Get started increasing the number of female students in your STEM and trades courses with these free resources
IWITTS has collected and developed close to 200 articles, tutorials, webinars, reports, and case studies to help educators recruit and retain more female students in STEM and trades career pathways. Check back frequently to see our latest resources.
Female Role Model Tutorial
This short tutorial will show you how to find female role models working in your school's STEM career pathways. Find a female role model who’s willing to speak to your class, or post an interview with a female role model on your program’s website. With this tutorial, you'll learn exactly what you need to know to inspire more female students in your school's STEM career pathways.
White Paper: How to Recruit Women & Girls to STEM
Learn the secret to successfully recruiting women and girls to the STEM classroom in this free special report. Need more women in your science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) classes? This white paper on "How to Recruit Women and Girls to the STEM" was written by Donna Milgram, the Executive Director of IWITTS, and highlights proven practices that will help fill your classes with women.
Free Women in STEM Webinars for Educators
What are the best practices to help female students succeed and thrive in science, technology engineering and math programs? Join IWITTS’s Executive Director Donna Milgram for a live, 1-hour webinar to learn proven, low-cost strategies that two-year colleges, four-year colleges and universities, high schools, and middle schools can implement right away so that more female students will complete their STEM education.
Visit IWITTS’s webinar archive to watch past webinars for educators on special topics in recruitment and retention featuring guest experts and IWITTS’s Executive Director Donna Milgram. Past webinars include "Teaching Spatial Reasoning to Improve Retention of Women in Technology" and "From the Trenches: One Educator’s Success Story of Increasing the Retention of Female Students in Her STEM Program".
The Proven Practices Collection
IWITTS’s Proven Practices Collection brings educators a research-based blueprint for recruiting and retaining women and girls in the technology classroom. You'll find over a hundred journal articles and proven practice case studies organized into clear categories such as "Recruitment" and "Learning Style".