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Transforming Your STEM Career Through Leadership and Innovation

Inspiration and Strategies for Women

Transforming Your STEM Career Through Leadership and Innovation offers valuable information on what it means to be a leader and innovator and encourages you to discover and develop these skills for yourself. This book integrates leadership and innovation principles with personal examples and profiles of inspirational women. By providing a clear process on how to build upon your personal strengths to realize leadership and innovation goals, this book will inspire you to pick up the mantle and meet the critical need for leadership and innovation in the STEM fields. This is a must-have guide that is relevant and valuable for women in all stages of their careers.


Women pursuing or involved in a career in the STEM fields who are interested in developing skills as leaders and innovators. This includes female students and academics as well as regulatory and industry professionals. Additional markets include academic and professional women’s organizations in these areas, as well as leadership development programs, innovation and technology conferences and professional development training and workshops.

Paperback, 200 Pages

Published: November 2012

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-396993-4


  • Chapter 1: A Call to Leadership

    Chapter 2: Why Innovation Matters Even More Today

    Chapter 3: Why More Women Don’t Lead and Innovate

    Chapter 4: Leadership and Innovation Characteristics

    Chapter 5: Developing the Leader in You

    Chapter 6: Innovate - today!

    Chapter 7: Women Leaders Must Support Each Other

    Chapter 8: The Don’t Quit Plan for Sustained Leadership and Innovation


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