WOMEN AND WORK
Advancing Women is dedicated to helping women network about workplace issues. The site contains the Advancing Women in Leadership Journal, articles about workplace issues and barriers, money and investing advice, the latest news of interest to women, chat rooms, and message boards.
US Dept. of Labor's "Highlights of Women's Earnings in 1999," is online at
Statistics on Women in the
Catalyst: Research and Advisory Organization to Advance Women in Business works with corporations and professional firms to identify issues and develop action strategies related to the recruitment, retention, and advancement of women. Its research studies cover two main areas: women’s leadership development (career advancement, the glass ceiling) and work/family issues. View current and past research studies at this site.
The Center for Women and Work at the
is dedicated to improving the conditions of work and enhancing economic opportunities for women through research, education, and social action. The Center is also dedicated to addressing the reciprocal relationship between women's work and the well being of communities. Universityof Massachusetts Lowell
The Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR) is a public policy research organization dedicated to informing and stimulating the debate on public policy issues of critical importance to women and their families. IWPR focuses on issues of poverty and welfare, employment and earnings, work and family issues, the economic and social aspects of health care and domestic violence, and women's civic and political participation. The FSU Women's Studies Program is an organizational member of IWPR. Visit the Women's Studies library to view IWPR publications and reports.
References on Chilly Climate for Women Faculty in Academe is a list of references about sex discrimination in the academic world; gender bias in student evaluations, hiring, the tenure process, and peer review; and pay inequity. A number of other online resources are also referenced and linked.
Working Women Working Together Network is an outreach program sponsored by the AFL-CIO. The mission of the site is to begin a national dialog among working women about the issues they care about most: equal pay, health care, child care, and flexible, family-friendly work environments. www.aflcio.org/women
9to5 is the nation's largest nonprofit working women's organization, with activists in 200 cities and chapters. The information provided on the website is an attempt to acquaint you with the legal system, with emphasis on sexual harassment, gender discrimination and retaliation.
Women's Institute for a Secure Retirement, WISER, is working to expand retirement planning education to enable women to make informed decisions about their finances and to take advantage of plans offered by their employers in order to maximize their retirement benefits.
Electra is a website dedicated to women's interests, has an interactive career section for professional women with a job listings database that interacts with a resume builder, a job search agent, a job posting board, as well as a mentoring/networking service.
The Women's Executive Network is the Internet's first full-service job placement and career development company focusing on professional women. WENetwork is a progressive partnership of individuals, companies, universities, and organizations that share the goal of understanding and advancing women in the workplace. WENetwork offers job opportunities, mentoring and internship programs, and professional development services worldwide.