Women

Career Services is committed to ensuring students, regardless of their ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, citizenship, or differing abilities, get access to whatever jobs match their goals and desires. These are the resources designed to assist women, who are underrepresented in high paying jobs/fields, break through the “glass ceiling.”

Campus Resources

The mission of the Women’s Center is to educate, advocate, and promote research on women and gender equity. The UCSB Women’s Center envisions a world where gender differences are understood and celebrated- on campus, in our larger communities, and globally.
 
 
 

Career Information

Advancing Women provides resources and job boards for women, diversity, education and tech candidates.
 
Career-intelligence.com, The smart woman’s online career resource, is designed to help you better manage all phases of your career. Whether you’re a seasoned professional or just starting out we have information, tools and advice to help you succeed in today’s competitive economy.
 
CWE provides opportunities for women entrepreneurs and women in business to increase professional success, personal growth, and financial Independence.
 
The Feminist Majority Foundation (FMF) is a cutting edge organization dedicated to women's equality, reproductive health, and non-violence. In all spheres, FMF utilizes research and action to empower women economically, socially, and politically.
 
The Riley Guide is the Web's premier gateway to job, career, and education information sources available online.
 
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is responsible for enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a job applicant or an employee because of the person's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information.
 
A blog and magazine that helps women bridge the gap between work and motherhood.
 

Professional Associations

The mission of the Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance is to enable women in all accounting and finance fields to achieve their full potential and to contribute to their profession.
 
The Alliance for Women in Media connects, recognizes and inspires women across the media industry. AWM is a diverse community – whether type of media, job or global location – that facilitates industry-wide collaboration, education, and innovation. AWM is dedicated to advancing women in media and entertainment. AWM harnesses the promise, passion and power of women in all forms of media to empower career development, engage in thought leadership, and drive positive change for our industry and societal progress.
 
AWP is a diverse feminist community of psychologists and allied professionals invested in the integration of personal, professional, and political power in the service of social justice.
 
The Association was founded to: provide a forum for issues unique to women in radiology, radiation oncology and related professions; sponsor programs that promote opportunities for women; and facilitate networking among members and other professionals.
 
The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is the nation’s leading voice promoting equity and education for women and girls. AAUW members have examined and taken positions on the fundamental issues of the day — educational, social, economic, and political.
 
The Mission of the American Business Women's Association is to bring together businesswomen of diverse occupations and to provide opportunities for them to help themselves and others grow personally and professionally through leadership, education, networking support, and national recognition.
 
The American Medical Women's Association is an organization which functions at the local, national, and international level to advance women in medicine and improve women's health. We achieve this by providing and developing leadership, advocacy, education, expertise, mentoring, and strategic alliances.
 
The American News Women’s Club, one of the first women’s press clubs in the country, offers educational and professional development programs in support of women and excellence in journalism. The club’s membership includes women and men who are professionals in journalism, public relations, news media and publishing.
 
AWSCPA is a national network connecting and supporting today’s women CPAs through career and personal transitions by innovative training, customized mentorship, and focused relationships.
 
The Association for Women in Communications champions the advancement of women across all communications disciplines by recognizing excellence, promoting leadership and positioning its members at the forefront of the evolving communications era.
 
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.
 
AWP is a diverse feminist community of psychologists and allied professionals invested in the integration of personal, professional, and political power in the service of social justice.
 
The Association for Women in Science (AWIS) is the largest multi-disciplinary organization for women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). They are dedicated to driving excellence in STEM by achieving equity and full participation of women in all disciplines and across all employment sectors.
 
The Assciation for Women in Sports Media is an international organization whose male and female membership supports the advancement and growth of women - both student and professional - in sports media.
 
AWID is an international resource which facilitates access to design talent, networking and social interaction in the design community.
 
Black Women's Network is a beacon in the business community offering a nonpartisan environment for networking & mentoring urban women in business, career and professional development.
 
The Business and Professional Women’s Foundation (BPW Foundation) was the first foundation dedicated to conducting research and providing information solely about working women. Since then, they have partnered with employers to create successful workplaces that embrace and practice diversity, equity and work-life balance convening employers, working women and policymakers to promote systemic workplace change.
 
The primary mission of CLUW is to unify all union women in a viable organization to determine their common problems and concerns and to develop action programs within the framework of their unions to deal effectively with our objectives.
 
CREW Network exists to influence the success of the commercial real estate industry by advancing the achievements of women.
 
By creating a forum of collaboration, idea exchange and growth, CEW helps its members and the industry as a whole take empowered next steps towards a more beautiful future. In everything they do, the CEW community is propelling the beauty industry forward.
 
The mission of the Educational Foundation for Women in Accounting is to support the advancement of women in the accounting profession through the funding of education, research, career literature, publications and other projects.
 
As a private organization, FEW works as an advocacy group to improve the status of women employed by the Federal government. This includes contact with Congress to encourage progressive legislation. FEW national officers meet with management officials at all levels of agencies to demonstrate support of the FWP, encourage officials to support the program and to obtain insight on the effectiveness of the FWP at agency and local levels.
 
The Financial Women’s Association brings together high achieving professionals from every sector of the financial world. They are dedicated to developing future leaders, enhancing the role of women in finance, and investing in the community.
 
The Institute for Women's Policy Research conducts rigorous research and disseminates its findings to address the needs of women, promote public dialogue, and strengthen families, communities, and societies.
 
The International Alliance for Women in Music builds awareness of women’s contributions to musical life through its publications, website, international competitions, conferences, concert promotion, and presentation, and through its support of entrepreneurial and publishing activities, scholarly research and publications, broadcasts, educational initiatives, and advocacy work.
 
The Journalism and Women Symposum (JAWS) supports the professinal empowerment and personal growth of women in journalism and workds toward a more accurate portrayal of the whole society. They do this at their Conference and Mentoring Project, through their fellowship programs and at regional gatherings.
 
The National Association for Female Executives, one of the country’s largest associations for women professionals and business owners, provides resources – through education, networking, and public advocacy- to empower its members to achieve both career and personal success.
 
The NAPW empowers and supports women through professinal networking, career services, networking events, and educational tools.
 
The National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) is the unified voice  of over 9 million women-owned businesses in the United States representing the fastest growing segment of the economy.
 
The National Association of Women MBAs (NAWMBA) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to empowering female business professionals, to assisting women into leadership positions in business, and to enhancing the diversity of the workforce worldwide.
 
NCWIT works to correct the imbalance of gender diversity in technology and computing because gender diversity positively correlates with a larger workforce, better innovation, and increased business performance.
 
NOW is a multi-issue, multi-strategy organization that takes a holistic approach to women’s rights.
 
This organization promotes fairness in the workplace, reproductive health and rights, access to quality, affordable health care, and policies that help women and men meet the dual demands of work and family.
 
The National Women's Health Network (NWHN) was founded to change the conversatin about women's health. They are consumer activists, supported by a national membership of thousands of individuals. They shape policy and support consumer health decisions; monitor the actins of Federal regulatory and funding agencies, the health care industry, and the health professions; identify and expose health care abuses and mobilize grassroots action for women's health.
 
The National Women's Studies Association has as one of its primary objectives promoting and supporting the production and dissemination of knowledge about women and gender through teaching, learning, research and service in academic and other settings.
 
The Outdoor Industries Women’s Coalition is the only national organization dedicated to workplace equity, diversity, and inclusion by expanding opportunities for women in the outdoor, snow, bike, and run industries. For more than 150 industry partners, OIWC is the trusted resource for best practices and industry models around gender equity, respect, and inclusion.
 
he Scientista Foundation is a national organization that empowers pre-professional women in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) through contentcommunities, and conferences. Currently the largest network of campus women across STEM disciplines, Scientista serves to connect all communities of women in STEM at campuses across the nation, giving such important organizations more visibility and resources, and building a strong, cohesive network of women in science that can act as one voice.  - See more at: http://www.scientistafoundation.com/about-us.html#sthash.w1dfixXv.dpuf
The Scientista Foundatin is a national organization that empowers pre-professinal women in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) through content, communities, and conferences. Currently the largest network of campus women across STEM disciplines, Scientista serves to connect all communities of women in STEM at campuses across the nation, giving such important organizations more visibility and resources, and building a strong cohesive network of women in science that can act as one voice.
 
 SWE has given women engineers a unique place and voice within the engineering industry. Our organization is centered around a passion for our members' success and continues to evolve with the challenges and opportunities reflected in today's exciting engineering and technology specialties.
 
Sociologists for Women in Society is a nonprofit professional feminist organization dedicated to: 1. Encouraging the development of sociological feminist theory and scholarship 2. Transforming the academy through feminist leadership, career development, and institutional diversity 3. Promoting social justice through local, national, and international activism 4. Supporting the publication and dissemination of cutting edge feminist social change. 
 
The U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce gives voice to the collective strength of women in the U.S. economy. Using a platform of influence, innovation, and opportunity, they work with and for their members to grow successful businesses and careers.
 
The mission of the Women’s Caucus for Art is to create community through art, education, and social activism. WCA is committed to recognizing the contribution of women in the arts; providing women with leadership opportunities and professional development; expanding networking and exhibition opportunities for women; supporting local, national and global art activism; and advocating for equity in the arts for all.  
 
Women in Aerospace (WIA) is dedicated to increasing the leadership capabilities and visibility of women in the aerospace community. They acknowledge and promote innovative individuals who strive to advance the aerospace industry as a whole. Their membership, comprised of both women and men, share a passion for a broad spectrum of aerospace issues. These include human space flight, aviation, remote sensing, satellite communications, robotic space exploration, and the policy issues surrounding these fields, among others.
 
Women In Animation brings together a global community of animation professionals to empower and support women in the art, science and business of animation by increasing access to resources, creating opportunities for education, encouraging strong connections between individuals, and inspiring excellence.
 
Women In Bio is an organization of professionals committed to promoting careers, leadership, and entrepreneurship for women in the life sciences.
 
WIBI is dedicated to promoting women's rights in America's employment and education. They aim to spread awareness of issues and opportunities concerning all female workers through news and by connecting them with employers who foster equal opportunity as part of their corporate policies.
We are dedicated to promoting women's rights in America's employment and education. We aim to spread awareness of issues and opportunities concerning all female workers through news and by connecting them with employers who foster equal opportunity as part of their corporate policies. The careers and organizations listed here are dedicated to these ends. - See more at: http://www.wib-i.com/#sthash.7P2hE7Uk.dpuf
 
he National Women’s Health Network (NWHN) was founded in Washington, DC, in 1975 to change the conversation about women’s health. We are consumer activists, supported by a national membership of thousands of individuals. We shape policy and support consumer health decisions; monitor the actions of Federal regulatory and funding agencies, the health care industry, and the health professions; identify and expose health care abuses; and mobilize grassroots action for women’s health. - See more at: https://www.nwhn.org/about-us/#sthash.59nS5Ur8.dpuf
he National Women’s Health Network (NWHN) was founded in Washington, DC, in 1975 to change the conversation about women’s health. We are consumer activists, supported by a national membership of thousands of individuals. We shape policy and support consumer health decisions; monitor the actions of Federal regulatory and funding agencies, the health care industry, and the health professions; identify and expose health care abuses; and mobilize grassroots action for women’s health. - See more at: https://www.nwhn.org/about-us/#sthash.59nS5Ur8.dpuf
The IEEE is the world’s largest professional association advancing innovation and technological excellence for the benefit of humanity.
 
Women in Housing & Finance (WHF) is a premiere non-partisan, nonprofit forum for business and policy experts to share their views and insights. WHF has provided outstanding opportunities to learn about housing and financial services developments, network with other professionals in the field, and meet with regulators and other government officials.
 
WITI's mission is to empower women worldwide to achieve unimagined possibilities and transformations through technology, leadership and economic prosperity.
 
WOVI, Inc. is a nonprofit membership driven organization with a unique mentoring and leadership focus. Their dynamic and diversified cultures celebrates the brilliance of women. Through WOVI, women learn to integrate leadership, education and mentoring into the fabric of their lives. The association includes women of all ages, professions and ethnicities.
 
The WPO is the premier membership organization for women presidents, CEOs, and managing directors of privately held multimillion-dollar companies. Through global, confidential, and collaborative peer-learning groups, the WPO accelerates business growth, enhances competitiveness, and promotes economic security. It is the ultimate destination for successful women entrepreneurs.
 
Women Speakers Association (WSA) is THE go-to place for innovative leaders, change-agents
 and women with a message to connect, collaborate and grow their visibility worldwide in order 
to fulfill their mission.
 
 

Job Links

CareerWomen.com is the National leader in women's online recruiting. Tailored to the needs of today's working women, CareerWomen.com provides easy access to top employers and recruiters who are actively looking to recruit & hire women.
 
Put your skills to work at a company recruiting talented female professionals.
 
Women For Hire, the leading women's and diversity career recruitment specialist, offers comprehensive products and services exclusively for top employers in every field that support and enhance your company's commitment to diversity.
 
WomensJobList.com was created to give employers a tool to promote diversity and inclusion within their workplaces, and to provide job seekers with easy access to those companies. WomensJobList has successfully matched thousands of job seekers with diversity minded employers.