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5 Must Follow Organizations for Women in STEM

As a Woman who has been involved in a STEM career for the last 10 years, I have had first hand experience of how important finding your tribe can be.

It helps for anyone who needs a little bit of a boost to see how these incredible organizations are making progress in gender parity around the world.

From my days with WiSET at Manchester University, through to today, it’s always great to get involved with these communities.

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Below are 5 of my favorite organizations for Women in STEM.

1/ STEMettes

  • Who: A UK based organization running events, work experience placements and industry visits to encourage more girls into STEM
  • Mission: In their own words, ‘We’re showing the next generation that girls do Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) too at our free, fun, food-filled experiences.’
  • Learn More – they also have a great Instagram

2/ Women Who Code

  • Who: A global member organization to support women in tech with resources, events and support in their careers.
  • Mission: We envision a world where women are proportionally represented as technical leaders, executives, founders, VCs, board members, and software engineers.
  • Learn More

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3/ Indian Girls Code

  • Who: An initiative run by Indian company Robotix, it gives free hands-on  coding and robotics education program for underprivileged girls.
  • Mission: Give underprivileged girls a head start for a career in STEM and address the gender parity gap.
  • Learn More

4/ National Girls Collaborative Project

  • Who: US based group focused on addressing the gender imbalance in STEM.
  • Mission: The vision of the NGCP is to bring together organizations throughout the United States that are committed to informing and encouraging girls to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
  • Learn More

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5/ Tech Future Girls

  • Who: Provide resources for teachers to run sessions to inspire more girls to go into tech. These include coding workshops and ‘a day in the life of’ style sessions.
  • Mission: TechFuture Girls makes it easy for teachers to inspire 9 to 14-year-old girls about technology. Girls can experience the fun side of the digital world through creative projects based on real-life challenges.
  • Learn More

I hope you feel as inspired as I do reading about these organizations. Want some more inspiration? Check out my post here on the inspirational women of Instagram or this one on female inventors.

Do you agree with my picks? Who else would you include? Let me know in the comments!

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