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Women's influence on inclusion, equity, and diversity in STEM fields

Author: Ursula Thomas; Jill Drake
Publisher: Hershey, PA : IGI Global, [2019]
Series: Advances in educational marketing, administration, and leadership (AEMAL) book series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book investigates the bias, stereotyping, and repression experienced by women within STEM-based career fields. It emphasizes the struggle felt by women within politics, education systems, business environments, STEM careers, as well as issues with advocacy and leadership"--
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Women's influence on inclusion, equity, and diversity in STEM fields.
Hershey, PA : IGI Global, Information Science Reference (an imprint of IGI Global), [2019]
(DLC) 2018060059
(OCoLC)1089256908
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ursula Thomas; Jill Drake
ISBN: 9781522588719 152258871X 9781522588726 1522588728
OCLC Number: 1100071696
Description: 1 online resource (xxv, 333 pages).
Contents: Fortitude- a study of African Americans in surgery in New York City / Robert Kurtz, SUNY, Down State University Medical Center, United States --
Overcoming the layers of obstacles : the journey of a female African American physicist to achieve equity, diversity and inclusiveness / Helen Jackson, African Scientific Institute, United States --
Creating support systems for black women in non-traditional STEM career paths / Tokiwa Smith, KEMET EDUCATIONAL SERVICES LLC, United States --
What sports do you play? actually, my major is mathematics : experiencing STEM as a woman of African descent / Natasha Ramsay-Jordan, University of West Georgia, United States --
Societal factors and workplace perceptions : understanding social determinants of professional stem achievement and persistence for black women / Ashley Huderson, ASME, United States, Brandy Huderson, The University of the District of Columbia, United States --
Navigating the landscape of the stem professoriate : reflections and insights from women of color / Pamela Leggett-Robinson, PLR Consulting, United States, Brandi Campbell Villa, Belay Consulting, United States --
Knowledge sharing practices, ICT, information literacy and STEM career path choices among girls at the secondary school level / Dr. Ursula Thomas, Georgia State University- Perimeter College, United States --
Creating my path : economics to education and technology: how a sales job led to a career in STEM / Tiffany Green-Abdullah, Georgia State University --
Female-to-female mentorship : a strategy for inclusion of black women in STEM leadership in higher education in South Africa / Johannes Ntshilagane Mampane; University of South Africa --
Knowledge sharing practices, ict, information literacy and STEM career path choices among girls at the secondary school level / Mercy Iroaganachi, Covenant University Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria.
Series Title: Advances in educational marketing, administration, and leadership (AEMAL) book series.
Responsibility: Ursula Thomas, Jill Drake.

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Examines the strategies that women across class and cultural groups use and the struggles they face in order to become successful in professional fields that include business, politics, science,  Read more...

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