By Lynnette Madsen
Presents a various point of view of profitable, inspirational and revolutionary girls in technology and engineering
Women of this present day from 29 international locations offer overviews in their profitable careers, the demanding situations they confronted, and supply recommendation. they've got lived within the comparable period, and maybe additionally an identical setting as you.
Successful ladies Ceramic and Glass Scientists and Engineers: a hundred Inspirational Profiles features girls born within the 1920’s to 1970’s. Reflecting a variety of backgrounds and varied sectors of the group, their profiles include:
̶- Affiliation, issues of touch, accomplishments (most-cited book, so much prestigious recognitions/awards, etc.), own perception on her top occupation moment
̶ short biography, highlights of her successes, pictures from her career
̶ own statement on her personal occupation and tips for more youthful scientists construction careers
This e-book offers novelty, suggestion, motivation and a brilliant viewpoint for the subsequent iteration of scientists and engineers looking interesting and satisfying careers. This booklet might be worthy to mentors/professors, scholars and potential scholars in technological know-how and engineering, students of gender reports, and clinical and engineering societies and organizations.
“Lynnette Madsen has performed an excellent carrier in scripting this e-book, not only for ladies, yet for society at huge, simply because within the twenty-first century, we will be able to not underutilize or forget about that half the best."
̶ Rita Colwell, Director, usa nationwide technology beginning 1998-2004, extraordinary collage Professor, collage of Maryland, university Park, and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg institution of Public Health
"The booklet exhibits that possibilities in technology exist in lots of nations all over the world. analyzing concerning the ways in which took these girls to their present positions is a thrilling adventure."
̶ Yury Gogotsi, Professor, Drexel University
"In addition to chronicling careers of serious scientists, this e-book offers an array of profession paths to younger ladies and males -- a needs to read."
̶ Dr. Rainer Waser, Professor, Aachen college, Germany
“It is inspiring to work out that the profitable girls highlighted during this paintings are imminent lifestyles with braveness and pleasure; they're altering paradigms and serving as voices for younger ladies. they're enthusiastic about creating a distinction and breaking boundaries; they're stylish and fabulous."
̶ Dr. Olivia Graeve, Professor, college of California, San Diego
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My career has taken me around the world, enabled me to pursue meaningful research, and eventually provided me the privilege and responsibility of leading change in higher education and in industry. If we all join together in actions great and small, we can transform stones into sand, and sand into glass. I chose a narrow area of materials science and engineering to make a point—there are plenty of successful women out there! Mildred Dresselhaus was a co-recipient of the Enrico Fermi Award and was also awarded the Kavli Prize.
My goal was simply to the keep the format of each profile similar. In most cases, I could choose All Databases plus I allowed each woman to make corrections (so that they captured any name changes or other variations). edu/faculty/salamanca-riba). Chung and Lourdes Salamanca-Riba. Dresselhaus. Alex Navrotsky. Nava Setter and Gretchen Kalonji both have strong ties to Tanzania. Savitz. Alex Navrotsky maintains strong connections with both geosciences and ceramics. Many of the women have won prestigious awards; however, only Della Roy has one named after her.