Women’s Professional Organizations and Resources

Women’s Career Development Resources:

Advancing Women A job board made exclusively for women seeking opportunities in tech and diversity.
Feminist Career Center The Feminist Jobs Board is a project of the Feminist Majority Foundation, a non-profit committed to educating and mobilizing folks around the political, economic, and social equality of all women.
LiveCareer Career and Job Resources for Women offers substantial collections of websites with career resources for women.
DiversityInc DiversityInc offers a Top 50 Companies for Diversity list, as well as a Top 10 list for Executive Women.
The U.S. Department of Labor Women’s Bureau The U.S. Department of Labor Women’s Bureau produces publications and statistics that provide an overview of the employment situation for women in the United States.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission promotes equality of opportunity in the workplace and enforces federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination.
Women for Hire Founded in 1999 as the first and only company devoted to a comprehensive array of recruitment services for women, Women For Hire offers signature career expos, inspiring speeches and seminars, a popular career-focused magazine and customized marketing programs.
Feminist Majority Foundation The Feminist Majority Foundation (FMF), which was founded in 1987, is a cutting edge organization dedicated to women’s equality, reproductive health, and non-violence. In all spheres, FMF utilizes research and action to empower women economically, socially, and politically.
85 Boards 85 Broads is a network of women from around the world, many of whom are trailblazers in their fields – and at their colleges and universities.
Career Women CareerWomen.com is the leading national online career center by and for women.
The Institute for Women’s Policy Research The Institute for Women’s Policy Research conducts rigorous research and disseminates its findings to address the needs of women, promote public dialog, and strengthen families, communities, and societies.
Working Mother Working Mother has been fighting for working moms for more than 40 years. Through our website, research, social networks and powerful events, we provide our readers with the community, solutions and strategies they need to thrive.
InHerSight This site scores employers on how well they support their female employees.


Women’s Business Resources:

American Business Women’s Association (ABWA) ABWA brings together business women of diverse occupations and to provide opportunities for them to help themselves and others grow personally and professionally through leadership, education, networking support and national recognition.
Financial Women’s Association  The Financial Women’s Association brings together high achieving professionals from every sector of the financial world.
National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO)  NAWBO is the only dues-based organization representing the interests of all women entrepreneurs across all industries; and with chapters across the country. With far-reaching clout and impact, NAWBO is a one-stop resource to propelling women business owners into greater economic, social and political spheres of power worldwide.
Zen Business Resources for Women Female entrepreneurs are a thriving part of the commerce community around the world.  This comprehensive list of resources offers advice in the subjects of starting a business to business finances to writing a business plan.

Women’s Communication and Entertainment Resources:

ColorComm, Inc. ColorComm, Inc. is the nation’s leading women’s platform addressing diversity & inclusion across the communications, marketing, advertising, and media industries.
Women in Film & Television International (WIFTI) WIFTI is a global network comprised of nearly 40 Women in Film affiliated organizations worldwide representing more than 12,000 colleagues is dedicated to advancing professional development and achievement for women working in all areas of film, video, and other screen-based media.

Women’s Health and Medicine Resources:

American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA)  AMWA membership is comprised of physicians, residents, medical students, pre-medical students, health care professionals, and supporters.
Medical Women’s International Association (MWIA)  MWIA is an association of medical women and students representing women doctors from all six continents and eight regions.

Women’s Policy and Justice Resources:

American Association of University Women The American Association of University Women fights to remove the barriers and biases that stand in the way of gender equity.
Ignite  IGNITE trains young women across the United States to run for office.
Women’s Fund of Omaha The Women’s Fund addresses gender-based inequities in our community through collaboration that identifies, researches and creates solutions to advance, educate and fund lasting impact.
Women’s Foundation of Lincoln and Lancaster County The Women’s Foundation of Lincoln and Lancaster County works to empower and uplift women to promote equity and justice.
Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP) WIPP is a national nonpartisan organization that empowers women to strengthen their impact on our nation’s public policy, create economic opportunities, and forge alliances with other business organizations.

Women’s STEM Resources:

The Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

The Society of Women Engineers establishes engineering as a highly desirable career for women through an exciting array of training and development programs, networking opportunities, scholarships, and outreach and advocacy activities.

Please also check out UNL’s chapter of SWE here!

AnitaB.org We connect, inspire, and guide women in computing, and organizations that view technology innovation as a strategic imperative.
Association for Women in Science (AWIS) AWIS is a global network that inspires bold leadership, research, and solutions that advance women in STEM, spark innovation, promote organizational success, and drive systemic change.
IEEE-Women in Engineering (WIE) IEEE WIE membership gives you access to a global network that advances professional women in technology at all points in their life and career.
National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT)  NCWIT convenes, equips, and unites change leader organizations to increase the meaningful participation of all women — at the intersections of race, ethnicity, class, age, sexual orientation, and disability status — in the influential field of computing, particularly in terms of innovation and development.
Women in Technology International (WITI) WITI is committed to empowering innovators, inspiring future generations and building inclusive cultures, worldwide.