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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.


Girls and women in STEM book cover

This book is about ongoing advocacy on behalf of the future workforce of girls and women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields that lie on the cutting edge of society's future.


Katherine Johnson book cover

Katherine Johnson shares her personal journey from child prodigy in the Allegheny Mountains of West Virginia to NASA human computer and her integral role in the early years of the U.S. space program.

What it Takes to be a Woman in STEM

In this film Fatima will be taking us through the promising field of STEM from a woman’s point of view. Speaking from experience, she will be sharing some insights on the challenges that women face in STEM, and how they can be supported. She was recognized as the Youngest Emirati Inventor in 2015. Fatima has had a passion for creativity and innovation since she was seven years old. With the support of her government, she was able to create 12 inventions that focus on solving issues found around her community. Fatima is currently a rising senior college student majoring in computer engineering at Virginia Tech in the United States of America.

Big Dream by Kelly Cox

This film follows the intimate stories of seven young women who are breaking barriers and overcoming personal challenges to follow their passion in science, math, computing & engineering (STEM) fields.

Woman in Motion by Todd Thompson

Nichelle Nichols' daunting task to launch a national blitz for NASA, recruiting 8,000 of the nation's best and brightest, including the trailblazing astronauts who became the first African American, Asian and Latino men and women to fly in space.


A to Z of women in science and math book cover

This book provides concise biographical profiles of 195 women throughout history who have made significant contributions in the fields of science and mathematics.


In Code book cover

This book is about Sarah Flannery, a sports-loving teenager from Blarney in County Cork, Ireland, and her journey to get awarded Ireland's Young Scientist of the Year for her extraordinary research and discoveries in Internet cryptography.


Pioneer Programmer book cover

Betty Jean Jennings (Bartik) was a twenty-year old college graduate from rural northwest Missouri when she was hired as a computer to calculate artillery shell trajectories for Aberdeen Proving Ground.  She later joined a team of women who programmed the Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer (ENIAC) which was the first successful general-purpose programmable electronic computer.


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.

Hidden Figures eBook cover

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. 

This book presents what knowledge and skills are needed to make the transition from trainee to scientist which will help beginners become successful.


Notable women in the physical sciences book cover

Notable Women in the Physical Sciences features substantive biographical essays on ninety-six world and American women scientists who have made significant contributions to the physical sciences from antiquity to the present. 

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