You are a woman pursuing a successful career in engineering, science, or technology, and you are prepared to work hard for this. But you must also work smart . Becoming Leaders is about working smart and about making the choices that are right for you, your talents, and your life, wherever you are in your career. Williams and Emerson consulted the best research on a wide range of topics of interest to women in different stages of their careers. They present important, timely information alongside practical tips. Chapters can be read in any order, with roadmaps for students, career women, faculty, and managers. Written both to support career success and to encourage leadership self-awareness, Becoming Leaders is a book you ll turn to again and again, for advice, for information, and most of all for inspiration.