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Dr. Christine Grant Works Hard to Promote Women in STEM
Dr. Christine Grant catalyzes women influencers, and their male allies, in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) to successfully navigate their academic and career pursuits. Dr. Grant is one of only four African-American women in the U.S. at the rank of Full Chemical Engineering Professor. Her research has focused on interfacial phenomena and more recently biomedical systems. A recipient of the NSF Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Math and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM), Grant has been recognized for broadening the participation, promotion and retention of underrepresented minorities (URM) in STEM.
She has been recognized for her advocacy for women in science and her educational outreach to Ghana, West Africa, by induction into the YWCA Academy of Women in Science and Technology, Sigma Iota Rho, an International Honor Society, and the Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society. Click here for an article where two Drexel University engineering students reveal their thoughts on whether female engineering students need training in handling sexism/ageism?
Click on the video below and watch Dr. Christine Grant as she explores professional development strategies in careers ranging from academic to corporate, and provides a new approach to setting priorities and managing the activities and initiatives you’re passionate about.
Women in STEM, and particularly in engineering, have unique options in a wide range of professions, but often must confront challenges from within and without. As an international speaker, Dr. Grant conducts career coaching and professional development workshops across the United States of America, Ghana and Australia empowering both women and underrepresented minorities on the STEM pathway.
About the Book:
The 2nd Edition of Success Strategies From Women in STEM is a comprehensive and accessible manual that provides valuable strategies, tools, and success tips for women pursuing and involved in STEM careers. This book is the culmination of Grant’s over 30 years of leadership broadening the participation of diverse populations in STEM fields.
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