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Professional Associations related to Working Women
AAUW (American Association of University Women)
A professional organization for women working in academe, which also provides funding and support for female activism.
Commission on Women in The Profession- ABA
The American Bar Association committee representing the interests of female lawyers across the country, with the mission of "secur[ing] the full and equal participation of women in the ABA, the legal profession, and the justice system."
Federally Employed Women (FEW)
"FEW is a non-profit, non-partisan, membership organization representing the over one million women employed by the Federal government throughout the world. Founded in 1968, FEW has actively worked to eliminate sex discrimination and enhance career
potential for civilian and military women working in the Federal sector. On the national, state, and local levels, FEW actively lobbies on issues of interest to Federally employed women."
International Association for Feminist Economics
A "group of scholars, policy professionals, students, advocates and activists interested in empowering and improving the well-being of women-and other under-represented groups-around the world."
LERA: Labor and Employment Relations Association
Organization of researchers, practitioners, and organizations interested in all aspects of labor and employment relations.
Women Leaders in College Sports
"Women Leaders in College Sports is the premier leadership organization that develops, connects, and advances women working in college sports and beyond."
National Association of Women in Construction
"NAWIC originally began as Women in Construction of Fort Worth, Texas. It wasfounded in 1953 by 16 women working in the construction industry. Knowing that women represented only a small fraction of the construction industry, the founders organized NAWIC to create a support network. Women in Construction of Fort Worth was so successful that it gained its national charter in 1955 and became the National Association of Women in Construction."
National Women's Studies Association
"A professional organization dedicated to leading the field of women's studies and gender studies, as well as its teaching, learning, research, and service wherever they be found."
United Association for Labor Educators
Women's Physicians Section (AMA)
A committee of the American Medical Association. Committed to increasing the number of female physicians and providing mentoring and leadership to all current female physicians.