A volunteer-based, nonprofit organization that provides business
attire and job counseling to economically disadvantaged women
to help them gain and retain employment, advance their careers
and improve family stability.
Commission on the Status of Women
The official body to which the County Board of Supervisors will
refer for study and recommendation on matters relating to discrimination
against women on the grounds of sex. The Commission can also
recommend programs, policies, and legislation to promote and
insure equal rights and opportunities for all women.
Beauty and the Geeks
Ask a roomful of female executives about their experiences working
in male-dominated Silicon Valley and every one will have a litany
of grievances. Salon feature.
Valley superwoman 'myth' examined
The lives of successful female executives run counter to the
myth that women can have it all: a high-powered professional
career, loving family, and satisfying personal relationship --
if only they learn how to properly organize their time, according
to a new book coauthored by UC Santa Cruz lecturer Peggy Downes
9 to 5 Bay Area
Working women's issues and support. Job survival hotline: 1-800-522-0925.
American Business Women's Association
Opportunities for women in business to grow personally and professionally.
Bay Area Business Woman
Our intention is to build community by connecting businesswomen
(and local nonprofit agencies which offer services to women)
to each other and the larger community.
Indian Business & Professional Women (IBPW)
A non-profit support network for business
and professional women that promotes education, leadership and
self-development through seminars and workshops. Seminars are
open to women and men of Indian and non-Indian origin.
Provides breastfeeding moms a safe, comfortable, clean place
to nurse during outdoor events such as street fairs, festivals,
and concerts. Owned by Nonie Veccia of Milpitas.
Silicon Valley Women
We are Chinese women who live and work in Silicon Valley - a
group of mature female professionals and independent individuals.