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Breaking in : women's accounts of how choices shape STEM careers
First edition..

Ann. Wolverton Lisa Ann Nagaoka; Mimi Wolverton 2015

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  • Title:
    Breaking in : women's accounts of how choices shape STEM careers
  • Author: Ann. Wolverton
  • Lisa Ann Nagaoka; Mimi Wolverton
  • Subjects: Women in science; Women scientists; Women in science; Women scientists
  • Description: The realities of breaking in -- Fascination, fun, and flexibility / Cynthia Barnhart -- A curious mind / Linda S. Birnbaum -- The consummate professor / Susan Blessing -- Academia : a good fit / Teresa D. Golden -- A life full of serendipitous options / Sharon Hays -- Enjoying a life that fits / Angela Hessler -- An ardent adventurer / Bonnie F. Jacobs -- Just happened to be in the right place at the right time, and incredibly bright / Radia Perlman -- The realities of choice -- Is the past the present? -- Hidden choices -- Choices: Is the past the future?
    This volume showcases the stories of eight women scientists who have achieved successful careers in the academy, industry and government. Breaking In offers insights into the challenges and barriers that women face in entering STEM, while also describing these women's motivations, the choices they made along their paths, and the intellectual satisfactions and excitement of scientific discovery they derive from their work.--From Association for Women in Science (AWIS) website.
  • Edition: First edition..
  • Publisher: Sterling, Virginia : Stylus
  • Creation Date: 2015
  • Format: xiii, 243 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm..
  • Language: English
  • Identifier: ISBN9781579224288;ISBN1579224288;ISBN9781579224295;ISBN1579224296
  • Source: 01SAUNI ALMA
  • Alma MMS ID: 991001356062102845

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