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August 2020

The U. S. celebrates the centennial of women winning the right to vote. The 19th amendment that granted women the right to vote was ratified on August 26, 1920 after a century of struggle.

Connect: 2020 Women's Vote Centennial Initiative (WVCI)

This page links you to the world of women in astronomy. The categories below are highlighted on the right side of the page and clicking on the topic links will take you to the subject area of your choice.

Star Wimin Biographies

4,000 Years of Women in Science
Distinguished Women of the Past & Present --Presented by Danuta Bois
She is an Astronomer - Women astronomers from around the world
Women in Astronomy, 1880-1920----Goodsell Observatory, Carlton College
Contributions of Women to the US Naval Observatory
Women Astronomers in Australia--Herstory in the South
Women Astronomers: Reaching For The Stars
Women Astronomers - from Astronomy Compendium - a index of Women Astronomers
Women of NASA--A NASA Quest Page
Profiles of Women at JPL

Women in Astronomy and Science

The Woman Astronomer - A quarterly journal
Association for Women in Science--AWIS
Women in Astronomy --From the American Astronomical Society
Baltimore Charter for Women in Astronomy
TAP: The ADA Project - Women in Computer Science
Women in Physics - Contains Wimin's Links from The American Physical Society
AAS Committee on the Status of Women - American Astronomical Society
Women's Science and Math History Resources
Contributions of 20th Century Women to Physics

Women in Science and Engineering

Committee on Women in Science and Engineering and Medicine Home Page
Women in Science and Engineering (WISE)
Archives of Women in Science and Engineering
Biographies of Women Mathematicians--From Agnes Scott College
Women, Gender and Science Links
Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering
Twitter for Women Astronomers

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Women in Space

Women of NASA - Women Astronauts, Women in Astronomy, Science, and Engineering
Leaders among Women in Space - from Space Today Online
Military Women Astronauts
Women of Color in Aviation and Aerospace
Female Frontiers
Interested in a career in aerospace? This site may help!

Hidden Figures a book and movie about black women computers at NASA

Hidden Figures - (The link goes to an IMDb entry) Check out the book or the movie, Hidden Figures. The story of African-American women mathematicians who served a vital role at NASA, helping to put John Glenn and others in orbit.

Links of Interest to Women and Girls

National Woman's History Project
Virtual Sisterhood--little pink book
Women Scientitst in History - formerly the Hypatia Institute
Lost Heroines
International Women's Air & Space Museum
99s - Women in Aviation History
Women in History - A local organization provides living characters from Women's history
Metro Cleveland Women in history - Women's Inventors
Women's International Center
NASA Careers for Girl Scouts - A page I created with Dennis Stocker to help girls learn about possible careers in technical fields

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Check Out Dawn's Personal Page - for Additional Links

Content from Astra

Astra's Short List of Star Wimin's Bios - Read about Women Astronomers

Astra's Off Line References on Women Astronomers

StarWimin Special

Star woman Suzieastro presents:
Starry Trails