Young adult girls chating online
Almost all the books come from Duke University's Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collection Library.) (Jeannie Ludlow sent a request to WMST-L, the academic women's studies email list, asking for suggested books, videos, and other resources to encourage more positive body image among young girls. Here's her posting of responses.) (Aimed at middle school girls, this web site promotes math and science by creating an online community where girls can interact with their peers about current science topics, solve science mysteries, and discuss careers with young women scientists and engineers.The site offers chat rooms, games, contests with cash prizes, mentoring programs, scholarship resources, and more.) (Annotated list of books to empower girls and young women.The books reflect the changing roles that were/are considered proper for girls.Roughly chronological, the listing is organized into subject headings such as A Christian Upbringing, Etiquette, Nurses, A Christian Upbringing, Girl Detectives, Tomboys and Working Girls, Heroines, and more.
) ("This site presents current research, perspectives, and innovative approaches to the gender gap in technology collected from secondary research." It offers statistics, case studies, a video, online discussion, an annotated bibliography, and annotated links for educators and for girls.) (Information about a project that involves e-mentoring between middle school girls and high school girls who have stayed in science and technology, as well as with women who are professionals in science and technology.Collections of cryptographs are for sale by mail, but the daily cryptograph and the answer to the previous day's puzzle are free.) (A site for young women interested in computing and in making a difference.