Liaden Universe serial... check it out!
It's a fun read so far, though. Persons of a certain age should get a particular kick out of the emphasis on consensus and team building in the culture.
Theo Waitley is a misfit because of the very things that will make her great. Someday.
So check out Fledgling: A Liaden Universe Project. Tell me what you think.
Theo appears at the very end of _I Dare_, which is available on e-books from Baen. Fledgling is previous to that, explaining how she got there.