A-List Resources

Here are some resources to help pursue your dreams. Resources updated regularly. Let us know if we are missing something awesome.

Go girl. You can do it.

Academics

Aerospace

Women@NASA: Inspiration and advice on launching a career in the aerospace industry

Engineering

EngineerGirl: Information on pursuing a career in engineering, including scholarships

SWE Next: Students under 18 can join Society of Women Engineers for free; scholarship and other info

Marine Science

Society for Women in Marine Science: Latest news about women in the field

Space

Women At JPL: What women are doing at JPL and how they got there

Women@NASA: How women achieved their dreams of working in the space industry

STEM

STEM for Girls: Getting started in STEM/robotics

CanTEEN Girl: Explores careers in STEM for women

Cynthia Breazeal: Inspirational site about a woman who has achieved success in STEM

Technology/Computers

Microsoft Digigirlz: Opportunity for middle and high school girls to learn more about careers in technology through workshops

GirlGeeks: Careers in technology and computer sciences

SCRATCH: Beginning programming site allowing you to create your own games and more

Girls Who Code: Clubs and summer immersion programs

Women’s History

Young and Brave: Girls Change History: Stories of women and girls who have made a difference

Adventures

All Outdoor Adventures

Women’s Adventure Magazine: From gear to excursions for women

Backpacking/Hiking

Girl on a Hike: Hike reviews largely around Utah/Wyoming/Idaho, gear reviews, tips

Hiking for Her: Geared to adults, but has a great list of tips and gear reviews

Skateboarding

Girl is Not a Four Letter Word: Girls who skate

Surfing

Surf Girl Magazine: Self explanatory!

Arts

Acting/Improv

Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls: Inspiration for girls to pursue chosen careers, with an acting/improv bent

Creative Writing

WriteGirl: Empowers teen girls to pursue their visions of writing through pairing girls with mentors

Dance

Brown Girls Do Ballet: Promotes diversity in ballet through mentors, scholarships, and more

Music

Women in Classical Music: Women who have made an impact in classical music

Visual Arts

ArtNet: Advice to girls starting out in the art world

ArtNews: Women in the art world

Athletics

All Sports

Girls and Women in Sports Day: February 3 is celebrated nationally as Girls and Women in Sports Day…find information here on free events held on college campuses and other locations

Sports Scholarships for Women: Scholarships opportunities by sport and school

Gymnastics

Brown Girls Do Gymnastics: Promotes diversity in gymnastics, with tips and resources

Soccer

#SheBelieves: US Women’s National Team discuss what it takes to succeed in soccer and other male-dominated fields

Snowboarding

Kelly Clark Foundation: Empowers youth to pursue snowboarding by making it more financially viable with scholarships; enables/encourages multicultural youth to pursue the sport