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Why WOCA?

To learn about why WOCA exists please consider reading from the following list of articles and books:

BOOKS

Women in Higher Education: The Fight for Equity (edited by Marian Meyers). There is a whole section that focuses on women of color in the academy. 

 

https://www.amazon.com/Women-Higher-Education-Fight-Equity/dp/1612890652

 

Interracial Communication: Contexts, Communities, and Choices (edited by Brunson, Lampl, and Jordan-Jackson)

 

https://www.amazon.com/Interracial-Communication-Contexts-Communities-Choices/dp/0757559948

 

Here is a link to a collection of essays: Presumed Incompetent

 

https://www.amazon.com/Presumed-Incompetent-Intersections-Class-Academia/dp/0874219221

ARTICLES

"Smiling Faces and Colored Spaces: The Experiences of Faculty of Color Pursing tenure in the Academy"

https://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007%2Fs11256-008-0113-y.pdf

"5 Things That Make It Hard To Be A Black Student At A Mostly White College"

https://thinkprogress.org/5-things-that-make-it-hard-to-be-a-black-student-at-a-mostly-white-college-33ef44abe034/

Please also visit the following website:

National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity:  https://www.facultydiversity.org/membership

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