My experience as a woman of color in higher education is not unique. In this piece, I will share my own story and discuss challenges women of color face to succeed in academia and how their absence in these spaces negatively affects the success of female students of color. Additionally, I will describe methods institutions of higher learning can implement to hire more women of color and how having women of color teachers has impacted my educational journey.
Chairez-Perez, Silvia, "Why We Should Provide More Support for Women of Color in Academia" (2021). Golden Gate University Race, Gender, Sexuality and Social Justice Law Journal. 7.