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Women in Science and Education
Mothering from the field : the impact of motherhood on site-based research by
Publication Date: 2019
Mothering from the Field offers both a mosaic of perspectives from current women scientists' experiences of conducting field research across a variety of sub-disciplines while raising children, and an analytical framework to understand how we can redefine methodological and theoretical contributions based on mothers' experiences.
Success Strategies from Women in STEM by
Publication Date: 2015-06-11
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.
Becoming Leaders by
Publication Date: 2019-02-22
This handbook provides readers with action plan elements for achieving important goals--both personal and organizational. Written both to support career success and to encourage leadership self-awareness.
Contexts for Diversity and Gender Identities in Higher Education by
Publication Date: 2018-09-17
Using comparative international perspectives, this volume looks at how different nations and cultures experience power, privilege, identity, and inclusion with respect to participation in tertiary education, with a specific focus on gender identities.
Gender and Sexual Diversity in U. S. Higher Education: Contexts and Opportunities for LGBTQ College Students by
Publication Date: 2015-12-14
Specific foci include: transgender identity development, understanding intersections of sexual orientation and gender identity with other salient identities such as faith/religion/spirituality, race, social class, and ability, and studies about LGBTQ students in special-mission institutions (for example, Historically Black Colleges and Universities, religiously affiliated institutions, or women's colleges).
Communicating As Women in STEM by
Publication Date: 2018-09-19
Communicating as Women in STEM discusses various communication styles, also demonstrating how principles can be applied during interpersonal interactions in day-to-day environments. It provides women and other underrepresented groups, faculty and administrators with the tools they need to break barriers raised by different communication styles within the STEM fields.
Blueprint for the Future by
Publication Date: 2012-10-02
In April 2011, a committee overseen by the National Academies' standing Committee on Women in Science, Engineering, and Medicine (CWSEM) convened a workshop entitled, "Blueprint for the Future: Framing the Issues of Women in Science in a Global Context" in Washington, D.C. CWSEM's goals are to coordinate, monitor, and advocate action to increase the participation of women in science, engineering, and medicine. The scope of the workshop was limited to women's participation in three scientific disciplines: chemistry, computer science, mathematics, and statistics.
Women as Creators of Change
Black Women As Leaders by
Call Number: HD6054.2.U6 M347 2019
Publication Date: 2019-03-14
This book examines how Black women have identified challenges in major social institutions across history and demonstrated adaptive leadership in mobilizing people to tackle those challenges facing Black communities.
Votes for Women by
Call Number: KF4895 .L46 2019
Publication Date: 2019-03-26
A richly illustrated history of women's suffrage in the United States that highlights underrecognized activists. Marking the centenary of the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment in 1920, Votes for Women is the first richly illustrated book to reveal the history and complexity of the national suffrage movement.
Call Number: JK1924 .J66 2020
Publication Date: 2020-09-08
The epic history of African American women's pursuit of political power -- and how it transformed America. In Vanguard, acclaimed historian Martha S. Jones offers a new history of African American women's political lives in America. She recounts how they defied both racism and sexism to fight for the ballot, and how they wielded political power to secure the equality and dignity of all persons.
Why I March by
Publication Date: 2017-02-21
The Women's March began with one cause, women's rights, but quickly became a movement around the many issues that were hotly debated during the 2016 U.S. presidential race--immigration, health care, environmental protections, LGBTQ rights, racial justice, freedom of religion, and workers' rights, among others. ABRAMS Image presents Why I March to honor the movement, give back to it, and promote future activism in the same vein.
The Diverse Voices of Women
Call Number: Popular Reading Books, Level 2 Doyle
Publication Date: 2020-03-10
New York Times Bestseller.
This is how you find yourself. It is the story of how one woman learned that a responsible mother is not one who slowly dies for her children, but one who shows them how to fully live. It is the story of navigating divorce, forming a new blended family, and discovering that the brokenness or wholeness of a family depends not on its structure but on each member's ability to bring her full self to the table.
Queen Mothers by
Publication Date: 2019-12-01
This text will interrogate contexts where Black women may function as Queen Mothers and contest the trivialization of their manifold contributions. Questions explored are: 1) How are Black women positioned to mother, teach and lead others in personal and professional spaces? 2) What are the experiences of Black women mothering, teaching and leading their own children, families, and communities? 3) How has spirituality influenced the leadership styles of Black women and mothers and teachers?
This Is All I Got by
Call Number: HV4506.N6 S25 2020
Publication Date: 2020-04-28
A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK * From an award-winning journalist, a poignant and gripping immersion in the life of a young, homeless single mother amid her quest to find stability and shelter in the richest city in America.
The Moment of Lift by
Call Number: Popular Reading Books, Level 2 Gates
Publication Date: 2019-04-23
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
"This book is an urgent manifesto for an equal society where women are valued and recognized in all spheres of life. Most of all, it is a call for unity, inclusion and connection. We need this message more than ever." -- Malala Yousafzai
Honouring the Strength of Indian Women by
Publication Date: 2019-05-10
A collaboration by four Indigenous writers and scholars steeped in values of Indigenous ethics and editing practices, the volume features Manuel's most famous play, "Strength of Indian Women"--first performed in 1992 and still one of the most important literary works to deal with the trauma of residential schools--along with an assemblage of plays, written between the late 1980s until Manuel's untimely passing in 2010, that were performed but never before published.
Re/Assembling the Pregnant and Parenting Teenager by
Publication Date: 2017-12-26
What might result if we were able to turn questions of judgement about pregnant and parenting teenagers into questions of interest about their sense of self and identity-making? This book takes up the challenge, offering a re/assemblage of what is, can be and perhaps should be known about teenage pregnancy and parenting in the context of the twenty-first century. In offering a multi-disciplinary reading of the narratives of young men and women, this volume engages with the ambiguity shared by all of us in confronting the life transition that is pregnancy and parenting.
The Kilroys' List by
Publication Date: 2017-03-20
Not your typical book of monologues, this new collection embodies the mission of The Kilroys, an advocacy group founded in 2013 to raise awareness for the underutilized work of female and female-identifying playwrights. The collection is comprised of monologues from "The List”-- the result of an industry survey to locate the most highly-regarded, underproduced plays by women and trans playwrights.
Disinherited Generations by
Publication Date: 2013-07-03
This oral autobiography of two remarkable Cree women tells their life stories against a backdrop of government discrimination, First Nations activism, and the resurgence of First Nations communities. Those interested in human rights, activism, history, and Indigenous Studies will find that these personal stories, enriched by detailed notes and photographs, form a passionate record of an important, continuing struggle.