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Becoming leaders

a practical handbook for women in engineering, science, and technology

by F. Mary Williams

  • 359 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by American Society of Civil Engineers in Reston, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women in engineering -- United States,
  • Women in science -- United States,
  • Women -- Education (Graduate) -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementF. Mary Williams, Carolyn J. Emerson.
    ContributionsEmerson, Carolyn J.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsT36 .W55 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16505041M
    ISBN 10078440920X
    ISBN 109780784409206
    LC Control Number2008006300


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