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Title Women of color in STEM [electronic resource] : navigating the workforce / edited by Julia Ballenger, Texas A & M University-Commerce, Barbara Polnick, Sam Houston State University, Beverly lrby, Texas A & M University.
Publication Info. Charlotte, NC : Information Age Publishing, Inc., [2017]

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Description xvii, 208 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Research on women and education.
eBook Academic Collection - North America
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Foreword -- Introduction -- Part I. Women of color in STEM : resilience and opportunity. What Plato took for granted : an examination of the first five African female mathematicians and what that says about resistance to the western epistemological canon / Nicole M. Joseph -- Women of color in the STEM academic workplace / Lindsay Johnson, Kecia M. Thomas, and Lindsay Brown -- Breaking barriers : inspiring stories about NASA women of color / Lisa Brown, Andrea Foster, and Barbara Polnick -- Mathematics literacy, identity resilience, and opportunity sixty years since Brown v. Board : counternarratives of a five-generation family / Jacqueline Leonard, Erica N. Walker, and Nicole M. Joseph -- Part II. Women of color in STEM : stories of struggles and success. The fulfillment of a mother's dream : an African woman's story of struggle and success in science / Cailisha L. Petty and Catherin Dinitra White -- Navigating the STEM landscape : examining the role of spatial reasoning for women of color / Samina Hadi-Tabassum -- Diversity in STEM? : challenges influencing the experiences of African American female engineers / Delores Rice -- Present but not accounted for : examining how intersectional identities create a double bind for and affect leadership of women of color in educational settings / Adrienne R. Carter-Sowell, Danielle D. Dickens, Gabe H. Miller, and Carla A. Zimmerman.
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Subject Women in science.
Women scientists.
Professions -- Women.
African American women in the professions.
Added Author Ballenger, Julia, 1949-
Polnick, Barbara.
Irby, Beverly J.
eBook Academic Collection - North America
Added Title Women of color in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
ISBN 9781681237060 (paperback)
1681237067 (paperback)
9781681237077 (hardcover)
1681237075 (hardcover)
9781681237084 (ebook)
OCLC # sseb_ssj0001815237
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