Penetrating the Tungsten Barrier : A Survival Guide for Female Scientists And Engineers (Paperback)

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Written for women, but useful for anyone who aspires to be a scientist. The author lays it all out from how to choose a career to getting along with co-workers. In between she tells you how to choose a school, get research funding, and how to play the game of politics. Do you want to be taken seriously? Do you want to understand at least some of what's happening in the halls and laboratories of your institution? Do you want a guidebook through the land of scientific culture? Read this book. Comments from professionals who have read the book: 'I enjoyed reading it very much. It's the kind of information I wished that I had when I went into the profession.'-- Dr. Sue V. RosserDean of the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts at Georgia Tech and Professor of History, Technology, and Society; 'Being a female engineer is a lonely road; you don't know the rules of the game. I wish there had been a primer for women when I entered the field. Dr. Swanson lays it out...a must read for women scientists and engineers.' -- Mary Lacey, Senior Engineer; 'This is a great book! Dr. Swanson surveyed over a hundred women who actively work in science or engineering for realistic information. Along with the insights into conditions women face, Dr. Swanson's unique book provides valuable, insider advice.' -- Dr. Margaret M. Francis, JD, PhD, CPA, APC, Computer Scientist; 'I am convinced that your book should be required reading for everyone (males and females) before leaving undergraduate school.'-- Dr. Francisco Santiago, Senior Physicist; 'Some painful stories need to be told, so that humans might learn to do better. The challenge is to tell them constructively. That's what is great about your book.'--Dr. Barbara Sanborn, Physicist and Mathematician.


Publisher Createspace Independent Pub
Mfg Part# 9781419602054
SKU 202893175
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1419602055
Release Date 8/13/2012
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0182
Publisher Booksurge Publishing
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