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General

The Site
Contains fact sheets about anything from relationships to health.
Random Facts
Provides interesting facts, trivia, and statistics about a variety of subjects that a SmartGirl would want to know. Every random fact is fun, unique, and well-researched!

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Sites Similar to SmartGirl

5 Girls
Real-life portrait of growing up female today through the eyes of five thoughful and articulate young women.
A Girls' World
An interactive website with classes, programs and materials written and designed for girls, by girls that encourage and empower teens and tweens to be active and independent members of their community.
Beacon Street Girls
Offers girls games, books, and prizes on its safe and interactive website. It is committed to the health and well being of girls ages 9 – 13 and strives to provide positive role models for girls.
Girl Zone
Girl Zone offers rich content related to all aspects of a girl's life: sports, fashion, careers, life issues, health/body, entertainment, volunteering, DIY, environment, relationships, tech, etc.
Grrl Stories
A window into the different ways girls are celebrating and changing as they transition toward adult responsibilities and roles.
gURL
The leading online community for teenage girls with a different approach to the experience of being a teenage girl.
It's My Life
Articles and stories dealing with life and everyday nicknacks. Also features interviews with celebrities.
Purple Pyjamas
Created by a team of young women, the site's purpose is to present issues from a girl's point of view, and as a community where young women can relax and be themselves.
SmartGirlsKnow
This blog by the editor of the teen memoir series Louder than Words aims to bring girls news, insight, and advice to tween and teen girls and women.
Teen Voices
Teen Voices is the alternative to commercial teen magazines - they offer regular features on Health, Cultural Harmony, Pregnancy Prevention, Arts & Culture, International Issues, and Disability Issues.

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Girls - General

GENaustin
Increase girls' self-esteem through education, thinking critically and support. You can get advice, learn about movies and books from a girl's perspective, and see what events are going on around you.
Girls Inc.
With a mission to inspire girls to be strong, smart and bold, Girls Inc. has innovative programs to help girls confront subtle societal messages about their value and potential, and prepare them to lead successful, independent, and fulfilling lives.
Educational CyberPlayGround
Websites for girls and young women to help them become interested in science and technology. It's a huge list of resources and links to show off strong women in different kinds of media and to help girls become strong women themselves.
National Women's Hall of Fame
Honors the contributions of American women that helped make the United States what it is today.
YWCA
Tries to empower girls and women through a wide range of services and programs.

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Health - General

Cool Nurse
Help teens and young women understand health and nutrition.
GirlsHealth.gov
This is run by the US Government's Office on Women's Health. It's a site just for girls, and it covers health issues from puberty to disabilities to bullying.
Go Ask Alice
This is Columbia University's health site where you can find information about the different aspects of your health and you can ask Alice any questions you may have.
Health Initiatives for Youth (HIFY)
Provides information about health and offers opportunities to get actively involved in learning about your health.
Kid's and Teen's Health
Splits health issues up by age so you can find the information you want easier.
Weight-control Information Network (WIN)
Shows you how to eat healthy and stay physically active so you can live a better life.
Teen Growth
Allows you to ask questions and find information about issues such as sex, emotions, peer pressure, and puberty, etc.
Teenage Health Freak
It's the place to get answers to your questions about health - from a teenage point of view, and a doctor's professional inputs.
Young Women's Health Page
Provides links to websites with information on health issues.
 

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Health - Multicultural

Being Girl
Created by teen and professional panels comprised of doctors and professionals to give you advice. The opening page of the site allows you to choose which country you are from so you can find advice that applies to you directly.
My Sistahs
By and for women of color, provides health information.

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Health - Puberty

Kotex: All You Need to Know About Menstruation
Sponsored by Kotex, this site provides forums, polls, blogs, and period planners so you can get help from people like you.
Puberty 101
Gives any information you want to know about female and male puberty. It also provides information about sexually transmitted diseases, mental health and drug abuse.

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Health - Sex & Sexuality

Adolescent Wellness and Reproductive Education Foundation (AWARE)
This website provides resources to answer general health questions and it provides emergency health resources, for example, suicide and sexual abuse hotlines.
BiNet USA
Voice for bisexual people and will assist the development of a cohesive network of bisexual communities, promote bisexual visibility; collect and distribute educational information regarding bisexuality
Coalition for Positive Sexuality
Encourages a positive attitude toward any sexual orientation and provides resources about sexual health.
Colage
Colage is a national and international organization supporting young people with gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender parents.
Gay, Lesbian, Straight Education Network (GLSEN)
Created by an activist organization that works to eliminate anti-gay bias within the schools.
The Intersex Society of North America (ISNA)
The Intersex Society of North America (ISNA) is devoted to systemic change to end shame, secrecy, and unwanted genital surgeries for people born with an anatomy that someone decided is not standard for male or female.
I Wanna Know
Gives information about puberty, sexual health, and sexually transmitted diseases.
Like It Is
Provides advice and information for topics such as puberty, periods, sex, sexuality, and emergency contraception.
National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy
About an activism project to promote healthier families by reducing teen pregnancy.
Out Proud
Provides coming out stories, brochures, resources and support communities for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.
Sex Etc.
Provides resources and answers questions about sex and sexuality.
Youth Resource
Created for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender, it offers support, resources and education about health, advocacy and other issues concerning this group of people.
Advocates for Youth
Promotes reproductive and sexual health through a youth advocacy program.

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Health - Body Image

About Face
Promotes a positive self-esteem image for girls and women through media education, outreach, and activism.
Adios Barbie
Provides information about the bodies of men and women, allows them to speak out against impossible beauty standards, and share experiences.
Eating Disorder Referral and Information Center
Offers specific information about people dealing with eating disorders and those who love them.
National Eating Disorders Association
Supports the elimination of eating disorders and poor body image through prevention efforts, education, referral and support services, advocacy, training, and research.

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Health - Nutrition & Fitness

Dietary Guidelines for Americans
Shows you how to aim for a healthy weight, eat sensibly, and be physically active.
Ethnic/Cultural & Vegetarian Food Guide Pyramids
Offers food pyramids for many different types of food, i.e. Mexican, Chinese, and Indian
How to Read Food Labels
Helps you read and understand food labels.
Powerful Bones, Powerful Girls
An interactive approach to providing information on keeping healthy bones and staying strong.
The Vegetarian Resource Group
Provides information and recipes for vegans and vegetarians.
yourSELF
Offers information about eating and snacking healthy and log for the amount of physical activity completed in a week.

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Health - Disability & Chronic Illness

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Health - Mental Health

National Mental Health Awareness Campaign
Battles the stigma, shame, and myths that are linked with mental illness.
Wing of Madness
Covers the basics of what depression is, what are some common signs of it, and how to get help.
International Suicide Prevention Wiki
This website includes a list of hotlines in different countries and states. It also has support websites and message boards.

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Health - Substance Abuse

Free Vibe
Gives the facts about drugs and show celebrities' anti-drug campaigns.
Make Smoking History
Facts about tobacco.
Partnership for a Drug-Free America
Gives information and stories for kids and teens about substance abuse. Available in Spanish.
R.A.T.
Geared toward K-3 grades, it provides information about the risks and harms associated with tobacco before they start experimenting
Tobacco Facts
Offers information about tobacco and how to quit using.

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Hobbies

Blue Jean Online
A place for girls to submit their writings, art work, photography, crafts and other works for online publication.
GameGirlz
Computer and online games for girls.
Girls Write Now
Encourages women to developing their writing and communication skills through a mentor relationship with other women writers.
Greaser Grrls
For girls interested in cars, motorcycles and go-karts.
Women Gamers
Provides information on the latest hot industry trends and offers product reviews, game reviews, and gender-focused articles written other girls who play computer games.
Women on Wheels Motorcycle Association (WWMA)
Unites all women interested in motorcycles.
WriteGirl.org
Inspires girls to follow their creative aspirations and helps them do so.

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Relationships - Abuse

Covenant House
Covenant House Nineline is a a national crisis hotline for youth under-21 and their families. The site provides educational pieces addressing youth issues for kids and people who want to help kids.
When Love Hurts
Offers information, advice, and the opportunity to tell your stories.

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School

About.com: Homework Help
Have guides, articles and links on topics such as art, history, languages, literature, and sciences.
Careers and Colleges
Offers a unique combination of time-saving interactive tools to help students and parents find a college, learn about financial aid, compare student loans, and research thousands of scholarship opportunities.
Educating Jane
A website similar to SmartGirl, Educating Jane has Study Hall with links to online resources on the topic of science, math and technology, and other important areas of study as well.
Fact Monster
This site combines essential reference materials, fun facts and features, and individualized homework help for kids.
GirlStart
Provides links to online resources for homework help, articles on interesting scientific topics, and interviews with successful women.
High School Hub
A learning portal to free online educational resources for high school students.
Information Please
Combining the contents of an encyclopedia, a dictionary, an atlas and several up-to-the minute almanacs loaded with statistics, facts, and historical records, Infoplease places the resources of an entire reference information center at your fingertips.
Internet Public Library
Provides library services to internet users by listing online resources and reference centers.
Jiskha Homework Help
JHH publishes educational content to help students with homework and provides instant-answer services for teens who need urgent help.
Spark Notes
Tons of study guides and test preps, geared for high school students.
United Nations Cyberschoolbus
An online global education community, this site promotes education about international issues and the United Nations.
What Can I Do if I am Being Bullied?
Provides advice and resources for kids who are bullied but with nowhere to turn to.
White House Kids
Provides resources and articles about the United States government, the president and the U.S. history.
Yahoo! Kids Reference Shelf
Provides links to online educational resources.

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Sports

American Women's Baseball League (AWBL)
Promotes female amateur baseball competitions nationally and internationally.
BettyBoards
Provides women skaters of all ages with products and info geared especially for them, with a directory of female skaters.
International Female Boxers Association (IFBA)
Promote female boxing throughout the world as a genuine, professional and athletic competition.
Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA)
Promotes female golf, with tournament informations, biographies of players, and tips on improving one's game.
National Women's Hockey League (NWHL)
Promotes women hockey, by providing a league for women to participate in.
National Women's Martial Arts Federation (NWMAT)
Promotes the involvement of women and girls in the martial arts by providing links to training, events and information on how to get involved.
Sports for Women and Girls
A link library dedicated to exposing gender inequality in sports and empowering girls and women involved in sports.
U.S. Field Hockey Association (USFHA)
Promotes the sport of field hockey in the United States by providing resources to participation and development opportunities.
United States Women's Curling Association (USWCA)
Promotes and conserves the best interests and the true spirit of the game of curling among women throughout the United States.
Women's Bass Fishing Association (WBFA)
Promotes bass fishing among women and youth.
Women's Cricket
Promotes women cricket internationally with statistics, players and news archive.
Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA)
Promotes women basketball with the latest scoreboard and player information.
Women's Sports Wire
Resource for women's sports news and information.
Women's Sports Foundation
Educational organization dedicated to ensuring equal access to participation and leadership opportunities for all girls and women in sports and fitness.
Women's Professional Billard Association (WPBA)
Promotes women billard, with links to players profile and tournament information.
Women's Professional Football League (WPFL)
Promotes women professional football with league team information and statistics.
Women's Professional Rodeo Association (WPRA)
Promotes the sport of professional rodeo for the female competitor.
The Women's Wilderness Institute
Offers wilderness experiences for women and teen girls in the Rocky Mountains and Southwestern deserts.

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Activism

Arsalyn Foundation
Encourages young Americans to become informed and active participants in the electoral process. Provides resources and links to information on youth civic.
Constitutional Rights Foundation
Provides free lesson plans, newsletters online, and curriculum for social studies and civic education.
Earthforce
International education program that engages young people in community problem solving with hands-on projects on river education, conservation, and restoration projects.
Do Something
Promotes youth activism by providing resources for youth to start an action to change the world around them.
Empowered
Working with youth to end the culture of violence.
Environmental Protection Agency Student Center
Provides information and resources on the subject of enviromental issues.
GirlsRights
Provides information about girl's rights on the agenda of the global women's movement, and resources for more information about the subject.
Idealist: Kids & Teens
Provides information for kids and teenagers on how to volunteer in their community and internationally by providing the resources and support they need to help themselves and their communities.
Innovation Center
Seeks, tests and promotes innovative concepts and practices, providing cutting edge tools for youth and youth workers in diverse settings.
Kids Can Free the Children
Giving children a voice, leadership training, and opportunities to take action on issues which affect them from a local to an international level.
Kids Can Make a Difference
Inspiring kids to end hunger and poverty in their communities, their countries and their world.
National Youth Leadership Council (NYLC)
Provides information on how youth can build vital and just communities through service-learning.
NOW Young Feminism
Provides information on how to participate and be informed on women issues such as violence against women and abortion rights.
Peace Corps Kids World
Provides information for kids on what the Peace Corps is all about, and how they can join and make a difference.
Take a Stand Against Discrimination
A website through MTV to promote racial justice and to fight against discrimation.
Third Wave Foundation
Strives to combat inequalities that the youth face as a result of age, gender, race, sexual orientation, economic status or level of education.
Tree Musketeers
A youth environmental organization where kids take action to help the planet, teach other kids to become active citizens and community leaders.
United National Indian Tribal Youth (UNITY)
Helps build a strong, unified and self-reliant Native America through involving its youth.
Wiretap
This site showcases investigative news articles, personal essays and opinions, artwork and activism resources that challenge stereotypes, inspire creativity, foster dialogue and give young people a voice in the media.
Women Environmental and Development Organization (WEDO)
Seeks to increase the power of women worldwide as policymakers at all levels in governments, institutions and forums to achieve economic and social justice, a healthy and peaceful planet, and human rights for all.
Youth in Action Network
Learn about important issues, talk to young people from over 80 different countries, and take action with surveys, petitions and lobbying tools.
Youth for Environmental Sanity - YES!
YES! is helping a generation to claim its voice and build a world we can be proud to pass on to our grandkids.
Youth as Resource (YAR)
Connecting youth to their communities and improving community life nationally and internationally through the spread of youth-lead service initiatives.
Youth Noise
To inspire, connect, and empower youth to help young people everywhere by volunteering, fundraising and speaking out.
Youth Outlook
Monthly journal of youth life in the Bay Area. Featuring in-depth reporting pieces and first-person essays, comic strips and poetry pages, YO! is the communication outlet for youth who feel their voice and visions need to be seen and heard.
Youth Service America
A resource center to increase the quantity and quality of volunteer opportunities for young Americans, to serve locally, nationally, and globally.
YouthVenture
Empowers young people to create and launch their own enterprises, and through these enterprises, to take greater responsibility for their lives and communities.

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Career Information - General

Career Women
Helping their network-wide job candidates find the best career opportunities with the Best Companies.
Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW)
America's only national organization for union women, and the site provides information about the organization.
Design Your Future
To inspire and empower girls to pursue careers in math, science, and technology.
Educating Jane
A national site for girls, their parents and educators dedicated to girls' self-esteem, self-awareness, and involvement in the world.
FirstGov for Kids
FirstGov for Kids is a gateway to other information resources, including government, organization, education and commercial sites.
Girls Communicating Career Connections (GC3)
Helps minority middle-school-aged girls relate to careers in science, technology, and mathematics with video.
GirlSource
Provides meaningful work and leadership opportunities for urban, low-income young women, ages 14-18. GirlSource equips young women with the life, leadership, and job skills they need to succeed.
Information on Specific Careers
Provides resources for information about various careers.
Institute for Women�s Leadership
Provides leadership training, coaching and consulting to women and men seeking to effect breakthrough change within their organizations.
Mentor Girls
Fostering connections between women and girls in our communities and schools.
National Organization of Working Women
Provides information for working women and the resources on issues in the workplace.
Quint Careers
Provides information on career and job-search advice.
Role Model Project for Girls
Includes a role model registry, and references and resources page.
Schools and Careers
Have information on individual schools and colleges, to help make plans for after you leave highschool. Also, there are links to information on careers you might find helpful.
Take Our Daughters and Sons To Work
Provides information about and resources on how to take part in the program.
Women in Packaging
Provides a forum for packaging education, networking and mentoring for the personal and professional development of women.
Women in Real Estate
Supports and promotes women in commercial real estate industry.
Women on the Web
A site devoted to young women in high school and college who are interested in music and art, features a variety of informative articles and pages about the media arts.
Work for Women User Guides for Girls and Young Women
Offers links to web sites, video clips, games and chats designed to help young women explore and prepare for exciting careers that offer high-wages and reflect their interests.

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Career Information - Art & Design

Association for Women in Architecture (AWA)
Has information on the organization, their history, programs, scholarships and events.
Association of Women in Industrial Design (AWID)
Gives information aboutt he association, their later news, a gallery featuring a designer and her work, related publications, and resources about the designer's career.
Careers in Art Librarian and Visual Resources
Provides information about the career and resources to other sites.
Friends of Lulu
Promotes and encourages female readership and participation in the comic book industry, with resources, event listing and more information.
International Archive of Women in Architecture (IAWA)
Documents the history of women's involvement in architecture by collecting, preserving, storing, and making available to researchers the professional papers of women architects and the records of women's architectural organizations, from around the world.
National Association of Women Artists
Gives information on how to join the association and their activites.
The Pen and Brush, Inc.
Has information on the organization and upcoming event listings which includes exhibitions, concerts, readings and panel discussions.
Women Artists Rising (WAR)
Offers the history of the organization, event listing, and information on women artists.
Women in Animation (WIA)
An association for women who are involved in any and all aspects of the art and industry of animation, this website provides information on their program and events, with discussion forums.
Women in Animation, Tips from a Pro
Offers tips from some of the pros in women in animation for anyone interested in a career in the field.
Women's Caucus for Art
A national network through research, exhibitions, conferences and honor awards for achievement for women in art.
Working Women Artists
Making women artists and their art more visible in the community through programs, events, and group exhibitions.

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Career Information - Aviation

AeroGirl
Provides resources, with a continuing and combined effort of Aviatrix and Aviators who remember the excitement and wonder of learning to fly.
Association of Women in Aviation Maintenance (AWAM)
Offers information for women in aviation maintenance, including resources to jobs, scholarships and awards.
International Society of Women Airline Pilots (ISWAP)
Provides information for women airline pilots with resources for scholarships, memberships and articles.
New Zealand Association of Women in Aviation
An enthusiastic group that aims to foster friendship amongst women interested in aviation through their network, meetings, rallies and newsletters.
The Ninety-Nines
As an international organization of women pilots, this website provides resources to local chapters and sections all over the whole, and the history of women in aviation.
Professional Women Controllers, Inc.
A site for and by women air traffic controllers, with resources to their history, benefits and memberships.
Women in Aviation Resource Center
A resource center for women in aviation with links to books, events, headline news and many others.
Women in Aerospace (WIA)
Expanding women's opportunities the aerospace community through programs and networking.
Women in Aviation International (WIAI)
Provide resources to assist women in aviation and to encourage young women to consider aviation as a career through educational outreach programs, and scholarships.
Women of NASA
Showcases outstanding women who are enjoying successful careers and demonstrates how these women balance personal and professional responsibilities.

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Career Information - Business

American Business Women's Association (ABWA)
Bringing together businesswomen of diverse occupations and to provide opportunities for them to help themselves and others grow personally and professionally through leadership, education, networking support, and national recognition.
American Society of Women Accountants (ASWA)
Enabling women in all accounting and related fields to achieve their full personal, professional and economic potential and to contribute to the future development of their profession.
American Women's Society of Certified Public Accountants (AWSCPA)
Provides a supportive environment that promotes equity and provides opportunities for the achievement of career goals in a competitive and rapidly changing profession for Certified Public Accountant.
Business and Professional Women (BPW)
To achieve equity for all business women in the workplace through advocacy, education, and information.
Business and Professional Women Club
An organization for working women, it was created to link business and professional women throughout the world to provide support, to lobby for change, and to promote ongoing advancement of the status of women.
European Women's Management Development Network (EWMD)
Improving the quality of management with respect to people, children, age and the cultural diversity of Europe.
Executive Women International
An association of key women working with their executives to promote their firms and improve their community.
Financial Women International (FWI)
Helping women achieve success in the financial services industry through resources and career information.
Financial Women's Association (FWA)
Serving its members through educational programs and networking opportunities, and serving the community through its nationally acclaimed scholarship, mentoring and training programs.
Greater Capital Region Business & Professional Women
Striving to achieve equity for all women in the workplace through advocacy, education and information.
National Association of Female Executives (NAFE)
Provides resources and services � through education, networking, and public advocacy � to empower its members to achieve career success and financial security.
National Association of Insurance Women (NAIW)
Providing professional education, an environment in which to build business alliances and the opportunity to make connections with people of differing career paths and levels of experience within the insurance industry.
National Association of Professional Mortgage Women (NAPMW)
Provides its members with the resources they need to enhance performance and ensure continued growth and success in the lending profession.
National Association of Railway Business Women (NARBW)
Provides resources for women in the railway business.
National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO)
Offer members access a variey of opportunities, products or services that will help their business achive greater visibility, credibility and profitability.
Organization of Women in International Trade (OWIT)
Promoting women doing business in international trade by providing networking and educational opportunities.
Sinapore Business & Professional Women�s Association
Promotes the interests of business and professional women in Singapore.

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Career Information - Communication & Journalism

American Women in Radio and Television (AWRT)
Advancing the impact of women in the electronic media and allied fields by educating, advocating, and acting as a resource to its members and the industry.
Association of Women in Communication (AWC)
Champions the advancement of women across all communications disciplines by recognizing excellence, promoting leadership and positioning its members at the forefront of the evolving communications era.
Association of Women in Sports Media (AWSM)
An organization of women who work in the sports media, and women and men who support them in their work.
Association of Women Journalists (AWJ)
Dedicated to supporting women in journalism and promoting respectful treatment of women by the news media.
Chicago Women in Publishing (CWIP)
Providing a forum to recognize and promote the advancement of women in all fields of the publishing industry.
International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF)
Strengthening the role of women in the news media around the world, based on the belief that no press is truly free unless women share an equal voice.
National Association of Women Writers (NAWW)
Supporting, inspiring, motivating, entertaining, and teaching women writers.
National Federation of Press Women (NFPW)
Promoting the highest ethical standards while looking toward the future in professional development, networking, and protecting our First Amendment rights.
The American News Women's Club (ANWC)
Promoting professional pursuits and good fellowship among its members; to provide a place for members to find helpful assistance and encouragement in their professional development and community endeavors; and to award grants and scholarships to outstanding journalism students and media professionals.

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Career Information - Education

American Association of University Women (AAUW)
Promotes education and equity for all women and girls. The Association takes local and national level action on the critical social issues related to its mission.
Association of Women Educators (AWE)
Based in Australia, this association promotes women educators and provides resources on the topic.
Women's Educational Equity Act (WEEA) Equity Resource Center
The association promotes bias-free education, believing that gender equity works for everyone - for girls and women, men and boys, by providing support and resources to the many exceptional efforts that are improving the education of girls and women in the United States.

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Career Information - Engineering

Engineer Girl
Site intended for girls that highlights opportunities in engineering careers in the United States. Includes links, profiles of women engineers, and interactive features.
Society of Women Engineers
An organization that stimulates women to achieve full potential in careers as engineers. Includes general information, how to join, a member directory, and current projects.

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Career Information - Entertainment

CineWomen
This site promotes the advancement of women in the entertainment industry by providing resources to related events.
Girls Film School
This site gives information on how to participate in the Girls Film School summer program in College of Santa Fe.
Female Musician Multimedia Music Productions
Provides resources and programs for girls interested in the music industry.
International Alliance for Women in Music (IAWM)
A resource on women composers and women in music topics.
International Centre for Women Playwrights
A support center for women playwrights around the world, this site provides resources to sites relevant to playwriting.
International Women's Brass Conference (IWBC)
Provides opportunities for all women brass musicians who desire to pursue professional careers in music.
pinknoises.com
An independent web magazine that seeks to promote the work of women DJs and sound artists and offer an online forum where issues related to music and gender can be discussed.
Power Up
Promote the visibility and integration of gay women in entertainment, the arts, and all forms of media.
Reel Women
Provides a permanent support system for women at all levels of experience in the film and video industry.
Women in Film & Video (WIFV)
Provides resources and event updates for women in the film and video industry.
Women in Film (WIF)
WIF's purpose is to support women in the industry through a network of valuable contacts, scholarships, grants, advocacy, and community outreach programs.

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Fire & Rescue

Women in Fire Service, Inc.
Networking the women of today's firefighting world, and providing resources to help build the fire service of the future.

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Career Information - Food & Hospitality

Women Chefs and Restaurateurs (WCR)
Provides resources for women in the industry, ranging from education to industry links.
Women's Food Service Forum
WFF engages the foodservice industry to develop leadership talent and ensure career advancement for executive women.

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Career Information - Government & Politics

Federally Employed Women (FEW)
Promotes equality for women and addressing concerns of women in the Federal workforce.
National Foundation for Women Legislators
Provides strategic resources to women legislators such through conferences, effective seminars, issue education materials, professional and personal relationships, and networking at both the state and federal levels.
The White House Project Girls' Zone
Online resource to learn how girls can get involved in the political process, with profiles of successful female leader.
Women in International Security (WIIS)
Dedicated to increasing the influence of women in the fields of foreign and defense affairs by raising their numbers and visibility, while enhancing the dialogue about international security issues.

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Career Information - Health

American Association of Women Dentists (AAWD)
Offers information about the association, the history of women dentists and career resources.
American Medical Women's Association (AMWA)
A good website for young women in middle and high school learn from AMWA members about what it takes to become a doctor, from a women's perspective.
Association of Women Psychiatrists (AWP)
Creating a voice online for women in psychiatry through their network and fellowships.
Association of Women Surgeons (AWS)
Offers information for and by women surgeons, including job postings, publications and memberships.
Association of Women Veterinarians (AWV)
Furthering the mutual advancement of women veterinarians in the science of veterinary medicine by bringing them together to share knowledge, support, and friendship.
Association of Women's Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN)
An association for nurses who specialize in the care of women and newborns, this site provides resources to education and practice information with updates on news and events.
The American Association of Women Radiologists (AAWR)
Providing a forum for issues unique to women in radiology, radiation oncology and related professions; sponsoring programs that promote opportunities for women; and facilitating networking among members and other professionals.
MomMD-Connecting Women in Medicine
Resources, forums, and information for women physicians, residents, medical students and premedical students. Professional and educational services, and personal support for women with medical careers.
Women in Neuroscience (WIN)
Fostering the development and career advancement of women scientists, particularly in the field of neuroscience.
Society for Women's Research
Provides comprehensive and up-to-date information on women's health research and policy issues.

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Career Information - Law & Law Enforcement

F.B.I. Youth
Offers information for youths to learn more about the FBI, their history and what is included in a career with the FBI.
National Association of Women and the Law (NAWL)
Improving the legal status of women in Canada through law reform, and promoting the equality rights of women through legal education, research and law reform advocacy.
National Association of Women Judges (NAWJ)
Providing strong, committed judicial leadership to ensure fairness and gender equality in American courts, through effective judicial education and interaction.
National Association of Women Law Enforcement Executives (NAWLEE)
Addressing the unique needs of women holding senior management positions in law enforcement.
National Association of Women Lawyers (NAWL)
Supports and advances the interests of women in and under the law and works towards the social, political, and professional empowerment of women.
National Center for Women & Policing
Promotes increasing the numbers of women at all ranks of law enforcement as a strategy to improve police response to violence against women, reduce police brutality and excessive force, and strengthen community policing reforms.
Women in Federal Law Enforcement (WIFLE)
Celebrating our historic accomplishments and strive for new achievements by recognizing and using the skills, creativity, and leadership abilities that women in law enforcement have demonstrated.

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Career Information - Military

Alliance for National Defence
Promotes the vital role of military women in our nation's defense, with the latest news concerning military women.
Women Marines Association
Provides information about the association with information on programs and the history of women marines.
American Women in Uniform
Tells the history of American women in the military with the purpose of reminding readers that women are veterans too!
Military Women
Has information about being in the military and other information for and about women veteran.
Center for Women Veterans
An informational website on all matters related to programs, issues, and initiatives for and affecting women veterans.
Women Officers Professionals Association (WOPA)
Provides information about the Sea Services (Navy, Marines, and Coast Guard) professions.

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Career Information - Religion

Women's Ordination in the Catholic Church
Presents documentation relevant to the ordination of women in the Catholic Church, with an academic archive of study and research pertaining to the ordination of women

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Career Information - Science, Math, & Technology

4000 Years of Women in Science
Highlights the contribution of women in the history of science with biographies and references.
Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM)
Encouraging women and girls in the mathematical sciences, with information on membership, newsletter and sponsors.
Association for Women Geoscientists (AWG)
Encourages girls and women to become scientifically curious and to become geoscientists by actively working with them in the field, particularly in partnership with schools, science fairs, Girl Scouts, and other appropriate organizations.
Association of Women in Agriculture (AWA)
Assist women to prepare for a career in agriculture and agriculture related fields; to aid women in agriculture in achieving their goals, and for the general betterment of agriculture.
Association of Women in Computing (AWC)
Provides resources to newletters, events and networking within the computing industry.
Association for Women in Science (AWIS)
Dedicated to achieving equity and full participation for women in science, mathematics, engineering and technology.
Association of Women Soil Scientists (AWSS)
Supporting and encouraging women in soil science with information on membership, committees, meetings, newsletter, career and education resources and shop.
Binary Girl
Learn and share knowledge about information technology careers, the Internet, hardware, software, through an interactive community of women.
Careers in Mathematics
The site gives you a flavor of some of the areas of mathematics in which there are many opportunities and a brief "road map" of mathematics.
Careers in Science Women in Research
Provides profiles of women in neuroscience research, heart disease research and cancer research.
Digital Sistas
Focuses on technology empowerment programs particularly for young girls and women of color
Exploring Career Paths
Explores the career pathways of an aquatic biologist, a bio-medical engineer, an environmental consultant, a landscape architect, a multimedia producer and a fibre optics engineer.
GirlGeeks
Career site for women in information technology, providing access to jobs, mentors, training and career development resources to help techy women get ahead.
Girl Power: Science and Technology
Provides information on how to create your own website, cool technical jobs, and science links.
Girls Go Tech
A site for girls to know that they can succeed in the field of math, science and technology.
Inspiring Girls Now in Technology Evolution (IGNITE)
A site to inspire girls to consider high-tech as a positive career choice. Also provides an e-zine for girls.
Imaginary Lines
Provide support for all the girls who are, or might become, interested in science, math and technology.
Institute for Women in Technology(IWT)
Increases the impact of women on all aspects of technology through programs and initiatives such as The Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Conference.
The Ada Project
Provides a central location for information on conferences, projects, discussion groups and organizations, fellowships and grants, notable women in Computer Science, and other electronically accessible information sites.
UnderTheMicroscope
Collects stories, advice, and tips from women involved and interested in science. Read funny and brave stories about how real women got to where they are today.
Wired Woman Society
Creates an open environment that encourages women to explore opportunities in technology and to build successful careers that will allow them to play a positive role in the growth and development of the information age.
Women Exploring the Oceans
Features the careers of remarkable women in oceanography. Learn how these women are contributing to our understanding and appreciation of the ocean and how they go about their daily work.
Women in Aerospace (WIA)
Provides resources for women in the aerospace industry, with programs and forums for discussion on current topics.
Women in Astronomy
Provides a database of women in astronomy, and links to other resources on the topic of astronomy.
Women in Technology International (WITI)
Provides resources for women in the technology industry with a section on how young women can take part in their activities.

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Career Information - Sports

Association of Women Martial Arts Instructors (AWMAI)
Promotes and encourages instructor excellence through teacher training, school and organizational development, ethical standards, and rank recognition and promotion.
National Association of Collegiate Women Athletic Administrators (NACWAA)
Provides educational programs, professional and personal development opportunities, information exchange, and support services to enhance college athletics and to promote the growth, leadership and success of women as athletics administrators, professional staff, coaches and student-athletes.
Women Sports Careers & Sports Jobs
Provides resources for women to search for jobs and careers in the sport industry.

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Career Information - Trades

National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC)
Enhancing the success of women in the construction industry, by providing resources and education information.
Northern New England Tradeswomen
Helping Vermont women enter, advance and remain in the skilled trades or other non-traditional activities through a comprehensive program of recruitment, training, referrals, placements, networking, advocacy and retention activities.
Oregon Tradeswomen, Inc.
Promoting success for women in the trades through education, leadership and mentorship.
Tradeswomen, Inc.
Promoting and supporting women in non-traditional blue collar jobs through networking and various events.
Women in Trades
For women working in trades to gather and share information, including apprenticeship and award information.
Women & Manual Trades
Promoting women in the trades through education, example and advocacy.
YouthBuild
Creating and sustaining a broad-based national movement in support of policies and programs which enable young people to assume leadership in order to rebuild their communities and lead responsible lives.

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