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Main Title Becoming leaders : a practical handbook for women in engineering, science, and technology /
Author Williams, F. Mary.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Emerson, Carolyn J.
Publisher American Society of Civil Engineers,
Year Published 2008
OCLC Number 192050100
ISBN 9780784409206; 078440920X
Subjects Women in engineering--United States ; Women in science--United States ; Women--Education (Graduate)--United States ; Wissenschaftlerin ; Ingenieurin ; Frauenarbeit ; Fèuhrungskraft ; USA
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJAM  T36.W55 2008 WISE Region 3 Library/Philadelphia, PA 04/14/2014
Collation xii, 199 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Women are leaders -- Strategies for students in STEM -- Graduate studies -- Job hunting and gender -- Career path and progress -- Personal networks and mentors -- Work-life balance -- Family support -- Time management -- Media appearances are opportunities -- Tenure strategies for new university faculty -- Proactive diversity for academic deans and department heads -- Women in the public service -- Diversity management and accountability -- Sexual harassment -- Organizations for women in STEM -- Commonly asked questions and sample answers -- Promoting women's participation -- Women in engineering, science, and technology. "You are a woman pursuing a successful career in engineering, science, or technology, and you are prepared to work hard. But you must also work "smart." Becoming Leaders is about working smart - and about making the choices that are right for you, your talents, and your life, wherever you are in your career." "Williams and Emerson consulted research on a wide range of topics of interest to women in different stages of their careers. They present important, timely information alongside practical tips. Chapters can be read in any order, with road maps for students, career women, faculty, and managers."--Jacket.