Abstract: An Examination of Counselor Education African American Women Graduate Students Experiences in a Campus Based Affinity Group

Hi Everyone! My name is Ty’leik Brandon. I’m a rising sophomore at The College of William & Mary. I plan to major in Economics and minor in Africana Studies. I take a lot of Africana Studies classes as well as Sociology classes. I’m a member of Aim 4 on campus which is an active citizen development program. A combination of all these things (plus some real life experiences) gave me such a drive to fight for social justice and equality in our society. So, when I was given the opportunity to conduct research on a topic that I’m so passionate about this summer, I could not pass it up. This summer, I will examine Affinity Groups which are used in Predominantly White Institutions to support African American women.

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