Success Strategies from Women in Stem: A Portable Mentor, Second Edition, is a comprehensive and accessible manual containing career advice, mentoring support, and professional development strategies for female scientists in the STEM fields.
This updated text contains new and essential chapters on leadership and negotiation, important coverage of career management, networking, social media, communication skills, and more. The work is accompanied by a companion website that contains annotated links, a list of print and electronic resources, self-directed learning objects, frequently asked questions, and more.
With an increased focus on international relevance, this comprehensive text contains shared stories and vignettes that will help women pursuing or involved in STEM careers develop the necessary professional and personal skills to overcome obstacles to advancement.
Publisher: Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
Number of pages: 518
Weight: 800 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 25 mm
Edition: 2nd edition
"...most scientists at early stages in their careers would find this book extraordinarily useful..."
-Ann M. Flower, University of North Dakota School of Medicine for MICROBE (2006)
"...aimed at women embarking on a career in science of in their final years of training for such a role."
- CHEMISTRY WORLD (2006)
"...this book contains useful advice for women and men at all stages of their careers."
- JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL EDUCATION (June 2006)
"...valuable career guide which is relevant not only to scientists and academics but also women in other fields."
- Margaret Dane, Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services, CEO (2006)