Success Strategies From Women In Stem: A Portable Mentor by Peggy A. PritchardSuccess Strategies From Women In Stem: A Portable Mentor by Peggy A. Pritchard

Success Strategies From Women In Stem: A Portable Mentor

byPeggy A. PritchardEditorChristine Grant

Paperback | June 26, 2015

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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
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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Title:Success Strategies From Women In Stem: A Portable MentorFormat:PaperbackDimensions:518 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:June 26, 2015Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0123971810

ISBN - 13:9780123971814

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Table of Contents

1. Career Management - Peggy A. Pritchard 2. Networking - Jodie L. Rummer 3. Mentoring:Empowering Your Success - Christine S. Grant 4. Mental Toughness - Peggy A. Pritchard 5. Time Stress - Peggy A. Pritchard 6. Personal Style - M. Elizabeth Cannon and Kathleen Sendall 7. Communicating Science - Jodie L. Rummer and Lori L. Isom 8. Strategically Using Social Media - Emily S. Darling and Jodie L. Rummer 9. Negotiating with Emotional Intelligence- Joretha G. Johnson 10. A Call to Leadership - Pamela McCauley and Elizabeth Lee 11. Climbing the Ladder - Ilene J. Busch-Vishniac 12. Balancing Professional and Personal Life - Wendy M. Williams, Susan M. Barnett and Elaine Wethington 13. Transitions - Margaret-Ann Armour and Dorothy Tovell

Editorial Reviews

"...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)