Transforming Your STEM Career Through Leadership and Innovation

Inspiration and Strategies for Women


  • Pamela McCauley Bush, Associate Professor, University of Central Florida and Director of the Ergonomics Laboratory, Industrial Engineering and Management Systems Department and Chief Technology Officer, Bush Enterprises/Tech-Solutions, Inc, Orlando, FL

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.
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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.


Book information

  • Published: November 2012
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-396993-4

Table of Contents

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