Using the approach of the popular Discovery Channel TV show MythBusters to seek the truth based on research, experiential knowledge, and history, consider the following leadership myths busted! For more leadership myths that I’ve busted, read on in my book: Transforming Your STEM Career Through Leadership and Innovation and as featured this week on ELSEVIER CONNECT’s article 8 Myths […]Read More.
According to Cisco’s CEO John Chambers, ”The data is startling. At Cisco, less than 25% of our employees — and our leaders — are women.” He continued, “I realize that, while I believe I am relatively enlightened, I have not consistently walked the talk… What we have been doing hasn’t worked, and it is time […]Read More.
Overcoming Adversity As professional females, within the STEM field and in all fields, we have many questions to ponder during Women’s History Month. How do some women handle the most difficult situations imaginable and come out on top, time and again? Can this amazing resilience, positivity, and ability to handle adversity be “taught?” This is […]Read More.
Let me remind you how much you matter. This may not be easy for many of you to believe. In theory, the “optimistic” personality classification supposedly falls on approximately 11% of the population in the U.S. There’s a good chance you’re surrounded by the 89% – but don’t despair! You can still achieve your dreams by […]Read More.
The devastating loss of the lives of 20 innocent children and eight adults in Newtown, Connecticut is one of the most tragic and heartbreaking events in the recent history of our nation. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families enduring this senseless and horrific incident. As I listened to the President’s comments and statement that, “We’re […]Read More.
I have the pleasure of meeting amazing STEM professionals across the U.S., China, Romania, Spain and many other countries I travel to as a researcher, keynote speaker, and technical advisor. Sometimes, I’m the only woman in the room. When I’m not, I always try to connect with the other female professionals. I am very fortunate […]Read More.