Explore: Strategy 4 Resources
Cue Career provides students with an easy and effective way to access information about careers and professional development opportunities. Students can directly interact with professional associations, as well as access webinars presented by professional associations and professional development opportunities, such as mentorships and internships.
FabFems are women from a broad range of professions in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Girls can develop a profile and connect with women in a variety of STEM fields.
- Girls Who Code
Careers in advanced manufacturing often require technology and computing skills. Girls are likely to grow up to be innovators if they have access to female role model/innovators. The Women In Tech Lesson Plans introduce middle school students to female role models and spark the interest of girls to pursue computer science. These free Women in Tech Lesson Plans can help teachers introduce computer science into their classrooms and can be used wherever they fit within the school day in any subject from math to history to language arts.
The objective of MentorNet is to provide all STEM students in the United States with access to effective mentorships that are committed to addressing the critical issues impacting STEM student success.
Nepris connects teachers and students with industry experts virtually. It is a quick, easy resource teachers can use in the classroom to connect students and companies, so companies can extend education outreach and create equitable access to information.
- Society of Women Engineers
SWE has given women engineers a unique place and voice within the engineering industry for more than six decades. This Web site contains a vast pool of resources to nurture women’s personal and career development in the engineering and technology field.
- STEM Activity Guide
The National Role Model Directory is a source for finding professionals from a wide range of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) careers. Students can create a profile and connect with adults who are working in an area of STEM the student wants to pursue.
- STEP Ahead Women in Advanced Manufacturing Ambassador Toolkit
This toolkit provides resources to assist in becoming an innovator to the next generation of talented women in the advanced manufacturing industry.
- Techbridge – The Role Models Matter Online Training Toolkit
This toolkit helps role models develop skills to engage girls and underrepresented youth in STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) through readings, videos, questions, and more.
- ThinkSTEAM for Girls – Mentoring program
ThinkSTEAM is partnering with PepsiCo to bring the mentoring initiative of MWM (Million Women Mentors) to young girls in 8th to 12th grade. MWM is an initiative of STEMconnector in collaboration with over 60+ partners reaching over 30 million girls and women, 45+ corporate sponsors, and 35+ state leadership teams.
- Women in Manufacturing (WiM)
WiM is a national association dedicated to supporting, promoting and inspiring women who are pursuing or have chosen a career in the advanced manufacturing industry. This group encourages the engagement of women who want to share perspectives, gain cutting-edge industry information, improve leadership and communication skills, participate in partner programs, and network with peers.