Web Resources for Women in Higher Education

AAUP: American Association of University Professors

http://www.aaup.org/issues/women-academic-profession

Women academics sometimes face unique challenges to their entry and advancement in the academic profession, among them potential inequities in salary and promotion rates, sexual harassment, and discriminatory treatment.

AAWCC: American Association for Women in Community College

http://www.aawccnatl.org/

The American Association of Women in Community Colleges changes women’s lives through education, service and leadership development.

ACE: Inclusive Excellence Group

http://www.acenet.edu/leadership/Pages/Inclusive-Excellence-Group.aspx

Focuses on programs, resources and research to foster greater diversity and inclusion in higher education, particularly within the senior leadership.

American Association University Women

http://www.aauw.org

Promotes education and equity for all women and girls.

Better after 50: Real Women Real Stories

http://betterafter50.com/

Unlike other blogs, posts and on-line magazines, we’re about real women sharing real stories: Talking to each other about shared experiences – not talking AT one another. We are better because we have each other; we are willing to share our experiences, our learnings, our concerns and our musings. Our site is designed to be personal and conversational – all the things you’d confess to a friend over coffee (or wine or chocolate, or…). In other words, being frank, sensitive, and seeing the humor in between the lines (and wrinkles).

CareerWISE

http://careerwise.asu.edu/

The CareerWISE resource is unique. It’s the only place where the best research on social science topics is applied to the everyday situations you encounter in science and engineering doctoral programs. Remember you’re in a marathon race, not a sprint. You want to make it to the finish line. CareerWISE is your personal, expert, and confidential coach to get there. CareerWISE materials help you build personal resilience skills to go the distance, now and in your career.

College and University Work-Life-Family Association

http://www.cuwfa.org/

The mission of the College and University Work/Family Association is to provide leadership in facilitating the integration of work and study with family/personal life at institutions of higher learning. Our mission supports the broader goals of creating a healthy and productive environment throughout the lifespan and enhancing the work-life effectiveness of employees.

Femina

http://www.femina.com

Offers a mix of serious and recreational resources.

Gender Equity in Sports (University of Iowa)

http://bailiwick.lib.uiowa.edu/ge/

Excellent site for Title IX history, cases and statistics.

HERS (Higher Education Resource Services)

http://www.hersnet.org

Leadership and Management Development for Women in Higher Education Management.

Hispanic Outlook

http://www.hispanicoutlook.com/

Nat’l magazine. Issues affecting minorities and minority issues in higher education. People, places and publication sections, conference coverage, success stories. 15th yr of pub.

INSIGHT Into Diversity

http://www.insightintodiversity.com

INSIGHT Into Diversity (formerly Affirmative Action Register) is a leading national equal opportunity employment magazine and website that connects employers to the most highly qualified individuals regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation.

Institute for Research on Women and Gender

http://irwg.research.umich.edu/

Welcome to the Institute for Research on Women & Gender! We’re here to foster collaboration and further the research of all U-M faculty members and graduate students who use the lens of women and gender to pursue their studies.

NACWAA: National Association of Women Collegiate Athletic Administrators

http://www.nacwaa.org/

NACWAA is the premier leadership organization dedicated to empowering, developing and advancing the success of women throughout the profession.

National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum

http://napawf.org

NAPAWF is the only national, multi-issue Asian and Pacific Islander (API) women’s organization in the country. NAPAWF’s mission is to build a movement to advance social justice and human rights for API women and girls.

National Organization for Men Against Sexism

http://www.nomas.org

Welcome to our online home! The National Organization for Men Against Sexism is an activist organization of men and women supporting positive changes for men. NOMAS advocates a perspective that is pro-feminist, gay affirmative, anti-racist, dedicated to enhancing men’s lives, and committed to justice on a broad range of social issues including class, age, religion, and physical abilities.

National Organization for Women

http://www.now.org

Contains the group’s media releases, history, activities and membership info.

National Women’s Studies Association

http://www.nwsa.org

Leading the field of women’s studies in educational and social transformation.

Project Eve

http://www.projecteve.com

There’s no better investment for women in business to make than in one another. By offering mentorship, networking, and support to other women as we advance, we effectively bring more women into the business world along with us, correcting the gender imbalance, ensuring equality, increasing opportunity, and empowering each of us to achieve more than ever. Project Eve is a global meeting place that connects women to the news, resources, networking and promotional tools that help us grow our business.

TAP: The Ada Project, a collection of resources for women in computing

http://women.cs.cmu.edu/ada/

Provides an up to date list of resources for women in computing.

The Feminist Majority Foundation

http://www.feminist.org

The Feminist Majority Foundation (FMF), which was founded in 1987, is a cutting edge organization dedicated to women’s equality, reproductive health, and non-violence. In all spheres, FMF utilizes research and action to empower women economically, socially, and politically. Our organization believes that feminists – both women and men, girls and boys – are the majority, but this majority must be empowered.

University of Venus

http://www.uvenus.org

The University of Venus is a collaborative venture bringing together the voices of GenX women in higher education from around the globe.

Woman’s Touch

http://www.a-womans-touch.com

Celebrating sexuality and romance for women and those who love them.

Women in Sports Careers

http://www.wiscnetwork.com/index.html

The WISC Network is a Worldwide Online Business and Career Network that provides business networking and career opportunities for women in sports related fields.

Women in Student Affairs

http://wisakc.com/

The purpose of the WISA Knowledge Community is to give voice to the needs of women in student affairs and to provide professional development opportunities through both regional and national activities designed to address gender equity and prompt personal growth. WISA initiatives work to center the experiences of marginalized people and focuses on the intersections of race, class, sexuality, disability and gender identity with gender and sex. WISA provides a home for student affairs professionals who work in women’s and gender centers or with gender-related concerns on college campuses, creating networking opportunities for those professionals.

Women Working

http://womenworking.com

Womenworking.com is a world-wide community of businesswomen and experts run by a staff that is committed to supporting you to take your career and your life to the next level. Whether you are Gen Y, Gen X, or a Baby Boomer, we know you want to achieve your professional and personal best.

Women’s Bureau, U.S. Department of Labor

http://www.dol.gov/wb/

Offers reports and statistics on women in the workforce.

Women’s Leadership Forum: Harvard Business School

http://www.exed.hbs.edu/programs/wlf/Pages/default.aspx

In today’s evolving business arena, every executive must be prepared to lead her organization through periods of disruptive innovation and rapid change. Bringing together a carefully selected group of accomplished businesswomen from around the world, The Women’s Leadership Forum at Harvard Business School helps you to optimize your individual performance and your organizational impact-while achieving new levels of confidence and success.

Women’s National Book Association

http://www.wnba-books.org/

The Women’s National Book Association is a national organization of women and men who work with and value books. WNBA exists to promote reading and to support the role of women in the community of the book.

Women’s Sports Foundation founded by Billie Jean King

http://www.WomensSportsFoundation.org

Women and girls programs of support.

Women’s Studies Database

http://www.mith2.umd.edu/WomensStudies/

Contains conference announcements, funding and employment in women’s studies.