Title

Black/African American Women in Counselor Education: Navigating as a New/Junior Faculty in a World of COVID-19

Conference Strand

Teaching, Training, and Supervision

Abstract

Black/African American women in higher education face many overt challenges of systematic racism, discrimination, lack of mentorship, and lack of community inclusion. The purpose of this presentation is to enhance awareness of Black/African American women’s experiences within counselor education and provide strategies and implications to increase overall levels of satisfaction and success. Additionally, due to the state of the nationwide pandemic, we will discuss how to creatively establish yourself as a new African-American female Faculty Member given the increased distance learning platforms.

Description

See Abstract

Evidence

Not available- external review.

Format

Individual Presentations

Biographical Sketch

Tyreeka Williams is a Graduate Teaching Assistant at the North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University.

Galaxina G. Wright is a Registered Mental Health Counseling Intern at the University of Central Florida.

Location

Virtual Conference

Start Date

2-11-2021 1:45 PM

End Date

2-11-2021 2:45 PM

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Feb 11th, 1:45 PM Feb 11th, 2:45 PM

Black/African American Women in Counselor Education: Navigating as a New/Junior Faculty in a World of COVID-19

Virtual Conference

Black/African American women in higher education face many overt challenges of systematic racism, discrimination, lack of mentorship, and lack of community inclusion. The purpose of this presentation is to enhance awareness of Black/African American women’s experiences within counselor education and provide strategies and implications to increase overall levels of satisfaction and success. Additionally, due to the state of the nationwide pandemic, we will discuss how to creatively establish yourself as a new African-American female Faculty Member given the increased distance learning platforms.