“As the U.S. becomes more scientifically complex and its job market more technology-driven, the national need for a larger, more diverse, science-and computer-literate and skilled workforce becomes more acute.”

- New Formulas for America's Workforce: Girls in Science and Engineering. National Science Foundation, 2003.

Overcoming Gender Bias

The AAUW Report: How Schools Shortchange Girls—Executive Summary.
American Association of University Women, Wellesley College Center for Research on Women and the National Education Association (1992)

Beyond Bias and Barriers: Fulfilling the Potential of Women in Academic Science and Engineering
Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy (2006)

Career and Technical Education Equity Activities
Illinois State Board of Education Gender Equity Advisory Committee and Statewide Nontraditional Leadership Team of the Illinois Workforce Investment Board

Climbing the Ladder to Nontraditional Career & Gender Equity: Learning Activities Guide
Illinois Office of Educational Services

Climbing the Ladder to Nontraditional Careers & Gender Equity Tool Kit
Illinois Office of Educational Services

Electronic Resources for Nontraditional Careers & Gender Equity
Illinois Office of Educational Services

"Girls and Math: Enough is Known for Action"
Patricia Campbell
Women's Education Equity Act Publishing Center (1991)

The Girl Difference: Short-Circuiting the Myth of the Technophobic Girl (Executive Summary)
Judy Schoenberg Girl Scouts of the USA (2001)

"Implicit Stereotypes and Women’s Math Performance: How Implicit Gender-Math Stereotypes Influence Women’s Susceptibility to Stereotype Threat"
Amy Kiefer and Denise Sekaquaptewa
Journal of Experimental Social Psychology (2006)

Infusing Gender Equity into Classroom Practices: A Handbook of Classroom Practices
Rhode Island Commission on Women

Parents of Under-Represented Students in Science and Engineering Speak Out
Bayer Facts of Science Survey XI 2005

Reducing Stereotype Threat website
Steve Stroesser and Catherine Good
Barnard College

"Research Summary on the Impact of Culture, Gender and Ethnicity on Student Learning"
Ferris State University Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning

Seeing Gender: Tools for Change
Midwest Equity Assistance Center

The Science of Sex Differences in Science and Mathematics
Diana Halpern, Camilla Benbow, David Geary, Ruben Gur, Janet Hyde, and Morton Ann Gernsbacher

Tackling Stereotypes website
European Association for Women in Engineering and Technology (WiTEC)

Teaching Mathematics Effectively and Equitably to Females
Katherine Hanson
Gender Equities Institute, Educational Research Center, Inc. (2001)

Tutorials for Change: Gender Schemas and Science Careers
Vivian Valian
Hunter College Dept of Psychology