‘Solving for X in the Y Domain’ Offers Women Techniques to Overcome Gender Barriers in Workplace

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Gae Walters, PhD, announces release of new book for women who aspire to leadership and the men who wish to assist them.

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Women are increasingly bringing to light the pervasive hurdles and barriers they face as they seek leadership opportunities. This book shifts the focus from the barriers that block women from leadership to the proven solutions for overcoming these forces. Wanting to equip women with the techniques to confront these obstacles, Walters wrote her new book, “Solving for X in the Y Domain: Strategies for Overcoming Gender Barriers to Leadership” (published by Archway Publishing), to offer proven solutions to those who aspire to leadership in fields in which they are a minority population.

“The growing awareness of the pervasiveness of sexual harassment by men in power and gender based barriers that women encounter in their careers makes this topic especially timely,” says Walters. “Importantly, the women featured in the book found ways to overcome these challenges in their male dominated fields and they want to share this knowledge with others – both men and women who are seeking ways to change this hostile environment.”

“This book provides a female perspective of the forces, issues, and barriers that women face when aspiring to leadership positions,” Walters explains. The stories are compelling, inspirational, and filled with specific tools, techniques, and tactics to overcome gender-based barriers to senior leadership positions.

“Solving for X in the Y Domain”
By Gae Walters, PhD
Hardcover | 6 x 9 in | 228 pages | ISBN 9781480852693
Softcover | 6 x 9 in | 228 pages | ISBN 9781480852709
E-Book | 228 pages | ISBN 9781480852716
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Gae Walters, PhD, is an organizational psychologist and executive coach with expertise in leadership development, team effectiveness and the behavioral sciences. She works extensively with women who hold senior leadership positions in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics professions, with discussions often centering on developing strategies and responses to issues of institutionalized gender bias and backlash. Walters served as the vice president of organizational development for a major worldwide hotel chain, and she is a mentor and adviser for the Society for Women in Engineering and the Women’s Innovation Network. She is the sole female member of the board of directors of a global engineering and construction firm, where she advocates for women’s roles in senior leadership positions. Walters is also a contributing author to “Executive Coaching, Practices and Perspectives.” More information is available at: http://www.gaewalters.com/.

Simon & Schuster, a company with nearly ninety years of publishing experience, has teamed up with Author Solutions, LLC, the leading self-publishing company worldwide, to create Archway Publishing. With unique resources to support books of all kind, Archway Publishing offers a specialized approach to help every author reach his or her desired audience. For more information, visit http://www.archwaypublishing.com or call 888-242-5904.

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