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Women, Work, and the Web

How the Web Creates Entrepreneurial Opportunities

Carol Smallwood (Editor)

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Hardcover (12/16/2014)

Description

In a tight economy women entrepreneurs are making progress in a field that has been traditionally (along with science, math, and engineering) one which women haven't been well represented--technology. Women, Work, and the Web: How the Web Creates Entrepreneurial Opportunities is by contributors from the United States and Canada sharing how the Internet has opened doors, leveled the playing field, and provided new opportunities. How the Internet has helped women with young children, caretakers of disabled family members, women with disabilities. How it has helped female veterans gain employment, put women into work boots, publish in a male dominated world, become editors, online instructors, and hold the First International Day of the Girl. The twenty-eight chapters are divided into five parts: -Fostering Change -Running a Business -Educational Applications -Personal Aspects -Publishing and Writing. It is exciting to see how the creative contributors of different ages, backgrounds, and goals, are using the Web to further their careers and the status of other women as they progress online.

Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 9781442244276, 296pp.

Publication Date: December 1, 2014



About the Author

Carol Smallwood coedited Women on Poetry: Writing, Revising, Publishing and Teaching on the list of Best Books for Writers by Poets & Writers Magazine; Women Writing on Family: Tips on Writing, Teaching and Publishing (Key Publishing House, 2012); Lily's Odyssey (All Things That Matter Press, 2010). Her library experience includes school, public, academic, special, as well as administration and being a consultant. Carol has founded, supports humane societies. Bringing the Arts into the Library (2014) is her sixth book for the American Library Association; Divining the Prime Meridian is forthcoming from WordTech Editions.