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Science, Technology & Women

Women in Global Science and Technology (WIGSAT) - (  

The Women in Global Science and Technology website allows for global networking on critical issues in science and technology for development. It seeks to accomplish this by bringing together researchers to address these issues, acting as an information bridge and support for major global gender, science and technology initiatives, promoting these initiatives, and addressing new challenges. The site includes reports and publications on gender, science and technology, bibliographies, and hosted sites for other organizations in S&T. 

Project Techforce - Women and Men in Information Technology Workplaces - (
This National Science Foundation-funded study will investigate factors affecting the attraction, retention, and promotion of women and men in information technology (IT). The focus of this study is on those female and male professionals who hold bachelors, masters, or Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science/Computer Engineering (CS/CE) and who work in software and Internet companies. The study will also include an employee survey using internet-based survey technology, as well as 200 interviews with men and women working in the field. The first stage of the project  ran through June 2003.