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Sometimes women's achievements are unappreciated. Women are astronomers, engineers and scientists. On this page we celebrate their acievements in astronomy and space exploration! Astra also has information for women and girls gathered here.
On this page: Astra's Star Wimin Pages >Star Wimin's Biographies Women in Astronomy and Science > Women in Science and Engineering > Women in Space > Star Wimin on the Internet > Links of Interest to Women and Girls
Astra's Short List of Star Wimin's Bios - Read about Women Astronomers
What has been named for a woman? - A flip card gallery
- - Featured Women's Biographies
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
UNEP has selected 5 women to receive the Champions of the Earth and Young Champions of the Earth awards for their work. Click the link above to read their stories.
Dr. Purnima Devi Barman - Champion of the Earth, 2022
Dr. Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka - Champion of the Earth, 2021
Nzambi Matee - Young Champion of the Earth, 2020
Xiaoyuan Ren - Young Champion of the Earth, 2020
Dr. Katharine Hayhoe - Champion of the Earth, 2019
Dr. G.C. Anupama - Becomes First Woman to Lead the Astronomical Society of India
NASA Telescope named for 'Mother of Hubble'
Star woman Suzieastro presents:
International Day of Women and Girls in Science
The International Day of Women and Girls in Science Celebration is known as February 11. This day has been set aside to honor women's achievements in science and increase attention on helping girls to enter Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) areas.
HRH Princess Dr. Nisreen El-Hashemite - the founder February11
Scholarships for Women - If you are a student trying to enter a science and technology career, check out these scholarship. There are tight deadlines to win one of these right now.
Astra's Short list of Women's Biographies
What has been Named for a Woman?
4,000 Years of Women in Science
Distinguished Women of the Past & Present --Presented by Danuta Bois
She is an Astronomer - Women astronomers from around the world
Women in Astronomy, 1880-1920----Goodsell Observatory, Carlton College
Contributions of Women to the US Naval Observatory - from Onstar Registry
Women Astronomers in Australia--Herstory in the South
Women Astronomers: Reaching For The Stars
Reach Across the Stars - Astronomy Magazine highlights the App
List Women Astronomers - from Wikipedia
Women of NASA-- From NASA HQ
First, read this article: Smithonian Magazine: Special Report
Women Scientists Were Written Out of History. It’s Margaret Rossiter’s Lifelong Mission to Fix That
The Woman Astronomer - A quarterly journal
Association for Women in Science--AWIS
Read Women's bios on the Celebrating Pioneering Women In Science Page
Women in Astronomy --From the American Astronomical Society
Baltimore Charter for Women in Astronomy
TAP: The ADA Project - Since 1994 the project named after Ada Lovelace as an online resource for women in computer science
Women in Physics - Contains Wimin's Links from The American Physical Society
AAS Committee on the Status of Women in Astronomy - American Astronomical Society
Women's Science and Math History Resources
Committee on Women in Science and Engineering and Medicine Home Page
Society of Women Engineers (SWE) - an organization that strives to empower women to succeed and advance in the field of engineering
Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) - University of Washington and many other universities are also involved in this program so check at your favorite university.
Biographies of Women Mathematicians--From Agnes Scott College
Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering
Women in Space - Astra's Women Astronauts page
Women of NASA - Women Astronauts, Women in Astronomy, Science, and Engineering
Leaders among Women in Space - from Space Today Online
100 most Influential Women in the Aviation and Aerospace Industry - from Women in Aviation International
Women of Color in Aviation and Aerospace
Hidden Figures - (The link goes to an IMDb entry) Check out the book or the movie, Hidden Figures.
The story of African-American women mathematicians who served a vital role at NASA, helping to put John Glenn and others in orbit.
Dr. Becky - - Dr. Becky Smethurst YouTube channel.
Dr. Becky is an astrophysicist at the University of Oxford.
Physics Girl - Dianna Cowern YouTube channel.
Physics Girl adventures into the physical sciences with experiments and demostrations.
Ellie in Space - - Eliana Sheriff YouTube channel.
Ellie is a TV reporter turned YouTube owner who talks about current activites in Space.
Emily Lakdawalla - - Planetary and Space Science writer
Everyday Spacer - - Pam Hoffman YouTube channel.
Everyday Spacer helps everyday people participate in space exploration.
Are you looking for a site that will empower your daughter or yourself? Mighty Girl boasts of the world's largest collection of books, toys and movies for smart, confident, and courageous girls. Wish there was a place like this when I was growing up!
National Woman's History Project
Virtual Sisterhood--little pink book
International Women's Air & Space Museum
99s - Women in Aviation History - Biographies of women pioneers in the field of aviation
Women in History - A local organization provides living characters from Women's history
American Women’s History Museum - Smithsonian
33 of Cleveland's most interesting and influential Women - Cleveland.com
MBA Resources for Women - Business needs strong women leaders, too. Check out this guide for MBA resources.
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