Five online resources for women
- The Ada Project (TAP) is a World Wide Web site serving as a clearinghouse
for information and resources relating to women in computing. The Web is home to many resources
for women, and the goal of The Ada Project is to provide a central location through which
these resources can be "tapped." TAP includes information on conferences, projects, discussion
groups and organizations, fellowships and grants, notable women in computer science, and
other electronically accessible information sites. The Ada Project also maintains a substantive
bibliography of references. To access it, connect to http://www.cs.yale.edu/HTML/YALE/CS/HyPlans/tap/t ap.html
- Women's Wire Women's WIRE (Worldwide Information Resource & Exchange) is a computer network
serving the information and networking needs of women. It draws its content from the media,
newswires, women's organizations, government sources, and subscribers- -offering a central
source for the latest women's news and information. Subscribers can access the latest
legislative updates, reports, health abstracts, movie reviews, calendars, conversation, and more.
It is a subscription service. For more information, send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- "Systers" is a private, unmoderated electronic mailing list intended to allow professional
women in the field of computing (including technical positions, industry, academia, and government)
to discuss issues of mutual interest. The intended membership of the list is the technical
female computer professional and female students. To subscribe, send e-mail to
- Association for Women in Computing is a national, nonprofit, professional organization
for individuals with an interest in information technology. AWC is dedicated to the
advancement of women in the computing fields, in business, industry, science, education,
and government. E-mail AWC@ACM.org.
- Also check out the Usenet's soc.feminism, alt.feminism, and soc.women newsgroups.
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