After almost 25 years in the academy as a student, graduate student, educator, research assistant, and now a motherscholar and woman faculty of color, earning my degrees and tenure were difficult. There were many barriers, hidden pathways, and unspoken rules that I had to learn. Upon tenure I decided to support other faculty of color, women, motherscholars, and other diverse faculty and students in academia, especially, those who are doing socially just work. In supporting them I noticed a need for academic coaching that improves publication productivity, streamlining and organizing our publishing, conferencing, and teaching, and dissertating. I also noticed a need for race and identity coaching that will enhance academic and racial well-being and give skillsets on how to navigate and advocate under academic harassment, bulling, and racial or gender microaggressions. Instead of going it alone, I now provide services to support faculty in obtaining tenure, universities in practicing racially inclusive practices, and graduate students in obtaining a degree and academic positions. I even provide race and identity coaching for those who need the support as they tirelessly engaging in racially just advocacy. I believe that paying it forward can create a more humane academy and society, one where we need not compromise who we are. Don’t go it alone. Contact me today!
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