Success Strategies From Women in STEM, Second Edition: A Portable Mentor

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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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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 colleagues, educational developers, and writing and learning specialists to support undergraduate students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and Psychology. She has been formally recognized for excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching at two top-tier universities in Canada.
Ms. Pritchard has presented seminars and facilitated workshops for women in STEM at all academic levels in North America and Europe. The hosting institutions have included the University of California Berkeley (USA), the University of Leicester (UK), Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium), and the Universidade de Lisboa (Portugal). Her work has also been presented at international, national and regional scientific conferences, women in science meetings, and education conferences. Ms. Pritchard is one of the editors of the first and second editions of Success Strategies from Women in STEM: A Portable Mentor

Dr. Grant’s long-standing commitment to excellence in science and engineering is demonstrated by her considerable STEM leadership at local, state, national, and international levels; she is particularly passionate about empowering women STEM faculty. A tenured Full Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular (CBE) engineering, she is the first Associate Dean of Faculty Development and Special Initiatives in NCSU’s College of Engineering at North Carolina State University (NCSU). In this role, she is responsible for developing and implementing new initiatives to empower engineering faculty at all ranks in the major realms of faculty life (i.e., research, teaching and outreach) and for oversight of the reappointment, promotion and tenure process. She obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Brown University in 1984 and graduate degrees (M.S. and Ph.D.) from Georgia Institute of Technology in 1986 and 1989. One of only four African American women chemical engineering full professors in the United States, her research interests are in interfacial phenomena and cell based biomedical systems.

Dr. Grant has served her profession as a leader in the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) as a member of the Board of Directors and the Chemical Technology Operating Council. She has also been Visiting Senior Scholar at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), an Expert in the National Science Foundation (NSF) Engineering Directorate, and a National Academy of Engineering Boeing Senior Scholar. Dr. Grant’s awards include: NSF Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Math and Engineering Mentoring, and the Council for Chemical Research Diversity Award, YWCA Academy of Women Award in Science and Technology, and induction into Sigma Iota Rho, an International Honor Society. She is the founding director of the Promoting Underrepresented Presence on Science and Engineering Faculties (PURPOSE) Institute, focused on both innovative programs for faculty, and fostering authentic dialogs with engineering deans on diversity in STEM faculties. A certified coach, her company, CoolSci Productions™ LLC (www.creativegrowth4u.com), empowers STEM individuals at all levels in the academy towards excellence in career and professional development via Leveraged Empowerment workshops on mentoring and academic career development for NSF ADVANCE programs at Purdue, Cornell, and Texas A&M, promote STEM faculty development while providing diverse role models for students. Dr. Grant has mentored and empowered thousands of faculty, students and postdoctoral fellows. A champion of work-life integration, she is married to Kwame Yeboah, an alternative energy expert; they are parents of Kofie Yeboah who is pursuing a career in sports broadcasting.

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