She’s a Mother of an Engineer!

Women in Engineering Newsletter

Mother’s Day 2006
Sunday 14th May


 

Links for the Ladies

 

We’ve collected some links to websites that we think are of interest to women.  We will continue to add to this list.  You can pass them on to Mum, friends, sisters – guys may like them too!  If your Mum hasn’t used the Web much, this could give her a good starting point…

 

(Note: These are links to external sites.  WIE takes no responsibility for the content.)

 

Finding Answers

 

Google – popular search engine http://www.google.com/

Wikipedia – multilingual, community developed encyclopaedia http://www.wikipedia.org/

Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy – put a twist in your information http://www.bbc.co.uk/dna/h2g2/

 

Media

 

ABC http://abc.net.au/  | Channel 7 http://seven.com.au/

Channel 9 http://ninemsn.com.au/ | Channel 10 http://www.ten.com.au/

SBS http://sbs.com.au/ | ABC2 http://www.abc.net.au/tv/abc2/

Enough Rope – transcripts available for all interviews http://www.abc.net.au/tv/enoughrope/

West Australian http://www.thewest.com.au/

The Australian http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/

Quokka - http://quokka.com.au/

 

Communities

 

Flickr – photo sharing site – try browsing the last 7 days.  Reloading pages will show new photos http://flickr.com/

Multiply – personal space for your thoughts, blogs, photos http://multiply.multiply.com/

Family Lobby – a place for setting up family websites http://www.familylobby.com/

 

Home Arts

 

Gardening Australia http://www.abc.net.au/gardening/

Better Homes and Gardens http://www.bhg.com.au/

Mitre 10 projects - http://www.mitre10.com.au/

Bunnings - http://www.bunnings.com.au/

 

Humour

 

Dilbert – Subscribe to “daily Dilbert” http://dilbert.com/

Chaser – Irreverent Australian humour http://www.chaser.com.au/

Peanuts - http://www.unitedmedia.com/comics/peanuts/

Mr Bean - http://www.mrbean.co.uk/

Bruno Bozzetto - animated shorts http://www.bozzetto.com/homepage2.htm

e.g. Male and Female http://www.bozzetto.com/flash/fem_male.htm

 

Inspiration

 

Chicken Soup – join the daily email list and get something positive in your email each day.http://www.chickensoup.com/

Oprah – http://oprah.com/

Make a Wish Foundation - http://www.makeawish.org.au/

Starlight Foundation - http://www.starlight.org.au/

Patch Adams - http://patchadams.org/

Greenpeace - http://www.greenpeace.org/

 

Travel

 

QANTAS http://qantas.com.au/  

Virgin http://www.virginblue.com.au/

Exchange Rates http://www.xe.com/ucc/

 

 


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