focuses on the history of women in aviation, education, and women making history in aviation today.

Women Fly – Sells gift and apparel items for women pilots and promotes women in aviation.

Official Amelia Earhart Website – Provides history, biography, and other information about Amelia Earhart.

The Jane Goodall Institute – Site supports the work of Jane Goodall with Chimpanzees and provides information and education on Jane Goodall and Chimpanzees.

National WildLife Federation – A very informative site regarding wildlife and environmental conservation.

Arts Links

Women Pulitzer Prize Winners for Letters, Drama, and Music – Learn about women in the arts who won Pulitzer Prizes. Also includes links to short biographies for many of the women.

The International Archive of Women in Architecture – Documents the history of women's involvement in architecture.

National Museum of Women in the Arts – The National Museum of Women in the Arts, the only museum in the world dedicated exclusively to recognizing the contributions of women artists.

A Celebration of Women Writers – The Celebration of Women Writers recognizes the contributions of women writers throughout history. Women have written almost every imaginable type of work: novels, poems, letters, biographies, travel books, religious commentaries, histories, economic, and scientific works. Our goal is to promote awareness of the breadth and variety of women's writing.

Sports Links

Women in Sports – Has information on a number of firsts by female athletes.

Timeline of Female Athletes – Learn about women's sporting firsts from 776 BC to today.

Girls on the Run – Girls on the Run is a non-profit prevention program that encourages preteen girls to develop self-respect and healthy lifestyles through running.

Women's Sports Foundation – The Foundation has programs on participation, education, advocacy, research, and leadership programs.

Babe Didrikson Zaharias Museum – This site highlights the museum as well as the extraordinary accomplishments of "Babe" from her Olympic medals to champion golf professional.

Women's Sports Biography Sites – Has information on women athletes and links to other women's sports information sites.

Business and Professional Links

Wonder Women: Profiles of leading female CEOs and business executives – Biographies of current and former women Chief Executive Officers (CEOs).

Women Pulitzer Prize Winners in Journalism – If you're interested in Journalism, learn about the women who have won Pulitzer prizes in Journalism. The site shows the area of journalism for which they were awarded the prize along with the year they were awarded it.

Women's work – A resource center for collaborative work among women's groups. They have an interesting role model project around careers that they are working on.

Zonta Club International – Zonta International programs work to fulfill Zonta's mission of advancing the status of women worldwide.

Women in Technology International – Focuses on women in technology helping develop their profession and business.

General Links

Gallery of Historical Figures – A website for George Stuart's fabulous Historical Figures®.

Websites for Girls – A number of selected websites that focus on girls' and/or young women's interests and resources. Also includes a number of sites designed for young girls, instead of being about them.

Women of the Century – A timeline of women's events for the 20th century, biographies of phenomenal women, and a quiz of quotes.

Who's Who among South Asian Women – From SAWNET (the South Asian Women's NETwork), this site has many biographies of many South Asian women in major fields and includes links to more information for each of them.

Children's Encyclopedia of Women – An encyclopedia of women including short biographies that was created by third and fourth graders and which has been added on to during women's history month since 1998.

Fascinating Females – From the ThinkQuest Oracle Foundation, this site has short biographies on a number of fascinating women sorted into different categories.

Quotations by Women – A good reference site for quotations by famous women.

Firsts in American Women's History – This site has a timeline of important historical American Women.

Women and Work – This site lists many different careers with an example and brief biography of a woman in that career.

Women in Congress – List of Women who have been in the Senate and the House of Representatives with links to brief biographies of them.

Women Who Left Their Stamps on History – Did you ever wonder which women have had stamps based on them? Check it out here! Also has links to biographies for some of the women.

Female Ingenuity – Lists inventions created by women, sorted by year.

Women on Pedestals – Lists women who have statues of them with a brief title and description of the statue along with its location.

Famous Firsts – Famous Firsts by American Women from 1587 through 2006

The National Women's History Museum – A 'cyber museum' with information on women's history including women's suffrage movement, American women olympians, and women in industry.

Girls Learn International – A non-profit service learning initiative involving American students in the international effort for universal girls' education.

News On Women – A media space dedicated to women's achievements in business, science and technology, education, and the arts.

Notable Hispanic Women - Famous Latinas – A list of biographies of famous and not-so-famous important Hispanic women.

Nobel Prize – Official site for the Nobel prize. It contains information of the winners, biographies, acceptance speeches, and educational content in the prize areas. Also, check out their games at Nobel.se

Famous Firsts by American Women – This site has a list and descriptions of firsts by American women from 1587 to 2001. It is fun and interesting.

The National Women's Hall of Fame Museum – This is the site for the Museum located in Seneca Falls, NY. Each year new women are inducted into the Hall based on their achievements and contributions. There are biographies on all of the nominees along with their photos.

The Women's Museum – This museum is an affiliate of the Smithsonian Museum and the nation's only comprehensive women's museum. There are virtual tours on the site.

National Women's History Project – The project is an educational nonprofit organization. The site has biographies and other information on the accomplishments of women.

Places Where Women Made History: A National Register Of Historic Places – This site lists historic places for women. There are pictures of each site and a description of the site and the activity related to women that occurred at that site.

Educating Jane – Provides broad information on women in many fields and on the history of women.

Distinguished Women of the Past and Present – Contains biographies on women who have contributed to our culture and all fields.


Humanities Links

Women Leaders: Historical and Current – This site lists women leaders around the world by country and dates of their leadership. It also provides links to biographies for some of them.

Women's Rights National Historical Park – A commemoration to the women's rights movement, part of the National Park Service.

Susan B. Anthony House – Website for the Susan B. Anthony house, a National Historic Landmark located in Rochester, NY.

American Association of University Women – Promotes education and equality for women and girls.

Institute for Intercultural Studies – This institute chronicles and continues the work of Margaret Mead and George Bateson.

Wellesley Centers for Women – For more than three decades, Wellesley Centers for Women (WCW) has been a driving force, both behind the scenes and in the spotlight, promoting positive change for women and girls. The world's largest women's research center, WCW is the powerful alliance of the Center for Research on Women and the Stone Center at Wellesley College.

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