Firestarters: 100 Job Profiles to Inspire Young Women

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JIST Works, 2006 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 246 pages
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The authors have interviewed 100 real, strong women in their 20s and 30s about their exciting and sometimes nontraditional jobs. These amazing but ordinary women share insights on their careers, such as what their jobs involve; what they like and dislike most about their work; what education, experience, and characteristics it took to get them where they are; and advice to young women who might want to follow in their footsteps.

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Aiming to assist young women in choosing a career, the authors, who have backgrounds in advertising and marketing, here provide detailed descriptions of 100 fields based on interviews with ... Read full review


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Kelly E.B. Beatty received her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication from UNC-Chapel Hill in 1992. She is currently working on a second major in Interior Design from Meredith College, Raleigh, NC. She worked for various advertising agencies as a broadcast producer for 11 years. She is a student member of the American Society of Interior Designers and Kappa Omicron Nu honor society. Beatty resides in Raleigh, NC.

Dale V. Salvaggio Bradshaw has a Bachelor of Arts in Speech Communication and a minor in Business Administration from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She worked in marketing for various companies for six years, where her work earned her national recognition. She is currently a stay-at-home mom. Bradshaw resides in Hendersonville, NC.

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