Women and GIS: Mapping Their Stories

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Women greatly enrich science, leading research and directing decisions across myriad applications. Women and GIS: Mapping Their Stories reveals how ordinary girls become extraordinary women, overcoming obstacles to make significant global contributions.

Twenty-three stories about how ordinary girls with very different passions have become extraordinary women and made significant contributions to our world

Women look to other women as role models and for inspiration. Seeing confidence, leadership, and accomplishments in other women helps a young woman envision herself with those qualities. Women and GIS: Mapping Their Stories tells the tales of how 23 women applied themselves and overcame obstacles, using maps, analysis, and geographic information systems (GIS) to contribute to their professions and the world. Sharing the experiences of their childhoods, the misstarts and challenges they faced, and the lessons they learned, each story is a celebration of a woman’s unique path and of the perseverance and hard work it takes to achieve success.

From oceanographers to activists, archaeologists to entrepreneurs, the women in Women and GIS: Mapping Their Stories can serve as mentors to motivate readers who are developing their own life stories and inspire their potential in a new way.

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ISBN 9781589485679
Book Author Name Esri
Page Count 232
Book Edition 1
Book Publish Date 3/8/2019
Book Format Paperback
Dimensions 8.0 in x 10.0 in x 1.0 in