Interesting Sites

Elizabeth Pietrantonio

Posted: May 12 2019

Engineers of Tomorrow

"Engineers of Tomorrow believes in the power of great engineering outreach to shape the future. That’s why we deliver world-class engineering outreach initiatives and support others to do the same."

Posted: March 8 2019

A Mighty Girl

"A Mighty Girl is the world’s largest collection of books, toys, movies, and music for parents, teachers, and others dedicated to raising smart, confident, and courageous girls and, of course, for girls themselves!"

Posted: December 9 2018

One Woman

"One Woman is a global social enterprise on a mission to help women and girls around the globe live their dreams and reach their full potential through education and entrepreneurship. We believe that all women are born with incredible gifts to share with the world and make each of our communities a better place. Our goal is to provide the tools, educational opportunities, support and encouragement to empower women to become all that they can be. When women around the world are united we will make a difference, one woman at a time."

Girls Inc

"The network of local Girls Inc. nonprofit organizations serves girls ages 6-18 at more than 1,400 sites in 400 cities across the United States and Canada. Our research-based programming is delivered by trained professionals who focus on the development of the whole girl, supporting, mentoring, and guiding girls in an affirming, pro-girl environment. Here, girls learn to value their whole selves, discover and develop their inherent strengths, and receive the support they need to navigate the challenges they face."

Posted: October 22 2018

DIY Girls

"A nonprofit that teaches girls from low-income communities about engineering, math, and science." Check out the website - and start your own club!

Women in Engineering - McMaster University

"McMaster Engineering is dedicated to broadening participation in engineering. We are inspiring young women to change our world by pursuing an engineering degree."

Posted: October 3 2018

Canada's Gender Equity Roadmap (A Study of Women in Tech) - Women in Tech World

"We envision women and girls having equal opportunities within the tech industry world-wide. Women in Tech World is a national nonprofit dedicated to creating community driven plans and educational programming to support and advance women in tech." This link brings you to the Gender Equity Roadmap. It provides great insight into the barriers and obstacles for young women in the world of tech.

Women of Impact in Canada - STEM

"Learn more about the women who have made an impact in science, technology, engineering and math as researchers, doctors and scientists. Read their stories and be inspired by their tireless pursuit of knowledge."

Posted: September 29 2018

Society of Women Engineers

Provides a wealth of resources for young women interested in a career in engineering.

Engineers Canada - 30 by 30

A great website to identify opportunities to bring Engineers Canada into your schools to talk about STEM and Engineering for young girls.

"Engineers Canada is working to increase the representation of women within the engineering field through its 30 by 30 initiative. This initiative has a goal of raising the percentage of newly licensed engineers who are women to 30 percent by the year 2030; currently this figure is at 17.4 percent, and has held steady at this rate over the last three years."

WinSett Center - Canadian Center for Women in Science Engineering Trades and Technology

A great website for statistics on STEM for young women.

"The Canadian Centre for Women in Science, Engineering, Trades and Technology (WinSETT Centre) is an action-oriented, non-profit organization that aspires to recruit, retain and advance women in science, engineering, trades and technology (SETT)."

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