4000 Years of Women in Science
This is a compilation of information about women in science . There are more than 125 women from our scientific past documented in biographies and photographs. A bonus is the inclusion of the reference list of books and articles used to develop this site.
Arsis Press: Concert Music by Women Composers
Arsis Press publishes the concert and sacred music of 40 women composers, and this site details the available works. Don't miss the reprint of a Washington Post article about Clara Lyle Boone and the history of her work in getting women's music published and played (against great odds!).
Canadian Women in History
This is a great resource about women from Canada's past. You will find short biographies and references to other resources.
A Celebration of Women Writers
This is an incredible resource of women authors listed alphabetically. Not all authors have links to more information, but many of them do.
Center for the American Woman and Politics
CAWP offers information and research regarding the promotion of "greater understanding and knowledge about women's relationship to politics and government." You can explore current center publications, consider press releases, and read newsletters.
Center for Women's Studies
Spend some time at this West Virginia University site and you will be amply rewarded. From the definitions and endorsements of Women's Studies to the fine sets of resource links, from the stimulating articles of the online magazine to the fascinating research of the statistical study "West Virginia Women: In Perspective," CWS has a lot to offer.
Diotima: Materials for the Study of Women and Gender in the Ancient World
The developers of this site have compiled lots of interdisciplinary resources pertaining to the patterns of gender around the ancient Mediterranean. There are online articles, images, a searchable bibliography, Biblical studies, and more.
Expect the Best from a Girl. That's What You'll Get.
The point made convincingly here is that, although boys and girls have similar capabilities, they perform differently because of differences in experience and expectation. This site, put together by the Women's College Coalition and brought to you by Mount Holyoke College, offers ways parents and teachers can help girls to perform to potential.
This is the internet search tool for women's links. You can search by keyword or browse through twenty main topics including art, business, resources, and health.
Strong with information pertaining to activism, this site brings you current issues, resources, and contacts. It also has direct e-mail to the White House. You'll find articles and speeches from journalists, grassroots organizers, and experts, as well as resources pertaining to women's health issues. Lots of content and resources!
Feminist Majority Foundation Online
The caretakers of this site claim that it is a research, information, and action site. They have fulfilled their claim many times over! They offer news, events, information regarding such topics as affirmative action and breast cancer, and even a listing of "911" resources for women! Lots of current, pertinent, useful information, very well organized.
Gender-Related Electronic Forums
Looking for a way to contact a group of like-minded souls? Joan Korenman of the Women's Studies Program, University of Maryland Baltimore County, has put together and frequently updates this list of more than 300 gender-related e-mail lists in a dozen categories such as Arts & Humanities, Education, Health, Spirituality, and Social Sciences.
This organization works to get women "home alive." Its main focus is affordable self-defense courses and education. Site includes statistics and a list of hotline numbers.
In Motion Magazine
"In Motion Magazine
is a multicultural, online U.S. publication" promoting " grassroots organizing and art for social change among communities of color and working people." Interesting articles in categories such as Rural America, Affirmative Action, Hot Topics, and Regions are offered here. Spanish version available.
Library Resources for Women's Studies
This is an excellent source for Women's Studies resources and collections available via the Internet.
National Clearinghouse on Marital and Date Rape
The Clearinghouse offers information about marital and date rape. Tap into their speaking program, become a part of their network database, and learn about available internships.
The National Museum of Women in the Arts
This online home of the National Museum of Women in the Arts offers lots of information for the potential visitor. There is an online tour with the musuem's founder, Wilhelmina Cole Holladay, and great examples of the permanent collections. Another wonderful feature is the artist profiles which offer an example of work, a biography, and a selected bibliography.
National Organization for Women
Here you will find information about local and national feminist activities and many related issues. Using the tools of education and litigation, NOW is devoted to furthering women's rights.
National Women's History Project
The National Women's History Project promotes multicultural women's history awareness. The web site offers information regarding National Women's History Month (March) as well as great quotes by and about women's history, a women's history test (bet you can't get them all right) and links to other women's history web sites.
Susan B. Anthony
This site offers a biography, photographs, and other information about Susan B. Anthony. As her niece said, "Because of Aunt Susan's love for women and perseverance in her cause, I have today the enjoyment of a great many more rights and privileges than my mother had twenty-five years ago."
Women and Computer Science
This is mostly a links page to papers and studies, but the author does include some of her own writings. These are great research sources for such a new topic. She also has a site for women and minorities in science and engineering.
Women in Technology International
This web site offers great articles regarding women in technology. The well-being center has information on women's health issues, mental well-being, working women, and fitness and recreation. Other areas include news and resources, networking, careers, and a technology center. A very useful site.
Women's International Center
This non-profit organization's web site is full of wonderful information about women. From their birthday calendar to their biographies and photos, you will find lots of interesting information about women.
Women's Studies Programs, Departments, & Research Centers
Link from here to more than 300 women's studies programs, departments, and research centers in universities and colleges around the world.
Women's Studies Resources
This database serves "those people interested in the women's studies profession and in general women's issues." You will find information ranging from conference announcements to employment opportunities to a picture gallery. This is a site worth bookmarking.
Women's Studies Resources Outside UMBC
The Women's Studies Program of the University of Maryland Baltimore County offers this treasury of wonderful starting points for research on the Web. You'll find women's studies sites, e-mail lists of women's groups and interests, tips for finding e-mail addresses, links to women's studies programs and financial aid, and much more.
Women's Studies/Women's Issues Resource Sites
This site offers a vast collection of web sites focusing on women's issues. They're annotated and categorized for easier searching under topics like health, sexuality, arts & humanities, and women of color.