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 from leading women in Science, Technology, Engineering
and Mathematics (STEM) fields. The updated coverage of key
topics such as career management, networking, and communication
is complemented by new chapters on leadership, negotiation, and
social media that recognize the increasingly global and
collaborative nature of work in STEM.
The book also contains engaging anecdotes and real-life stories
that illustrate practical applications of the lessons contained
in individual chapters. It is a valuable resource for STEM
professionals at any stage of their careers as they develop the
professional and personal skills they need to be successful. A
companion site provides additional support materials, annotated
web links, and authoritative information on the topics addressed
in this new edition.
• Preserves the style and tone of the previous edition by
bringing together mentors, trainees and early career
professionals in a series of conversations about significant
topics related to STEM fields, including communication, balance,
time management and more.
• Identifies strategies that can improve readers’ career
success and contains stories to elucidate, engage and inspire.
• Provides an enhanced and accessible mentoring manual from
successful women engaged in STEM careers.
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. As Learning & Curriculum Support Librarian at the
University of Guelph 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.