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In Utah, the median income for families with two wage earners measured 43% higher than the income of families with only one wage earner.

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UTAHFUTURES
www.utahfutures.org
UtahFutures is a Web-based career information
system that will help students learn more about how
his or her personal characteristics can be put to good
use in a variety of occupations.

Gender Equity Links

AAUW
www.aauw.org
AAUU seeks to advance equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, and research.

GENDER, DIVERSITIES AND TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
www.edc.org/GDI
Gender, Diversities and Technology Institute is a learning exchange, an incubator for new ideas and approaches, and a generator of new policy.

 NATIONAL ALLIANCE FOR PARTNERSHIPS IN EQUITY (NAPE)
www.napequity.org
NAPE is a consortium of state and local agencies, corporations, and national organizations committed to the advancement of equity and diversity in classrooms and workplaces.

Resources for Women in Nontraditional Careers

CENTER FOR WOMEN & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
www.umbc.edu/cwit/
Encourages women and girls to study computer science and become the high-tech professionals.

HER OWN WORDS
www.herownwords.com
The Her Own Words® series on women's history and careers tell the stories of many women, ranging from pioneer women to women who are working right now in nontraditional careers.

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF WOMEN IN CONSTRUCTION
www.nawic.org
Knowing that women represented only a small fraction of the construction industry, the founders organized NAWIC to create a support network.

NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR WOMEN IN TRADES, TECHNOLOGY & SCIENCE
www.iwitts.com
IWITTS provides the tools to successfully integrate women into male-dominated careers such as technology and law enforcement

ROLE MODEL PROJECT FOR GIRLS
www.womenswork.org/girls/careers.html
Read about role models, real women, currently working in a sample of careers.

SOCIETY OF WOMEN ENGINEERS
www.swe.org
The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) is a not-for-profit educational and service organization that empowers women to succeed and advance in the field of engineering, and to be recognized for their life-changing contributions as engineers and leaders.

TRADESWOMEN NOW AND TOMORROW (TNT)
www.tradeswomennow.org/index.html
Tradeswomen Now and Tomorrow (TNT)is a national coalition committed to achieving economic equity by increasing the number of women in trade and technical fields, and by fostering equality in their working conditions.

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR WOMEN'S BUREAU
www.dol.gov/wb/welcome.html
The Women's Bureau promotes 21st Century solutions to improve the status of working women and their families. Better jobs! Better earnings! Better living!

WIDER OPPORTUNITIES FOR WOMEN (WOW)
www.wowonline.org
Wider Opportunities for Women (WOW) works nationally to build pathways to economic independence for America's families, women, and girls.

WOMEN IN AGRICULTURE
www.wia.usda.gov
Information for women in agriculture provided by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

WOMEN’S TECHNICIAN CLUB
www.womentechworld.org
A national online home for women technicians to connect with one another.

WORK4WOMEN
www.work4women.org
Tools, strategies, and virtual community that support women in nontraditional careers.

Resources for Men in Nontraditional Careers

AMERICAN ASSEMBLY FOR MEN IN NURSING
www.aamn.org
AAMN provides a framework for nurses as a group to meet, discuss, and influence factors which affect men as nurses.

CULINARY CAREERS
www.culinary-careers.org/culinary-information.html
Resources for investigating a career in the restaurant, lodging, and hospitality industries.

DISCOVER NURSING
www.discovernursing.com
There’s never been a better time to be a nurse.  See nursing statistics, view benefits and salaries, and search for programs.

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CHILD CARE PROFESSIONALS
www.naccp.org
The National Association of Child Care Professionals is the nation's leader among associations serving child care owners, directors, and administrators.

 

Updated January 27, 2010


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FOR MORE INFORMATION:
sherry [dot] marchant [at] schools [dot] utah [dot] gov (Sherry Marchant), Specialist
Nontraditional Careers
Phone: 801>538-7594
Fax: 801>538-7868

maggie [dot] bradshaw [at] schools [dot] utah [dot] gov (Maggie Bradshaw) , Support Staff 
Nontraditional Careers
Phone: 801>538-7941





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