100W+S Related Organizations

Below is a list of organizations and links to pages where organizations exist for underrepresented communities pursuing a degree in STEM. Joining an organization could lead to life long relationships with like-minded people in the industry.


For more than seven decades, SWE has given women engineers a unique place and voice within the engineering industry. The organization is centered around a passion for their members’ success and continues to evolve with the challenges and opportunities reflected in today’s exciting engineering and technology specialties.

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IEEE WIE is one of the world’s leaders in changing the face of engineering. Their global network connects over 30,000 members in over 100 countries to advance women in technology at all points in their lives and careers. IEEE WIE members make lifelong friendships, acquire influential mentors, and make a difference for the benefit of humanity.

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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.

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The Association for Women in Computing (AWC) was founded in Washington, D.C. in 1978 and is one of the first professional organizations for women in computing. AWC is dedicated to promoting the advancement of women in the computing professions. Their members include many types of computer professionals, such as programmers, system analysts, operators, technical writers, Internet specialists, trainers and consultants.

The purpose of AWC is to provide opportunities for professional growth through networking and through programs on technical and career-oriented topics. AWC encourages high standards of competence and promotes a professional attitude among its members. They are governed by a board of directors representing all of the local chapters.

The Association for Women in Computing supports and encourages networking both in person and via the internet. AWC encourages the formation of student chapters at colleges and universities.

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The Latinas in Computing (LiC) community was established after a Birds of a Feather session at the 2006 Grace Hopper Conference entitled Latinas in Engineering. There, a group of energized Latinas from industry, government labs and academia discussed the strengths of this growing community and the misconceptions affecting its members.

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Future Ada is here to create spaces in STEAM where everyone feels welcome and included regardless of age, race, gender, class, religion, ethnicity, education, cognitive or physical abilities. They have an added focus on groups generally less represented in these fields as we want to encourage more folks from those groups to participate in STEAM.

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The blackcomputeHER Fellows Program is a cohort-based, leadership development program designed to cultivate Black women leaders in computing+tech. The fellows program offers 12 months of intensive development that begins at the yearly blackcomputeHER conference. Fellows will participate in professional workshops led by senior tech professionals and executives, and they will be able to form dynamic, long-term connections with an intimate cohort of professionals. Additionally, each cohort will work together on a group learning activities that will help them develop skills like executive presence and strategic thinking.

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