Ms Magazine features SisterMentors

Ms Magazine features SisterMentors

Two decades ago, Ms. magazine interviewed the founder of SisterMentors, Dr. Shireen Lewis, in its Summer 2000 issue—and here we are again, just as SisterMentors celebrates its 25th anniversary this September. Read the full article on msmagazine.com

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In These Extraordinary Times:
Texas, Trauma and Our Response

The Impact “Dr. Lewis, I have not been feeling well these past couple of days,” the text said. The first thought that came to mind was Covid. “Have you tested for Covid?” I responded. “No, I have not. I have not been doing well,” the text said. I immediately picked up...

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Virtual College Visits 2022 – SisterMentors

Virtual College Visits 2022 – SisterMentors

From Monday, April 11 to Friday, April 15, 2022, SisterMentors girls and young women virtually visited seven colleges and met with President Carmen Twillie Ambar of Oberlin College. During these exciting and informative visits, we heard from admissions, students of...

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Lewis ’89 is Ebony “Unsung Hero”

Originally published in UVA Lawyer - Fall 2009 - View Original Article Dr. Shireen Lewis '89 received an “Unsung Hero" award from Ebony magazine, for making a difference for children, schools, and communities. Lewis is the executive director of EduSeed and founder of...

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Minority women pursuing their Ph.D.’s mentor one another

SisterMentors was featured in the March 2007 issue of Inside Higher Ed Read full article Here When you think of a Ph.D., “you think of a man standing in front of the room teaching," says Roxie Jairrels, a high school senior from Alexandria, Va. who hopes to push that...

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Dr Shireen Lewis – The Trinidad Guardian Feature

Dr Shireen Lewis – The Trinidad Guardian Feature

By Laura Dowrich-Phillips Obtaining a doctorate is different from getting a bachelor’s or masters degree. For one thing, the duration of time it takes to get a doctorate is longer, seven to ten years on average. Then there’s the research, which, depending on the...

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Duke Magazine Mini-Profile on SisterMentors

When Shireen Lewis entered grade school in Trinidad and Tobago, her country was in its early years of independence from Great Britain. Fortunately, it had a leader who acted on the maxim that educating its young people was essential to a successful future for the young Caribbean nation.

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Ms. Magazine Article on Shireen Lewis

Ms. Magazine Article on Shireen Lewis

by R. Erica Doyle 1997, SHIREEN LEWIS WAS ANOTHER isolated scholar climbing up the ivory tower, teetering on the brink of that limbo known as ABD (all but dissertation) "Something was going to give," Lewis remembers, "and It wasn't going to be me!" Drawing on her...

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