To learn about why WOCA exists please consider reading from the following list of articles and 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.
Interracial Communication: Contexts, Communities, and Choices (edited by Brunson, Lampl, and Jordan-Jackson)
Here is a link to a collection of essays: Presumed Incompetent
"Smiling Faces and Colored Spaces: The Experiences of Faculty of Color Pursing tenure in the Academy"
"5 Things That Make It Hard To Be A Black Student At A Mostly White College"
Please also visit the following website:
National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity: https://www.facultydiversity.org/membership