Resources

Organizations

Anita Borg Institute for Women in Technology (ABI)

Committee on the status of women in computing research (CRA-W)

Graduate Women in STEM (GWIS)

  • UMass Amherst now has a chapter of the national GWIS organization. GWIS offers peer mentoring, professional development, outreach, and social activities for persons across stem. GWIS is open to all graduate students.

National Center for Women in Information Technology (NCWIT)

Fellowships & Scholarships

Outreach

  • MAGIC is a program for remotely mentoring teenaged girls in STEM fields. In order to become a mentor, you must currently be a women working in a STEM field and must undergo mentor training. The commitment is approximately 2 hours per week.
  • Tech Foundry is an educational non-profit based in Springfield that helps high school- and community college-educated locals find job placements in Springfield’s tech sector. Their training program is run by volunteers (which could be you!).

General UMass & Grad Student Resources