Young Women of Achievement: A Resource for Girls in Science, Math, and Technology

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This upbeat, very useful resource guide will give young women everything they need to start exploring and planning a career in science, math, or technology. Part I introduces readers to the many exciting career opportunities available in the sciences and provides specific strategies for planning for a future career in these areas. Part II recounts true stories of girls and young women in the sciences, detailing how they got involved and what they have accomplished. Part III offers timelines of extraordinary women throughout history, inspiring quotations, a list of Web sites specifically geared toward women in the sciences, suggestions for science-oriented computer software, and many other recommended resources.

If you have an interest in science, this excellent guide, full of useful information, will start you on the path toward realizing your career dreams.

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Frances A. Karnes, Ph.D. (Hattiesburg, MS), is the director of The Frances A. Karnes Center for Gifted Studies at the University of Southern Mississippi.
Kristen R. Stephens, Ph.D. (Durham, NC), is the support services coordinator for the Duke University Talent Identification Program.

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"...an excellent reference for encouraging middle and high school girls to consider and pursue careers in these fields." -- NSTA Recommends

"Librarians and career counselors in middle and high schools need copies of this book to share with young women students." -- Kliatt, November 2002

"This upbeat resource guide will give young women everything they need to start exploring and planning a career..." -- Adolescence, Winter 2002

"highly recommended as a valuable resource for all middle and high school mathematics and science educators and counselors." -- Mathematics Teacher, February 2003

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