Today marks the 100th birthday of world renowned archaeologist and anthropologist, Mary Leakey. For the past 100 years, Mary has been an inspiration for scientists, as well as a role model for the advancement of women in science fields. To commemorate her great accomplishments, we are featuring several titles that celebrate women in science.
Happy Birthday Mary Leakey!
Beyond Bias and Barriers: Fulfilling the Potential of Women in Academic Science and Engineering348 pages | Hardcover | Price: $45.85The United States economy relies on the productivity, entrepreneurship, and creativity of its people. To maintain its scientific and engineering leadership amid increasing economic and educational globalization, the United States must aggressively pursue the… [more]
Nobel Prize Women in Science: Their Lives, Struggles, and Momentous Discoveries, Second Edition464 pages | Paperback | Price: $17.95Since 1901 there have been over three hundred recipients of the Nobel Prize in the sciences. Only ten of them — about 3 percent — have been women. Why?In this updated version of Nobel Prize Women in Science, Sharon Bertsch McGrayne… [more]
Blueprint for the Future: Framing the Issues of Women in Science in a Global Context: Summary of a Workshop126 pages | Paperback | Price: $35.10The scientific work of women is often viewed through a national or regional lens, but given the growing worldwide connectivity of most, if not all, scientific disciplines, there needs to be recognition of how different social, political, and economic… [more]
To Recruit and Advance: Women Students and Faculty in Science and Engineering148 pages | Paperback | Price: $26.95Although more women than men participate in higher education in the United States, the same is not true when it comes to pursuing careers in science and engineering. To Recruit and Advance: Women Students and Faculty in Science and Engineering identifies and… [more]
Women’s Adventures in Science SeriesSet | Price: $80.55What would it be like to build the first robot that could interact with people? Or to study human remains in search of criminal evidence?In Women’s Adventures in Science, readers will learn about the trailblazing women who are… [more]