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Brenda Marina, Georgia Southern University
Betty Cox, Senior Editor, University of Tennessee at Martin
Young Imm Kang Song, Assistant Editor, Lesley University
This narrative reflection presented vacillates between an exploration of the historical journey of the Black women and a modern day Black women who is “persisting in the journey toward self-definition…” (Collins, 2000, p. 121). This history eludes to the underrepresentation of Black women that originates in colleges and universities, which results in the underrepresentation in higher education administration. This narrative and interpretative review considers race and highlights factors and barriers that perpetuate the glass ceiling in higher education for Black women.
Women in academia, Women of color, Minority Women, Black women, Race, Ethnicity, Sexism, Higher Education, Administrators, Sexism, Racism, Classism
Disability and Equity in Education | Education | Educational Administration and Supervision | Gender and Sexuality | Higher Education | Higher Education Administration
Muldrow, Marian, "Climbing the Ladder to Leadership and Other (Un) told Stories of Black Women Administrators in Higher Education" (2013). Journal of the International Association for the Study of the Global Achievement Gap. 6.