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Gender Equity: Resources to Help you Succeed

Resources to Help You Succeed

Advancing Men in Nursing The purpose of Advancing Men in Nursing ( AAMN) is to provide a framework for nurses, as a group, to meet, to discuss and influence factors, which affect men as nurses

American Assembly for Men in Nursing The purpose of AAMN is to provide a framework for nurses, as a group, to meet, to discuss and influence factors, which affect men as nurses.
AAMN Objectives include:

  • Encourage men of all ages to become nurses and join together with all nurses in strengthening and humanizing health care.
  • Support men who are nurses to grow professionally and demonstrate to each other and to society the increasing contributions being made by men within the nursing profession.
  • Advocate for continued research, education and dissemination of information about men’s health issues, men in nursing, and nursing knowledge at the local and national levels.
  • Support members’ full participation in the nursing profession and it’s organizations and use this Assembly for the limited objectives stated above.

Association for Women in Mathematics The purpose of the Association for Women in Mathematics is to encourage women and girls to study and to have active careers in the mathematical sciences, and to promote equal opportunity and the equal treatment of women and girls in the mathematical sciences.

Business and Professional Women’s Foundation (BPW Foundation) is the first foundation and research center in America dedicated exclusively to the interests and advancement of working women.

Maine Women's Policy Center (MWPC) will lead a pilot project designed to increase statewide capacity for positive social change. The project will allow Maine Women’s Fund 2014 grantee organizations to work together with the MWPC to explore and address the root causes of economic insecurity seen in their work with Maine women and girls.

National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT) is a non-profit community of nearly 900 universities, companies, non-profits, and government organizations nationwide working to increase girls’ and women’s meaningful participation in computing.

Pathways to Science STEM, design and implement strategies to increase access to STEM education, funding, and careers, with special emphasis on diverse underrepresented groups.

Society of Women of Engineering supports the recruitment, retention and advancement of women in engineering through career resources, professional development and one-to-one networking opportunities.

Women in Culinary Arts Leadership Program and James Beard Foundation is committed to correcting the gender imbalance in the restaurant/culinary industry by cultivating, training, and supporting women throughout their professional careers. 

Women-in-Trades The plumbing, HVAC, and electric industries’ urgent need for skilled workers creates opportunities for women to enter and advance in these fields.

List borrowed from Maine Women’s Fund