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Paths to Discovery: Autobiographies from Chicanas with careers in science, mathematics and engineering

Cantu, Norma E., (ed.)

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ISBN 10: 0895511193 / ISBN 13: 9780895511195
Published by UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center, Los Angeles, 2008
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Through their testimonios¿personal stories¿a group of trailblazing Chicanas trace how their interest in math and science at a young age developed into professional careers. Bookseller Inventory # 006685

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Title: Paths to Discovery: Autobiographies from ...

Publisher: UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center, Los Angeles

Publication Date: 2008

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:New

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In Paths to Discovery a group of extraordinary Chicanas trace how their interest in math and science at a young age developed into a passion fed by talent and determination. Today they are teaching at major universities, setting public and institutional policy, and pursuing groundbreaking research. These testimonios―personal stories―will encourage young Chicanas to enter the fields of mathematics, science, and engineering and to create futures in classrooms, boardrooms, and laboratories across the nation.

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Norma E. Cantu is professor of English and U.S. Latina/o literatures at the University of Texas, San Antonio. The contributors include Elma Gonzalez, Aida Hurtado, Diana Marinez, Cleopatria Mart'nez, Lupita D. Montoya, Elvia Elisa Niebla, Elizabeth Rodriguez-Johnson, Elsa Cantu Ruiz, Deborah Santiago, Lydia Villa-Komaroff, Maria Elena Zavala, and Martha Cecilia Zuniga.

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