Links Recommended by BCSWomen

Links to sites recommended by individual BCSWomen:

  • ACM-W – Committee on Women in Computing
  • A History of Women in Science
  • Athena SWAN Charter – for advancement of women in science, engineering and technology in H.E.
  • AWC – Association for Women in Computing
  • ECSwomen – A group created to support the women in the Southampton University department of Electronics and Computer Science.
  • EEVL – The Internet Guide to Engineering, Mathematics and Computing
  • Equalitec – Best practice re recruitment and retention of women in Information Technology, Electronics and Communications
  • Girls in STEM, Link contributed by Katie, member of Lyndhurst STEM club for girls
  • GFW – The Global Fund for Women
  • GWB – A Guide to Women in Business
  • HWC – History of Women and Computers: Link contributed by schoolgirl, Colleen Gibbs
  • Health Equalities Library Portal (HELP) – (Where content management meets Equality and Diversity)
  • IWT – Institute for Women and Technology
  • LinuxChix– Community for women who like Linux, and for supporting women in computing
  • Race For Life
  • SET – Science, Engineering and Technology
  • Systers – An informal organisation for technical women in computing
  • WES – Women’s Engineering Society
  • WiC – Women into Computing
  • WISE (Women in Science and Engineering)
  • WiTEC – Women in Science, Engineering and Technology
  • Women@CL – Women in the Computer Lab at The University of Cambridge
  • Women’s National Commission – independent, advisory body giving the views of women to the UK Government

Mentoring links:

Useful links for business people:

Helping others:

  • ITCH (IT Can Help) – a network of volunteers who are prepared to offer computer related assistance to disabled people – a project of The BCS Disability Group (BCSDG) and REMAP.

Internet technology and web related links:

Organisations with Web Responsibilities

  • ICANN – The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers. This non-profit organisation has responsibility for the IP address space allocation, protocol parameter assignment and domain name system management
  • International Webmasters Association
  • Search Engine Watch – Search engine advice
  • World Wide Web Consortium – Body with responsibility for web standards & policies. This site also contains many tutorials on a wide range of web-related topics.


Jobseeker’s links:

BCS related

Other recruitment websites

Note: These links to external websites are supplied for your convenience and BCSWomen are not responsible for information contained in any of the websites accessed from the above links