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As an African American female conducting research on African American women in higher education administration, I desired to have an African American female higher education administrator in a senior level position of authority to serve on my committee. I continued to contact the names that were provided from several different sources, and.

In 2014, less than 16% of executive leaders in U.S. corporations were women and less than 5.3% of executive leaders in U.S. corporations were African American women. The purpose of this phenomenological study was to explore the experiences of 20 African American women in senior executive positions in the Southeastern region of the United States.


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TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP AND RESILIENCE, AFRICAN-AMERICAN FEMALE NONPROFIT LEADERS: A MIXED METHODS STUDY Donovan Branche A dissertation submitted to the Graduate Faculty of JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy Strategic Leadership Studies December 2014.

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HURTING LEADERS: THE LIVED EXPERIENCES OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN CLERGY AND THEIR VIEWS, ATTITUDES, AND BARRIERS TO HELP-SEEKING Bernice Suzette Patterson, Ph.D. Western Michigan University, 2013 The help-seeking tendencies of African-Americans, as a whole, have long been a source of confusion to the field of counseling. Moreover, in the available.

Dissertations African American Female Leaders

In order to add to the body of research in this area, this study explored the leadership characteristics, barriers, success strategies and resilience of African American female leaders through the lenses of these women. This study assessed leadership and resilience in African American females who hold higher level positions of leadership in.

 

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The purpose of this qualitative phenomenological study was to explore the intersectionality of race and gender for African American women through their lived experiences of how they developed into leaders. This research study was designed to determine how the intersection of race and gender identities contributed to the elements of leadership development as perceived by eight African American.

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Pepperdine University Pepperdine Digital Commons Theses and Dissertations 2013 African American female leaders: resilience and success Shanetta Weatherspoon-Robinson Follow this a.

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An African American female’s role as a school district leader is greatly informed by race and gender. Therefore, these roles must be critically studied through the lenses of race and gender to be useful for African American women. This study explores the career experiences of 13 African American women in district level leadership positions, including seven non-superintendent district leaders.

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This important sector will lose about 75% of its leaders in the next few years due to the retirement of baby boomers. It is crucial that nonprofits consider the next chapter in leadership. This dissertation is a mixed-methods study on the leadership styles and resilience of African-American women leaders in nonprofit organizations. Including.

 

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The purpose of this study was designed to gain an understanding of how young African American women principals experience the principalship. Three research questions were explored in this study: (a.) What are the pathways to the principalship for young African American women? (b.) How do African American women experience the principalship? (c.).

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The focus of this basic qualitative study was to explore the lived experiences of Floridian African American women in secondary educational leadership positions. Using critical race theory and Black feminist standpoint theory as a theoretical framework, this narrative analysis serves to increase the understanding of leadership styles among a specific region of African American school.

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The purpose of this phenomenological, qualitative study was to explore the experiences of African American female leaders in higher education. More specifically, this study examined the experiences of these leaders who assume the role of presidents and vice presidents at Georgia technical colleges. The study contextualized the experiences of these leaders and illustrated how those experiences.

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Visible now: The challenges faced by Black female principals leading in predominantly White school settings. Karen Veronica Beckford-Bennett, University of Pennsylvania. Abstract. Black women are rapidly ascending into the position of school leader, a chair that historically has been occupied by White males (Pollard, 1997). While national data.

 


The Influences of Race and Gender on the Leadership of.

Interviews with twelve African-American female college presidents (about a quarter of all African-American female college presidents) discussed the role that social class, educational background, and the process for emerging as leaders, has had on their views of themselves as leaders. In addition, this research confirms the importance of race.

In the African American church, the traditional authoritative male leadership may still be present, but I am encouraged that some of these leaders are recognizing a need to shift to a more collaborative style. Some of these shifts are occurring due to courageous female leaders as well as male pastoral staff who are more gender inclusive.

Literature on African American female leadership outlines the barriers, but there is a limited amount of literature that seeks to appreciate Black female leadership as it relates to their style characteristics, expertise, and experience within their organizations regarding their leadership styles and the resilience required to maintain success.

As the U.S. becomes more diverse, school leaders, major corporations, and areas of national defense continue to investigate science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education issues. African-American female students have historically been underrepresented in STEM fields, yet educational leadership research, examining this population is limited.

The purpose of this study is to give recognition to and lift up the voices of African American women leaders in the Civil Rights Movement. African American women were active leaders at all levels of the Civil Rights Movement, though the larger society, the civil rights establishment, and sometimes even the women themselves failed to acknowledge their significant leadership contributions. The.

Over the past decade, research has been devoted to bridging the gap in academics and opportunity among African-American males. Missing from the dialogue however, are the voices of African-American female leaders. This voice will not only play an instrumental part in mediating cultural misunderstandings that occur in the classroom, but it will also facilitate a much needed conversation in.