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This guide showcases women as healers and caregivers who help to promote and sustain hope for the future.


Removing Barriers Cover Book

This book discusses how the movement into academic science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields has been slow for women and minorities. 

To Recruit and Advance Book Cover

This book is about retaining women students and advancing women to executive positions.

Journeys of Women in Science and Engineering: No Universal Constants by Susan Ambrose

This book is about women, science, engineering, and technology through the ages.

Unlocking Your Brilliance book cover

This book describes the author’s trajectory of her own career in engineering. She explores the hurdles women in the male-dominated STEM world must overcome and offers pragmatic strategies for moving beyond them.

Daring Women Doctors

This documentary provides a look at the challenging and illuminating history of 19th-century women doctors.

Hearts and Hands

This film chronicles the lives of ordinary women as well as individuals such as Harriet Tubman, Elizabeth Keckley, Frances Willard and Abigail Scott Duniway through the great 19th century events:  Industrialization, abolition, the Civil War, westward movement, temperance, and suffrage. 


This film describes the story of the birth of the modern Women’s Movement.  When Betty Friedan’s The Feminine Mystique came out in 1963, millions of American women felt the constraints of 1950s post-war culture, which confined them to the home or to low-paying, dead-end jobs.  At the same time, another group of women were emerging from the anti-war and civil rights movement determined to achieve their own revolution.

Remember the Ladies

This film describes the stories of women who earned their place in the pages of history because of their hope, courage, perseverance, and strong determination.


Headstrong eBook cover

This eBook showcases courageous thinkers and illustrates how each one’s ideas developed, from their first moment of scientific engagement through the research and discovery for which they’re best known.  This eBook reveals 52 women at their best – while encouraging and inspiring a new generation of girls to put on their lab coats.

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This eBook describes the phenomenal true story of the black female mathematicians at NASA whose calculations helped fuel some of America’s greatest achievements in space.  Before John Glenn orbited the earth, or Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, a group of dedicated female mathematicians known as “human computers” used pencils, slide rules, and adding machines to calculate the numbers that would launch rockets, and astronauts into space.


Lost Talent: Women in the Sciences book cover

This book highlights the challenge faced by the U.S. in the next two decades to develop a balanced, qualified, and well-trained workforce for jobs in science and other technical fields.