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Students Preparing for Nontraditional Fields Links and Resources

9to5, National Association of Working Women - A national, grassroots membership organization that strengthens women's ability to work for economic justice. Founded in 1973, 9to5 has activists in more than 200 cities and members in every state.

American Assembly for Men in Nursing - Encourages men of all ages to become nurses.

IGNITE: Inspiring Girls Now In Technology Evolution - Our mission is to inspire girls to consider high-tech as a positive career choice.

Institute for Women in Trades, Technology and Science - Provides staff development, technical assistance, and video and publication materials. Topics include recruitment, prevention of sexual harassment, environmental assessments, employer publications.

National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity - Links to other sites that are specific to career education, as well as general equity issues.

National Association of Women in Construction - The website contains information on helping young women join and compete in the trades.

Wider Opportunities for Women - Tools, strategies and support for women in nontraditional occupations.

Women's Bureau - The Women's Bureau is part of the US Department of Labor and has wage and occupational data specific to the needs of interests of women.

WomenTechWorld.org - The on-line home for women technicians to connect with each other.

Women Work! - A national, nonprofit organization rooted in the Displaced Homemakers Movement, Women Work! is dedicated to empowering women from diverse backgrounds and helping them achieve economic self-sufficiency through job readiness, education, training and employment.

 

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