Category: Books

Alternative Careers

Two resources on careers outside of academe: Link for alternative careers for oceanographers (from TOS): Book on how to change careers (Fiske’s Put your science to work book published by AGU:

The MPOWIR Book Club

The Difference: How the Power of Diversity Creates Better Groups, Firms, Schools, and Societies by Scott E. Page Rather than ponder moral questions like, ‘Why can’t we all get along?’  Dr. Page asks practical ones like, ‘How can we all

Book on Mothers in Science, 64 ways to have it all

The Royal Society has put together a booklet about 64 different women and their varied paths to motherhood and research career aspirations. A pdf version of the booklet is available here: Scroll to the bottom of the page to

The MPOWIR Book Club

Motherhood, the Elephant in the Laboratory is a collection of essays in which women directly address the challenges of being mothers in the scientific workforce.   Every Other Thursday focuses on group mentoring and explores ways to navigate through professional