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Isgro, Bailey Sisoy

Summary: Rosie, a Detroit Herstory is a story for young readers about women workers during World War II. Across America, women produced everything from ships and tanks, to ammunition and uniforms, in spectacular quantities. Their skill, bravery, tenacity, and spirit became a rallying point of American patriotism and aided in defining Detroit as the Arsenal of Democracy. Even though women workers were...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.53 ISG

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.53 ISG

Nooyi, Indra K.

Summary: "Indra Nooyi, the trailblazing former CEO of PepsiCo, offers clear-eyed insight and a call to action for how our society can really blend work and family-and advance women-in the twenty-first century"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio/Penguin 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 NOOYI, INDRA K. NOO

Chang, Leslie T.

Summary: "What happens to the women who choose to work in a country struggling to reconcile a traditional culture with the demands of globalization? In this sharply drawn, immersive portrait of Egyptian society, veteran reporter Leslie T. Chang follows three women as they establish businesses and careers in a country that throws up obstacles at every step, from economic upheaval to conservative marriage...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2024

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 331.4 CHA

Bakst, Dina

Summary: Provides practical tips for navigating the workplace while pregnant or being a new parent, covering such topics as morning sickness, maternity leave, and discrimination.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649 BAK

Eder, Mari K.

Summary: "From corsets to crime fighting , Mae Foley challenged the patriarchal status quo by not only juggling family life, but also by forming the first female auxiliary police force in the City That Never Sleeps. After the 19th Amendment passed in 1920, Foley galvanized 2,000 women to join her "Masher Squad" and eventually became one of the first sworn officers with the NYPD. The "Masher Squad"...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.25 EDE

Saujani, Reshma

Summary: A leading activist takes apart the myth of "having it all" and lifts the burden on individual women to be primary caregivers, offering a bold vision for change as America defines the future of work.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: One Signal Publishers/Atria 2022

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 331.4 SAU

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 331.4097 SAU

George-Allen, Sam

Summary: "A celebration of the revolutionary potential of women working with other women, and a powerful statement about myths like the "cool girl" or the "catty workplace". Covens. Girl Bands. Ballet troupes. Convents. In all times and places, girls and women have come together in communities of vocation, of necessity, of support. In Witches, Sam George-Allen explores how wherever women gather, magic...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Melville House 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.4 GEO

Summary: Millie explores the many aspects of money: making it, saving it, investing it, giving it, spending it and—sometimes, hardest of all—talking about it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Magazine, Call number: 2021-Summer

Mullenbach, Cheryl

Summary: An account of the lesser-known contributions of African-American women during World War II reveals how they helped lay the foundations for the Civil Rights Movement by challenging racial and gender barriers at home and abroad.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicago Review Press 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53 MUL

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Norton 1995

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 331.4 AME

Marcus, Bonnie R.

Summary: "Despite advances made by women in the workplace, pay inequity and underrepresentation in top positions are still a reality. And, unfortunately, the situation looks worse for older women, who face what acclaimed author, podcast host, and sought-after coach Bonnie Marcus calls "the double whammy of gendered ageism." As a woman over fifty, you may be wondering if there is anything you can do as...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Page Two Books 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 331.4084 MAR

Summary: The only way to remove sexual harassment from school and work is to get educated about the problem and learn ways to deal with it. This informative video explains different kinds of sexual harassment, defines the factors motivating harassers, and provides specific techniques for dealing with the problem. Viewers will see what steps to take if anyone harasses them or if they witness the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Meet three women who have embarked on successful careers in the biotechnology field. This program profiles Allison Ross, a chemist and research technician who analyzes test samples at a busy lab; Sylvie Bilodeau-Goeseels, a research scientist tasked with improving cow fertility; and Dia Matheos, Vice President of Research and Development at a biotech firm. Remarks from co-workers and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: Introduce viewers to three women who have found gainful employment in the engineering field. This program profiles Elizabeth Nethery, a product support engineer who tests and customizes prosthetics; Elisabeth Paul, a computer software engineer in the aerospace industry; and Daisy Lung, an environmental engineer who conducts site assessments for real estate clients. Commentary from co-workers...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: Students can learn a lot from women who have found success in the IT field. This program profiles Coraleigh Hine, a computer service support technician specializing in sales and installation; Shawna White, a desktop support analyst who troubleshoots and repairs client problems; and Nancy Nadeau, a software developer producing high-end tools for digital image creation. Interviews with co-workers...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: In this program, three women with rewarding careers in the mining industry describe their work. Robin Betker is a mining technician who lays drill patterns for long hole drillers; Marilene Larocque is Chief Geologist with a mining exploration company; and Shalni Prowse is a grade control technician who monitors ore quality. Conversations with co-workers and supervisors add to the descriptions...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: Meet three women who have embarked on successful careers in railway transportation. This program profiles Brenda Cox, a yard foreman who loads and organizes rail cars for train assembly; Rebecca Mann, a technical officer who tests the structural and mechanical limits of rail cars; and France Robert, an electronics systems technician who performs safety tests on passenger trains. Remarks from...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: There's a lot to learn from women who have succeeded in the utilities industry. This program profiles Melanie Young, a network operations technician in the telecommunications field; Laura Warkentin, a natural gas systems planner who coordinates the installation of gas main services; and Nicole Brochu, a linesperson accustomed to working at extreme heights. Interviews with co-workers and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: When it comes to corner office clout, women overall have not succeeded in the workplace to the degree that men generally have. In an effort to come to grips with that assessment, this program refuses to shy away from the hard questions as it sheds light on what is seen less as a glass ceiling and more as a glass maze. The central issue is whether, practically speaking, women can, should, or...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: In this program, three women with rewarding careers in the wood products business describe their work. Jodie MacDonald is a sawmill production coordinator who liaisons with sales and marketing; Marie-Claude Giguere is a composite technologist who tests and fabricates OSB boards; and Roxanne Fayant is a crate builder specializing in extremely large-scale work. Conversations with co-workers and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: This program features profiles of three women who have stirred up successful careers in the culinary industry: Josee Bagdadi, a gourmet butcher who considers her trade an essential part of fine cooking; Heather Irvine, a commercial baker specializing in artisan breads; and Lisa Gardin, an apprentice chef who plans to open her own restaurant one day. Additional information from co-workers and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: Women who have developed successful careers in the motion picture industry now share their stories with students. This program profiles Vali Fugulin, a director of short films and documentaries; Braydon Haggardy, a camera assistant specializing in underwater cinematography; and Cynthia Greer, a technician who repairs and maintains movie cameras. Remarks from co-workers and supervisors provide...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: Students have plenty to gain from hearing the stories of women in the marine transportation field. This program profiles Manon Turcotte, a boat pilot accustomed to busy shipping lanes and port harbors; Gina Gray, a ferry deckhand working her way up to Second Officer; and Louise McGowan, a Canadian naval engineer who maintains shipboard mechanical equipment. Interviews with fellow crewmembers...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: Introduce viewers to three women who have found gainful employment in the field of music. This program profiles Sandra Schultz, a sound engineer and technician who records and mixes for music producers; Shelley Park, a guitar builder who produces between 12 and 20 instruments per year; and Alice Bernier, an electronic music composer who works out of her own high-tech studio. Commentary from...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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