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About Women's History Month
U.S. Women's History Workshop
http://www.assumption.edu/whw/
This in-depth site is the result of a collaborative effort between middle school through college teachers in Massachusetts whose goal was to provide online resources that can be used in the classroom for Women's History Month.

Women in History
Distinguished Women of Past and Present
http://www.DistinguishedWomen.com/
A collection of women's biographies that is nicely organized by fields of activity. You can also search for a particular biography by name.

National Women's Hall of Fame
http://www.greatwomen.org/
Explore biographies of great women, look at photographs, and examine resources that will help you gain a deeper understanding of women's contribution to America.

National Women's History Project
http://www.nwhp.org
A great resource for everything and anything having to do with Women's History. Includes classroom activities as well as Internet links to a wide variety of valuable resources.

New York: Places Where Women Made History
http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/travel/pwwmh
This site provides a list of historic places in New York and Massachusetts where women have made history.

Women in World History
http://www.womeninworldhistory.com/
This educational site is filled with biographies of great women, lesson plans, famous quotes and links to other online resources concerning world history, women's history and women's contemporary issues.

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Contemporary Women and Girls
Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame
http://www.cwhf.org
This web site honors female leaders in the Connecticut community.

Distinguished Women of Past and Present
http://www.DistinguishedWomen.com/
A collection of women's biographies that is nicely organized by fields of activity. You can also search for a particular biography by name.

Expect the Best from a Girl
http://www.academic.org/
Sponsored by Mount Holyoke, the nation's oldest liberal institution for women, this site offers interesting information about the education of girls.

League of Women Voters
http://www.lwv.org/
The League of Women Voters is a powerful political organization that works to increase the understanding of public policy issues and strives to influence public policy through education and advocacy.

Ms. Foundation
http://www.ms.foundation.org/
The Ms. Foundation for Women is dedicated to creating and improving economic conditions for women, protecting women's health and safety, and supporting the effort of women and girls to govern their own lives and influence the world around them.

Women Leaders Online
http://www.wlo.org/intl.htm
This site offers a links leading to national and international women's organizations.

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Women's Achievements in Specific Fields
Alberta Women's Science Network
http://www.awsn.com/
This site is dedicated to giving women in the sciences opportunities to realize their full potential through networking, visibility and programs designed to fulfill these goals.

Biographies of Women Mathematicians
http://www.agnesscott.edu/lriddle/women/women.htm
Students at Agnes Scott College in Atlanta, Georgia have assembled this web page to illustrate the numerous achievements of women in the field of mathematics.

National First Ladies' Library
http://www.firstladies.org/
This site is the first electronic library dedicated to the lives and legacies of America's First Ladies, and contains descriptions of over 40,000 letters, documents, articles, books and other literary works by and about all the First Ladies.

4000 Years of Women in Science
http://www.astr.ua.edu/4000WS/
Women have contributed to the technical advancement of humanity since the beginning of time. Read about the innumerable contributions women have made to science throughout the ages.

National Museum of Women in the Arts
http://www.nmwa.org
Take advantage of your broadband Internet connection and go on a video tour of the only museum in the world dedicated to recognizing the achievements of women in the arts.

Past Notable Women in Computing and Mathematics
http://www.cs.yale.edu/~tap/past-women.html
Sponsored by the Ada Project at Yale University, this site is designed to serve as a clearinghouse for information and resources relating to women in computing and mathematics. You will find short biographies and links to other online resources.

Reel Women Foundation
http://www.reelwomen.com/
This site is dedicated to important women in film making, screenwriting, acting, and directing.

Women's International Center
http://www.wic.org/
This site is dedicated to celebrating women's contributions to humanity and the arts. It contains a plethora of information concerning women's issues as well as many biographies of exceptional women through the ages.

Women in the Olympics
http://www.feminist.org/archive/olympics/intro.html
Women have struggled to gain acceptance and respect in the field of athletics. This site examines the history of women in the Olympics and profiles several significant women sports figures.

Women Nobel Prize Laureates
http://nobelprizes.com/nobel/women.html
Women have won Nobel prizes in all categories except economics. Learn about these amazing women and their achievements in physics, chemistry, peace, literature, physiology and medicine.

Women of NASA
http://quest.arc.nasa.gov/women/intro.html
A wonderful resource including scheduled chats with the women of NASA, profiles and teaching tips.

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