LINKS TO COLLEAGUES, ORGANIZATIONS AND PROJECTS THAT ARE DOING WORK I BELIEVE IN

Amnesty International is a worldwide movement of ordinary people who work together to achieve extraordinary results – to expose the truth, speak out, and create change.

The Association for Women’s Rights in Development is an international membership organization connecting, informing and mobilizing people and organizations committed to achieving gender equality, sustainable development and women’s human rights.

Gloria Bonder, UNESCO Regional Chair “Women, Science and Technology in Latin America”. FLACSO Argentina

Dr. Patricia B. Campbell of Campbell-Kibler Associates does research and evaluation to increase gender and race equity in math, science and technology education.

The Canadian Coalition of Women in Engineering, Science, Trades and Technology (CCWESTT) is a national network of 27 groups across Canada that promotes women in science, engineering, trades and technology, celebrates their contributions, and applies new vision to these fields. Building on the successful activities of its member organizations, CCWESTT has undertaken the Women in SETT (science, engineering, trades and technology) Initiative to influence human resource policies and practices to increase the recruitment, retention and advancement of women in SETT careers.  WinSETT is currently delivering resources and services to employers initially in four primary sectors – construction and trades, oil and gas, post-secondary education, and information technology.

Canadian Women’s Foundation is Canada’s only national public foundation dedicated to improving the lives of women and girls. CWF raises funds and grant them to initiatives across the country that are working to end violence against women, move low-income women out of poverty and build strong, resilient girls.

Company of Women is more than just a networking group.  We’re a community of women who will support, connect and promote you – professionally and personally. Our speakers and group leaders are there to keep you motivated and on track. Company of Women gives you an opportunity to belong, be proud and be part of a community that cares.

Council of Canadians works to create a compelling civil society movement in search of social justice both here in Canada and internationally whose core mandate is the creation of participatory, living democracy for all the peoples of the world.

Valerie J. Davidson PhD is the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council/RIM Chair for Women in Science and Engineering Ontario

Declaration of Agreement in Support of Girls and Women in Information and Communication Technology

Engineers Without Borders is responding to the 800 million people who go hungry each day and the one billion who lack access to clean water. They promote human development through access to technology.

The European Centre for Women and Technology is a multi-stakeholder partnership representing high-level expertise in women and technology development from business, government, academia and non-profit sectors and supporting regional innovation through leveraging resources, research, best practices and services.

Friends of Canadian Broadcasting is an independent, Canada-wide, non-partisan voluntary organization whose mission is to defend and enhance the quality and quantity of Canadian programming in the Canadian audio-visual system.

International Taskforce on Women and Information & Communication Technologies. Our vision is an information society for sustainable global development that fosters the potential for success of all its members. The overarching goal is to ensure women’s full participation in this inclusive information society as leaders and creators, as well as users of ICT.

International Human Rights Education Institute, Women’s Human Rights In An Era Of Globalization. The Institute’s goal is to raise awareness of the human rights standards set by the U.N. with the objective that foreign as well as Canadian participants will be able to engage in human rights education themselves. Institutes are held every year in May-June, Toronto, ON.

Médecins Sans Frontières – Doctors without Borders is the world’s leading independent international medical relief organisation. Their mandate concerns emergency relief, and they launch operations in areas where there is no medical infrastructure or where the existing one cannot withstand the pressure to which it is subjected.

The Stephen Lewis Foundation leaped into existence with speed and urgency, in part due to the astonishing outpouring of support from Canadians who want to join the effort to address the horror of the HIV/AIDS pandemic in Africa.

UK Resource Centre for Women in Science, Engineering and Technology offers a wide range of advice, information and guidance to business, organisations and women to support women to enter, progress and return to science, engineering and technology careers. By 2030 it is our vision that we will have an environment in UK SET employment research and policy making in which women contribute to, participate in and share the benefit equally to their male counterparts.

WIGSAT Women, knowledge, technology is a consulting group which promotes innovation, science and technology strategies that enable women, especially those living in developing countries, to participate actively in technology and innovation for development.  The WIGSAT group is guided by the principle that women should have the opportunity to make full, active, informed and creative contributions to the science and technology-based knowledge society.