Unlocking Your Brilliance: Smart Strategies for Women to Thrive in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (Hardcover)
Smart Strategies for Women to Thrive in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math
Greenleaf Book Group Press, 9781608323760, 170pp.
Publication Date: August 1, 2012
Even though Purcell excelled in math and science in high school, nobody ever talked to her about a career in the STEM fields. Lack of exposure was the first hurdle that she would face on her path to success as an engineer and entrepreneur, but it certainly wouldn't be the last.
About the Author
Karen Purcell, P.E., is a dynamic engineer, entrepreneur, and author focused on helping women create meaningful futures in the STEM fields. As the founder and president of PK Electrical, she draws on her experience to inspire young women to enter the STEM fields with confidence. Her nonprofit organization, STEMspire, was founded to support that mission. She is actively involved in the Reno Tahoe Entrepreneurs Organization and has held numerous officer positions. She also won a 2012 "Reno Gazette-Journal" Entrepreneur of the Year Award.Karen is an avid marathon runner, Girl Scout troop leader, and volunteer with Big Brothers, Big Sisters. She lives in Reno, Nevada, with her husband and two daughters."