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Trains & Travails
Price: Free! Words: 4,940. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2018 by M.H. Dartos. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Joseph was told by his boss: get retrained or find a job. Then Joseph is appointed a trainer who is as tech savvy as she is Japanese hot!
Counting Katherine
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 40. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Experience the joy of Katherine; as she gained so much knowledge as a young girl. She made her actions count at an early age, and later achieved greatness in her career as Katherine Coleman Goble Johnson, mathematician, with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
Hidden Figures (Dorothy Vaughan) | Summary
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,610. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Summary of Hidden Figures From Margot Lee Shetterly Dorothy Vaughan By Summary Station Dorothy Vaughan, an American mathematician and the first African-American woman to become a head of personnel at NACA (National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics), was born on September 1910 in Kansas City, Missouri. Dorothy Vaughan was named Dorothy Johnson at birth by her parents Leonard and Annie Johnson.
Hidden Figures: Mary Jackson | Summary
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Summary of Hidden Figures From Margot Lee Shetterly Mary Jackson By Summary Station Every life on Earth is significant by itself. All the people leave some kind of marking upon civilization with their presence. But some of us, leave clear footprints on the world. Some people are so extraordinary and important that they must be remembered and acknowledged in the future.
Hidden Figures: Katherine Johnson | Summary
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,290. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
Summary of Hidden Figures From Margot Lee Shetterly Katherine Johnson: One of the Black Woman Mathematicians Who Worked with NASA on the Space Race By Summary Station Katherine Coleman Goble Johnson is one of the most important pioneers from the American space movement. She is a physicist and a research mathematician who has calculated orbits and trajectories for historic space missions.
Awesome Women of All Time (Little fact Book) 1.0
Price: Free! Words: 9,120. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
Free during March - Women's History Month Awesome women are ones who achieved great, had influenced us all and still does. Their careers, accomplishments and contributions made difference in others life and world history. This compilation of women is the ones who are awesome women of all time.
Mermaid No More: Breaking Women's Culture of Sacrifice
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,890. Language: American English. Published: September 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships
Why do so many women feel obliged to put other people’s needs first—even when they don’t want to? Because, like Andersen’s Little Mermaid, they were trained in what Golden calls the “culture of sacrifice.” Mermaid No more helps you figure out whether you too are a “modern mermaid” and offers pragmatic, specific strategies for overcoming your own pull toward unhealthy self-sacrifice.
Collection 4: Working It Out
Series: Love & Other Brave Acts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,280. Language: Australian English. Published: June 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Workplace culture, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Women in business
Part memoir, part analysis of workplace culture, the fourth book in the Love & Other Brave Acts series considers the world of work and the definition of career success. While Diane Lee acknowledges her excellent education has heightened her sense of entitlement at work, she also mourns her lack of career advancement in a what is still a man's world...
Professor/Mother: The Uneasy Partnership, Femspec v. 8
Series: Femspec Articles. Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Balancing work and family
In 1992, I had given birth to a son and had taken a one-year maternity leave, which thereby extended the Post-doctoral Fellowship over three years rather than the usual two. This essay charts a circuitous route toward a tenure-stream position, a route made arduous by a harsh economy and the demands of motherhood experienced for the first time and outside the relative security of tenured academe.
Right Hand to the Champ:13 Lessons that Changed My Life
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,160. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Right Hand to the Champ is the highly anticipated memoir chronicling twelve years Tasha Robinson-White spent working for the iconic boxing champ Floyd Mayweather Jr. As she became the CEO of Mayweather Music and the President of the Floyd Mayweather Jr. Foundation, her life and career were forever changed by the complicated working environment she was a part of.