Initiatives and Units at Georgia Tech

ADVANCE Institutional Transformation for Women in Science and Engineering — at Georgia Tech

School of Public Policy

Center for Study of Women, Science, & Technology

Women in Engineering Program

Women’s Resource Center

Professional Societies & Associations

American Chemical Society — Women Chemists Committee

American Physical Society — Committee on the Status of Women in Physics (CSWP)

American Statistical Association — Committee on Women in Statistics

Association for Women Geoscientists

Association for Women in Computing

Association for Women in Mathematics

Association for Women in Science

Association for Women Soil Scientists

Committee of Women in Science, Engineering, and Medicine — National Academy of Sciences

Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession (CSWEP)

Computing Research Association — Committee on the Status of Women in Computing Research (CRA-W)

Institute for Women in Technology

IEEE Women in Engineering

Society of Women Engineers

Women in Cell Biology

Women in Engineering Programs and Advocates Network (WEPAN)

Women in Global Science and Technology

Society for Neuroscience, Women in Neuroscience

Women in Technology International

Center for the Advancement for Scholarship on Engineering Education

National Center for Women and Information Technology


Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering (NSF Report, Updated Jan. 2012)


“Gender Issues in Physics/Science Education (GIPSE)” – Some Annotated References” Includes about 300 references and 200 hot-linked URL’s

References and Resources

Building Engineering and Science Talent (BEST)

Careers in Mathematics — Association for Women in Mathematics

Equal Rites, Unequal Outcomes: Women in American Research Universities

The Equity Equation: Fostering the Advancement of Women in the Sciences, Mathematics, and Engineering

From Scarcity to Visibility: Gender Differences in the Careers of Doctoral Scientists and Engineers (National Academies Press 2001)

Research on Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering, Research Horizons, vol. 21, Spring/summer 2004:

Breaking Down Barriers: Researcher studies roadblocks impeding the progress of women scientists and engineers

No Regrets: New study shows how African-American Ph.D. chemists overcame discrimination to build careers

Women Faculty of Color: Numbers are low and not increasing, but hope rests in some new strategies for improvement

Institutional Transformation: Environments can help or hinder success of women in academia

Scientists and Engineers for the New Millennium: Renewing the Human Resource

Social Studies of Science — An International Review of Research in the Social Dimensions of Science and Technology

Trends in the Early Careers of Life Scientists

Women in Biology Internet Launch Pages

Women Physicists Speak: The 2001 International Study of Women in Physics