Resources

Below are some other sources of training, community, support or encouragement with a focus on women in media and related industries. If you want to be linked here, let us know.

Women in Film and Tv
WFTV is the premier membership organisation for women working in the Film, Television and Digital Media industries in the UK. We are part of an international group with 10,000 members throughout the world.

Women In Engineering
Our members are people who work in the field of engineering and technology at all levels (and with any type of qualifications), students on engineering and related courses, companies and others who share our aims. The Society and its members are involved in many different activities, almost all of them in the United Kingdom where we are based. Working in partnership, we campaign to encourage women to participate and achieve as engineers, scientists and as leaders.

Women in Technology Awards
Since its launch three years ago, the core philosophy behind The BlackBerry® Women and Technology Awards remains unchanged. We want others to be as passionate about technology as we are.We continue to celebrate the achievements of women using technology, both within and beyond the IT sector, to bring their outstanding contributions to business via the use of technology into the public eye.

Career Action for Women
This is a learning programme aimed at getting women back to work and further up the career ladder. Launched by the Centre for Continuing Education (CCE) at the University of Sussex, Career Action for Women (CAW) is the first programme of its kind. CAW is funded by the European Social Fund and offers a unique opportunity for women who have taken time out of work to have families or those wishing to move out of part-time or low-paid work towards more rewarding careers.

DigitalEve
This is a global, non-profit organisation for women in new media and digital technology. As a women-focused and community-based organisation, DigitalEve draws upon the collective strength of its rapidly growing worldwide network of local chapters to create a united voice that recognises and emphasises the influence of women in the field of new media technology at all levels of involvement, ages, cultures, and abilities.

Women In Games
Women in Games gives a voice to women working in, and researching into, video games and the games industry. Academic and industrial perspectives on recent, groundbreaking work in computer game research and development is highlighted at the annual Women in Games conferences, where attention is focussed on issues of especial interest to women.

Mother@work
This is a webzine dedicated to working mothers. With topics such as work-life balance, health, ask the experts and childcare and education, the webzine has been created to help mothers make the most of both their time at home and at work and to get the balance right between the two.

WomanAction
A global information, communication and media network that enables Non Government Organisations (NGOs) to actively engage in the Beijing+5 review process with the long term goal of women’s empowerment, with a special focus on women and media.

Women in Film
A non-profit group based in L.A. dedicated to empower, promote, nurture, and mentor women in the film industry through a network of valuable contacts, events, and programs including the Women In Film Mentor Program, the award-winning Public Service Announcement Production Program, and the Internship Program in association with the Fulfilment Fund.

Bird’s Eye View Festival
Birds Eye View is a creative platform for women filmmakers. We launched the UK’s first major women’s film festival in 2005 across London’s leading film venues, showing a tip-top programme of stunning and inspirational features, documentaries and short films from around the world.

PHPWomen
Our aim is to provide a network of support and mentorship to women, help women become more involved with PHP, increase our numbers at conferences as speakers and attendees, and provide a “female friendly” atmosphere.

DevChix
DevChix has a very diverse group of women from varied technical backgrounds and levels of experience. We have experience in Perl, PHP, Python, Java, C#, Ruby, and C. We have women who own their own companies and some who work for very cool shops.

Geekgirl Blogs
We know that there are many amazing women working in the IT industry, across all areas, countries and backgrounds. Many of these amazing women have decided to keep blogs that give insight into their daily life: some purely technical, some social, others cover dealing with the constraints of working in this so called mans world, balancing work with family and achieving amazing personal & career goals, while others are just damned entertaining.

Other Projects

Enterprising Woman
Every Woman
Media Women UK online
The British Association of Women Entrepreneurs (BAWE)
With Women in Mind
Women In Business
Women Into the Network (WIN)
London Geek Girl Dinners
Brighton Geek Girl Dinners