Resource List

Women of Color Advancing Peace and Security (WCAPS)

WCAPS platform is devoted to women of color that cultivates a strong voice and network for its members while encouraging dialogue and strategies for engaging in policy discussions on an international scale.



Women in Security and Privacy (WISP)

WISP is a community build to advance women in the field of privacy and security. It has taken several initiatives for education, mentoring and networking, advancement and leadership among women.



Women in Cyber security Middle East

The ‘Women in Cyber Security Middle East’ group was formed to promote and increase women participation in the field of cyber security. It is a voluntary group and has a vision to build a strong, dependable, and increasing network of passionate female cyber security professionals in the Middle East and African countries.



Women in Cyber security (WiCyS)

WiCyS, a global community of women and men, is dedicated to bring talented women together to celebrate and foster their passion and drive for cyber security. It unites local communities of aspiring and thriving women cyber security professionals across the world to collaborate, share their knowledge, network and mentor and create opportunities through professional development programs, conferences, career fairs, and more.

AnitaB is a social enterprise build to support women in technical fields, as well as the organizations that employ them and the academic institutions training the next generation. A full roster of programs help women grow, learn, and develop their highest potential. It provides women in tech with year-round opportunities to connect with and inspire one another, develop their professional skills, find mentors, and gain recognition.



Girls Who Code

Girls Who Code is an international non-profit organization working to close the gender gap in technology by teaching computer science, bravery, and sisterhood. Girls Who Code Clubs offers free programmes that get girls of 11-18 age excited about computer science. Clubs can run before, during or after-school, on weekends or over the summer.



American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES)

The American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) is a national nonprofit organization focused on substantially increasing the representation of indigenous people of North America and Pacific Islands in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) studies and careers.



Computing Alliance of Hispanic-Serving Institutions (CAHSI)

With National Science Foundation Broadening Participation in computing funding, CAHSI was established in 2006 to address the low representation of Hispanics in computing in both higher education and the workforce.



Black Girls Code (BGC)

Black Girls Code help young and pre-teen girls to provide color opportunities to learn in- demand skills in technology and computer programming at a time when they are naturally thinking about what they want to be when they grow up. Its mission is to introduce programming and technology to a new generation of coders, coders who will become builders of technological innovation and of their own futures.



Women's Society of Cyberjutsu (WSC)

Founded in 2012, the Women’s Society of Cyberjutsu (WSC) is a National 501(c)3 non- profit community, focused on empowering women to succeed in the cyber security industry. WSC’s mission is to advance women in cyber security careers by providing programs and partnerships that promote hands-on training, networking, education, mentoring, resource-sharing and other professional opportunities.



SMASH Academy

SMASH empowers scholars to be agents of change through a long term project-based learning program to critically analyze problems facing their communities and create STEM based solutions utilizing a design thinking framework. It is working towards eliminating the barriers facing Black, Latinx, and Native American students who have the desire to enter STEM and computing professions, has the potential to meet the projected demand for STEM workers in our future workforce, while broadening the economic opportunities of underrepresented communities of color.



Supporting Hispanic Students and Professionals in STEM (SHPE)

SHPE offers all junior, undergraduate, graduate, and professional members the necessary resources to promote SHPE’s mission to realize its fullest potential and to impact the world through STEM awareness, access, support and development.



National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)

The mission of NSBE is to increase the number of culturally responsible Black Engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community.



International Consortium of Minority Cyber security Professionals (ICMCP)

The International Consortium of Minority Cyber Professionals (ICMCP) was created as a 501(c)3 non-profit association dedicated to the academic and professional success of minority cyber security students and professionals. Its mission is to achieve the consistent representation of women and minorities in the cyber security industry through programs designed to foster recruitment, inclusion and retention – one person at a time. The ICMCP tackles the ‘great cyber divide’ with scholarship opportunities, diverse workforce development, innovative outreach, and mentoring programs.


Women Who Code

As a part of Women Who Code, you gain access to programs and services that are designed to help you step up your tech career.



National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT)

NCWIT is a non-profit community that convenes, equips, and unites change leader organizations to increase the influential and meaningful participation of girls and women at the intersections of race/ethnicity, class, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability status, and other historically marginalized identities in the field of computing, particularly in terms of innovation and development.



Association for Computing Machinery - Women (ACM-W)

ACM-W supports, celebrates, and advocates internationally for the full engagement of women in all aspects of the computing field, providing a wide range of programs and services to ACM members and working in the larger community to advance the contributions of technical women.



Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers – Women in Engineering (IEEE-WIE)

IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) is a global network of IEEE members and volunteers dedicated to promoting women engineers and scientists, and inspiring girls around the world to follow their academic interests in a career in engineering and science. IEEE is the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity.



Center for Minorities and People with Disabilities in IT (CMDiT)

CMD-IT is the national Center for Minorities and People with disabilities in Information Technology that is focused on the following under-represented groups: African-Americans, Native Americans, Hispanics, and People with Disabilities. The center is comprised of corporations, academic institutions, government agencies, and non-profits.