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Becoming leaders : a practical handbook for women in engineering, science, and technology

Author: F Mary Williams; Carolyn J Emerson
Publisher: Reston, Va. : American Society of Civil Engineers, ©2008.
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"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  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: F Mary Williams; Carolyn J Emerson
ISBN: 9780784409206 078440920X
OCLC Number: 192050100
Description: xii, 199 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Contents: 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.
Responsibility: F. Mary Williams, Carolyn J. Emerson.
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Intended to support career success and to encourage leadership self-awareness, this book offers advice, information, and inspiration. It includes roadmaps for students, career women, faculty, and  Read more...

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