Our Doctoral Journey: A Collection of Black Women's Experiences

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Data from the Education at a Glance in 2019 states that only 2 percent of the United States’ population holds a doctorate degree. Germane to this fact, the National Center of Education statistics reported that of the doctoral degrees awarded to women, only 10.3 percent were awarded to Black women compared to 66 percent of white women in the U.S. Black women who are interested in pursuing a doctorate, already in a doctoral program, or in their field of doctoral work are in crucial need of resources and support. For too long, Black women have faced many systemic barriers and various forms of exclusion and oppression in educational settings, which has often led to burnout, low sense of belonging, and low retention rates. This memoir, “Our Doctoral Journey: A collection of Black women’s experiences,” serves as a resource for Black women doctors and future doctors. In this book, you will read transparent and ground-breaking stories from 26 co-authors, ranging from doctoral students to doctors, who have all found the courage to share their doctoral experiences. Undeniably, this memoir will give you hope and determination to persist in your program or in your field of work. As the saying goes, “We’re all that we’ve got.”

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