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Professional Associations and Resources for Women

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To celebrate International Women’s Day, we want to highlight some professional associations that our students can join! Below find links to each of the mentioned associations:

Women in Technology Internation (WITI): https://witi.com/

Society of Women Engineers (SWE): https://swe.org/

Women Investing for a Sustainable Economy (WISE): https://www.wisecommunity.org/

Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession: https://www.neaecon.org/

Women’s Association of Venture & Equity (WAVE): https://women-wave.org/

Association for Women in Mathematics: https://awm-math.org/

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