Ferguson Career Resource Guide for Women and Minorities provides detailed information on hundreds of organizations, colleges, foundations, and publications devoted to the career and educational advancement of women and minorities. Volume 1 of this set addresses resources for women, and Volume 2 addresses resources for minorities. Each volume contains essays on topics such as mentoring, workplace diversity, and child care. This two-volume directory is divided into sections on financial aid (such as awards, fellowships, and scholarships), organizations (such as professional groups, fraternities, and sororities), and additional resources (such as Boys and Girls Clubs, internships, and publications). Each volume also features an institution and financial aid index, a state index, and an academic index. Volume 2 also offers a minority index.
Indexes. Appendixes. Bibliography. In two volumes:
About the Author(s)
Foreword author Patricia Mell is the first woman and first African-American dean at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago. She is the second African-American woman in the United States to lead a law school not associated with a historically black institution. She served as Assistant Attorney General at the Ohio Attorney General’s Office, among many other legal positions throughout her career.
Foreword author Paul Phifer is the director of career development services at Grand Rapids Community College, Grand Rapids, MI. He
is the author of several career books from Ferguson Publishing, including Great Careers in Two Years: The Associate Degree Option, Quick Prep Careers: Good Jobs in One Year or Less, and College Majors and Careers: A Resource Guide for Effective Life Planning.