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AnneMarie Mingo, Ph.D., is the founder of Sister Scholars. She completed her Ph.D. in Social Ethics from the Graduate Division of Religion at Emory University. She is currently an Assistant Professor of African American Studies and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Penn State University.

Welcome to Sister Scholars!

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Peer Support
Sister Scholars provides peer support for women of African descent who are currently completing or have already completed their doctorates. 

Our Team

a A Peer support organization for women Scholars of African descent

Expanding our Reach

Sister Scholars are committed to working with other women and young girls to empower them to achieve. Our quarterly events help us to do this work.

Founded in October 2008, Sister Scholars is U.S. based organization for women of African descent who are pursuing their doctorates in various fields. We provide peer support and resources for the successful completion of the doctorate degree as well as placement in academic and other environments. We also seek to individually and collectively mentor other women who will one day seek to earn a doctorate.