Success Strategies From Women In Stem: A Portable Mentor

Paperback | June 26, 2015

byPeggy A. PritchardEditorChristine Grant

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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. Preserves the style and tone of the first edition by bringing together mentors, trainees and early-career professionals in a series of conversations about important topics related to careers in STEM fields, such as leadership, time stress, negotiation, networking, social media and more Identifies strategies that can improve career success along with stories that elucidate, engage, and inspire Companion website provides authoritative information from successful women engaged in STEM careers, including annotated links to key organizations, associations, granting agencies, teaching support materials, and more

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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 ...

Peggy A. Pritchard is a career information specialist and academic librarian highly experienced in designing and delivering innovative curricula to foster the development of a range of academic literacies and professional competencies. In her current position at the University of Guelph (Canada) she works collaboratively with faculty c...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:518 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:June 26, 2015Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Foreword

Introduction

Chapter 1 Career Management - Peggy A. Pritchard

Chapter 2 Networking - Jodie L. Rummer

Chapter 3 Mentoring:Empowering Your Success - Christine S. Grant

Chapter 4 Mental Toughness - Peggy A. Pritchard

Chapter 5 Time Stress - Peggy A. Pritchard

Chapter 6 Personal Style - M. Elizabeth Cannon and Kathleen Sendall

Chapter 7 Communicating Science - Jodie L. Rummer and Lori L. Isom

Chapter 8 Strategically Using Social Media - Emily S. Darling and Jodie L. Rummer

Chapter 9 Negotiating with Emotional Intelligence- Joretha G. Johnson

Chapter 10 A Call to Leadership - Pamela McCauley and Elizabeth Lee

Chapter 11 Climbing the Ladder - Ilene J. Busch-Vishniac

Chapter 12 - Balancing Professional and Personal Life - Wendy M. Williams, Susan M. Barnett and Elaine Wethington

Chapter 13 - Transitions - Margaret-Ann Armour and Dorothy Tovell

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"...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)