ERIC Number: EJ651516
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
Sisters Mentoring Sisters: Africentric Leadership Development for Black Women in the Academy.
Green, Cheryl Evans; King, Valerie Green
Journal of Negro Education, v70 n3 p156-65 Sum 2001
Describes a mentoring project that helps black women at a predominantly white university develop career plans and professional development strategies. Focus groups discussed black women's needs, strategies for developing leadership abilities, and career advancement opportunities. Results were used to plan group mentoring sessions to empower participants to obtain administrative and professional positions in higher education. Africentric principles guided the effort. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Published in 2002. Special Issue: Black Women in the Academy: Challenges and Opportunities, with guest editors Florence B. Bonner and Veronica G. Thomas.