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ERIC Number: EJ1190986
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1940-7882
Weekend Warriors Unite: Six Women's Personal and Professional Growth in Social Justice Leadership
Abukar, Sharifa; Ghanbari, Sheena; Nariman, Nahid; Jenkins-Martin, Tracey; Thompson, Pamela; Viaud, Karina M.
NASPA Journal About Women in Higher Education, v11 n2 p211-224 2018
Nationally, the attrition rate of doctoral students is high, and it is often attributed to a lack of support. In higher education, the attrition rate of doctoral Students of Color and other underrepresented populations is even greater. This article briefly reviews the structure of one cohort model doctoral program and its impact on the overall experiences of six members. The six women, referred to as "Weekend Warriors," retrospectively share personal and professional experiences and common themes that amalgamated through their dissertation research explained through applied critical leadership. This article also conveys how the "Weekend Warriors" organized into a writing group, which ultimately supported the completion of the doctoral program and fostered continued growth in social justice leadership.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A