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WiSM Reading List

This list will continue to grow, as more people make suggestions, so please check back regularly.

Every Other Thursday: Stories and Strategies from Successful Women Scientists by E Daniell

  • Available soon from Booth Library


African American Women Chemists by JE Brown


Breaking into the Lab: Engineering Progress for Women in Science by SV Rosser


A to Z of Women in Science and Math by L Yount


A Lab of My Own: Historical Lessons and Prescriptions for the Future by NB Schwartz

Getting the Most out of Your Mentoring Relationships: A Handbook for Women in STEM by DJ Dean


Leaks in the Pipeline to Math, Science, and Technology Careers edited by JE Jacobs and SD Simpkins


The Madame Curie Complex: The Hidden History of Women in Science by JD Jardins

My Dream of Stars: From Daughter of Iran to Space Pioneer by A Anousheh


Patently Female: from AZT to TV Dinners, Stories of Women Inventors and Their Breakthrough Ideas by EA Vare and G Ptacek


The Science on Women and Science edited by CH Sommers


Women in Engineering: Professional Life edited by ME Layne


Women in Science: A Social and Cultural History by R Watts


Women in Science: Then and Now by V Gornick


Women Don't Ask: Negotiation of the Gender Divide by L Babcock and S Laschever

Women's Experiences in Leadership in K-16 Science Education Communities edited by KC Wiesman and MH Weinburgh


Women's Ways of Knowing: The Development of Self, Voice, and Mind by MF Belenky, BM Clinchy, NR Goldberger, and JM Tarule