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Resources

Academic:

College of Arts and Sciences – main access page to CAS academic programs, departments and campus events.
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences– main access to engineering programs, research initiatives, latest news and events.
Science and Engineering Information Center– Lockwood Library information and help for all projects, papers and research.

Experiential-Learning & Scholarships:

College of Arts and Sciences Experiential Learning – Find internship, community engagement project, study abroad or independent research opportunities in the College
Association of Women in Science (AWiS) – dedicated to driving excellence in STEM by achieving equity and full participation of women in all disciplines and across all employment sectors.
Career Servicesacademic, professional and career resources to help prepare and plan for the future.
Center for Undergraduate Research & Creative Activities (CURCA)- aids in fitting you to the best research opportunity for all majors.
Study Abroad Programs– this office helps fit you major to exciting opportunities abroad to advance you cross-cultural skills.
Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Partnership with Buffalo Public Schools– outreach to bolster young minds into science fields through hands on learning.
The Academies– enhance the holistic UB experience through academic exploration, community outreach, as well as personal and peer relations.
Fellowships and Scholarships– find financial help perusing your academic, research, graduate or study abroad interests.

Clubs & Organizations:

UB Women in STEM Cooperative -bridging the STEM gender gap through cultural incorporation and opportunity.
Society of Women Engineers– organized support for women engineers with news and campus events.
Association for Women in Mathematics – promotion of women in the mathematical field to have equal opportunity and active careers.
Buffalo-Area Engineering Awareness for Minorities – BEAM- an educational enrichment program dedicated to helping under-represented students prepare for STEM careers.
Tinker Engineering Camp for High School Girls – unique one week engineering camp exposing high school girls to engineering.

Related Resources:

“Why Are There Still So Few Women in Science”
“Why STEM Fields Still Don’t Draw More Women”
“More Gender Diversity Will Mean Better Science”
“Is Biology Just Another Pink-Collar Profession?”
“Inspiring Girls to Pursue STEM”
“Why Do So Many Women Who Study Engineering Leave the Field?”
Ada Lovelace Day’s podcast – highlights the work of women in STEM around the world
Girl Develop It – a nonprofit organization that exists to provide affordable and judgment-free opportunities for women interested in learning web and software development. Through in-person classes and community support, Girl Develop It helps women of diverse backgrounds achieve their technology goals and build confidence in their careers and their every day lives.
Made with Code – In 2015 the United Nations came together to make a list of Global Goals for our planet. Now they need us to help spread the word. Begin your coding journey by choosing the issue that matters the most to you and become part of the change.
-Book: Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race
-The Science Ambassador Scholarship –  full tuition scholarship for a woman seeking an undergraduate degree in science, engineering, or math, funded by Cards Against Humanity.
International Day of the Girl Child – focuses attention on the need to address the challenges girls face and to promote girls’ empowerment and the fulfillment of their human rights.
Helen Fellowship – a unique opportunity for women to spend a year immersed in teaching and research at American Museum of Natural History in New York City.
Women Techmakers Scholars Program – a global community of Scholars designed to provide a forum to share resources, support other women in tech and collaborate on projects to make continued impact.
AAUW Report on Why So Few Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math – This study tackles the question and presents a picture of what we know—and what is still to be understood—about girls and women in scientific fields.
Pepperdine University Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunity – for students interested in pursuing a career in biological research, science education, environmental science, or biotechnology.
She’s Coding – provides education, resources, and actionable guidelines for anyone who wants to help bridge the gender gap in the field of computer science.
Noble Summer Research Scholars in Plant Science Program – The Research Scholars Program gives each participating student-Scholar an opportunity to interact in a plant science-related research environment, develop practical research skills and build relationships with scientific mentors.
University of Michigan Environmental Fellows Program – a summer fellowship program, which seeks to place a diverse group of Master’s and Doctoral students from underrepresented groups in the environmental field.
American Industrial Hygiene Foundation Scholarship 
NASA Internships, Fellowships and Scholarships – listing of internships, fellowships and scholarships available through NASA
Women science YouTubers to follow in 2017 – A number of inspiring and enthusiastic women scientists are taking to YouTube to share their passion for science with the world.
The Best Advice 11 Inspiring Women In Tech Would Give To Their College Selves
Beyond Curie – a celebration of women scientists, mathematicians, and engineers who have made incredible advances in their respective fields, and never earned the recognition they deserve.
10 Resources for Women’s History Month – the resources provide a short history of advancements in women’s rights and the activists behind them.
#MakeWhatsNext – collaboration between Microsoft and National Geographic, encouraging girls to pursue STEM


 

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