"Becoming Leaders" - About the Authors

Becoming Leaders: A Practical Handbook for Women in Engineering, Science, and Technology, written by F. Mary Williams and Carolyn J. Emerson, is published jointly by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Press, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Press, and the Society of Women Engineers (SWE).

Becoming Leaders was originally published in an earlier version by the NSERC/Petro-Canada Chair for Women in Science and Engineering, Atlantic Region, and WISE (Women in Science and Engineering) Newfoundland and Labrador, with its international debut at the 12th International Conference of Women Engineers and Scientists in Ottawa, Canada, July 2002. The launch of the second edition will be held on March 26, 2019 in St. John's, NL.

Sales to individuals and organizations around the world have been steady and favourable reviews have appeared in a number of publications, including the Association for Women in Science, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science's on-line magazine Next Wave.