Terri Mitchell on Leadership: Gather Data and then Trust Your Gut
July 2019. Terri Mitchell describes the roles and qualities of leadership.
Delivering through Diversity by McKinsey
Jan 2018. Research based on 1000+ companies in 12 countries demonstrates the correlation between diversity leadership and financial out performance.
Women in the Workplace by McKinsey
Oct 2019. The fifth year of research by McKinsey in partnership with LeanIn.Org on women in the workplace. Data on the current stat, and the progression since 2015 based on interactions with 600 companies, surveys of 250K+ people, and 100+ in-depth one-on-one interviews.
Catalyst : Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM): Quick Take
June 2019. Snapshot on how women are represented in STEM at the college and professional levels worldwide.
Female peer mentors early in college increase women’s positive academic experiences and retention in engineering
June 2017. Female mentoring and a sense of belonging increases retention of women in engineering majors at the collegiate level.
Her STEM Career: Adventures of 51 Remarkable Women (Book One) Paperback by Diane Propsner
May 15, 2018. While written for middle school girls, this book provides wonderful examples of women in STEM careers. Great read for anyone looking for ideas to turn their love of science, technology, engineering or math into a fulfilling career.
Invisable Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men by Caroline Criado Perez
Caroline Criado Perez investigates the root causes of gender inequality of women in their personal and professional lives based on studies from around the world, but primarily in the US and UK. Eye opening information and emphasizes the need for more women in leadership positions in all aspects of our society.
Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth
Angela Duckworth’s book demonstrates that you don’t need to be a genius or have unusual talent to succeed. What you need is a special blend of passion and persistence she calls “grit.”