Cooperation is the thorough conviction that nobody can get there unless everybody gets there.
— Virginia Burden

500 Women Scientists is proud to partner with a range of organizations to nurture and advance our commitment to serve the public by making science open, inclusive, and accessible. To learn more about how to partner with us, visit our partnerships page.


aKIDemic Life

Having a career and a family can be extremely rewarding but often turns into a juggling act, aKIDemic Life is a free resource hub for academics with caring responsibilities. Our mission is to provide you with solutions: to help you plan a successful academic career, reduce stress at work, and enjoy your family more. Whether you have children, are planning for the future, or are caring for family members, we curate relevant research, resources and mentoring to help you make informed decisions as you navigate academic life. Visit and join the mailing list to be the first to hear updates and access new resources. Follow @aKIDemicLife on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.


Imagine Science Film Festival

Celebrating art and science through film. Imagine Science Films is a non-profit organization in existence since 2008 committed to promoting a high-level dialogue between scientists and filmmakers. The festival cultivates an appreciation of science through events, but also serves as an international resource and active network for those who want to communicate the scientific realities of to public audiences. Visit their website and follow @imaginescience on Facebook, Twitter, Vimeo, and Instagram!


National Girls Collaborative Project (NGCP)

The National Girls Collaborative Project (NGCP) is a network of over 36,000 girl-serving STEM programs committed to informing and encouraging girls to pursue careers in STEM. The NGCP has the goal of creating the tipping point for gender equity in STEM through maximizing access to shared resources and strengthening the capacity of existing and evolving projects by sharing exemplary practice research, models, and outcomes. The NGCP has a content-rich website of resources and ways to get involved. Visit their website and follow @ngcproject on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram!


It’s Freezing in LA!

It's Freezing in LA is a new, independent magazine with a fresh perspective on climate change. Too often, environmental discussion is polarised into one of two categories: the remote, technical language of science, or the hotheaded outrage of activism. This magazine finds the middle ground, inviting writers and illustrators from a variety of fields to give us their take on how climate change will affect — and is affecting — society. Visit their website for the latest issue and follow @itsfreezinginla on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram!


500 Queer Scientists

500queerscientists is a new visibility campaign for LGBTQ+ people and their allies working in STEM and STEM-supporting jobs — a group that collectively represents a powerful force of scientific progress and discovery. The campaign aims to ensure the next STEM generation has LGBTQ+ role models; help the current generation recognize they’re not alone; create opportunities for community connections and greater visibility within STEM. Share your story and follow @500queersci on Twitter and Instagram!


Massive Science Consortium

Massive Science is dedicated to helping scientists share stories about their work and lives in pursuit of a more informed, rational, and curious society. The Massive Science Consortium is open to any STEM researcher who wants to improve their storytelling, tell their science stories to new audiences, and support and encourage their like minded peers. The community of scientists is over 250 strong, fiercely intelligent, and deeply committed. Become a member and visit their website to read our stories. Follow @massivesci on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram!


Alan alda center for communicating science

The Alda Center for Communicating Science empowers scientists and health professionals to communicate complex topics in clear, vivid, and engaging ways; leading to improved understanding by the public, media, patients, elected officials, and others outside of their own discipline. The Center was formally established in 2009 with support from Stony Brook University, Stony Brook School of Journalism, Brookhaven National Laboratory, and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory and is located at Stony Brook University on Long Island, New York. Training methodologies are inspired by the empathy, clarity, and vivid storytelling brought to life by Alan Alda and hundreds of experts on the PBS television show Scientific American Frontiers. Visit their website and follow @aldacenter on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube!


Earth Science Women’s Network

The Earth Science Women's Network is a grassroots, non-profit, member driven organization with the mission to build a resilient community that lifts all women and moves the geosciences forward. For example, the ESWN hosts the yearly Science-A-Thon - a five day celebration of science and scientists – from the lab to the field, from learning to teaching, from routine tasks to major discoveries! Visit their website and follow ESWN on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram!


Guerilla Science

Guerilla Science creates events and installations for festivals, museums, galleries, and other cultural partners. They are committed to connecting people with science in new ways, and producing live experiences that entertain, inspire, challenge and amaze. Visit their website and follow them on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.


National Council for Science and the Environment

National Council for Science and the Environment wants to improve the scientific basis of environmental policy and decision-making. It specializes in programs that foster collaboration between the diverse institutions and individuals creating and using environmental knowledge. NCSE works collectively with its community and engages scientists, educators, policymakers, business leaders, and officials at all levels of government to strengthen the role and increase the use of science in policy-making. There are numerous ways to get involved with NCSE, including their youth focused program EnvironMentors which is quickly spreading across the U.S.. Found out more on their website and follow @NCSEglobal on Facebook and Twitter!


Inspiring Girls Now In Technology Evolution

Inspiring Girls Now In Technology Evolution (IGNITE) works to create opportunities to spark girls’ excitement about technology careers and inspire them to new possibilities. Self-identifying girls and non-binary students in grades K-12, and college from all backgrounds interact with professional women in technology careers during the school day.  Working with teachers, IGNITE increases girls and non-binary students interest and participation in science and technology by organizing workshops, panels, and field trips. Find out how to get involved on their website and follow IGNITE on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram!


Ciencia Puerto Rico

Ciencia Puerto Rico (CienciaPR) is a nonprofit organization composed of scientists, professionals, students and citizens committed to the advancement of science in Puerto Rico and with promoting science communication, science education, and scientific careers. Learn more on their website and follow @CienciaPR on Twitter and Facebook!


Union of Concerned Scientists

Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) is a national nonprofit organization founded 50 years ago by scientists and students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology who sought to use the power of science to address global problems and improve people’s lives. It puts rigorous, independent science to work to solve our planet's most pressing problems. Joining with people across the country, we combine technical analysis and effective advocacy to create innovative, practical solutions for a healthy, safe, and sustainable future. Learn more on their website and follow UCS on Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube!


Elpha is the place for women in tech to talk candidly online. Whether you work at a tech company or tech is an important part of your work in another field, consider joining!  Elpha is a private community centered around a daily feed of member-generated conversations on personal and professional topics. Elpha contributes knowledge, resources and career opportunities, all through the female lens. Sign up here and follow @joinElpha on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.