Start-ups & STEM
START-UPS & STEM
NewME’s mission is to accelerate, educate, and empower underrepresented tech entrepreneurs around the world. Their NewME Accelerator is an intimate and intensive 12 week residential program that launches minority and women-led startups. NewME’s vision is to make the technology industry and its wealth creating opportunities accessible to everyone.
Equita is committed to creating an ecosystem enabling female leadership and gender-balanced entrepreneurial teams to thrive. Equita provides education, network, environment and funding for female entrepreneurs. Based in San Francisco.
The Girl Effect Accelerator is an international accelerator dedicated exclusively to scaling up ventures that are measurably benefiting girls in poverty. This program is a partnership between the Nike Foundation and Unreasonable Group.
The mission of Women’s startup Lab is to empower female founders to be strong leaders, to create powerful startups and to influence and shape the world though their companies, using collaboration, community and innovation. They equip women founders with the skills they need to thrive in the macho tech industry, which has made it difficult for women to build and fund startups.
Co-founded by a woman, Tech Wildcatters is a mentor-driven seed fund and technology accelerator that invests money and resources in promising B2B startups. Our world-class mentors are successful entrepreneurs that offer their experience to guide startups as they craft their vision.
Women in Technology (WIT) is a not-for-profit organization with the mission of advancing women in technology - from the classroom to the boardroom - by providing advocacy, leadership development, networking, mentoring and technology education. With nearly 1000 members in the Washington, D.C.-area, WIT strives to meet its vision of being the premier organization empowering women to be architects of change in the technology industry.
Black Girls Code empowers young women of color ages 7-17 to embrace the current tech marketplace as builders + creators.
Girls Who Code is a national nonprofit organization working to close the gender gap in the technology and engineering sectors.
Girls in Tech (GIT) is a global non-profit focused on the engagement, education and empowerment of influential women in technology and entrepreneurship. We focus on the promotion, growth and success of entrepreneurial and innovative women in the technology space.
NCWIT is a community of more than 300 prominent corporations, academic institutions, government agencies, and non-profits working to increase women's participation in information technology (IT).
Women Interactive is a technology education company with a focus on empowering women and women of color to be actively involved in the tech industry. Women Interactive produces tech based classes, workshops and the Women Interactive Creative Technology Festival. A social enterprise, a portion of Women Interactive’s proceeds benefits tech based education programs for girls.
WHITE HOUSE RESOURCES FOR WOMEN IN STEM
Tech Women (U.S. Department of State)
Women & Girls in STEM Mentoring Program (U.S. Department of Energy)
Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring (National Science Foundation)
STEM Mentoring Toolkit (Corporation for National and Community Service)
NASA GIRLS (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)
Women@Energy (U.S. Department of Energy)
Women@NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)
SISTER - Summer Institute in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Research (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)
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