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Meet the Team

For Us, By Us.

Black Womyn Professoriate is committed to serving Black Womyn within and throughout the academy, and growing our community with a team of Black Womyn leaders at the forefront. Find out more about some of our team members below.

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Dr. Keneisha Harrington

Creator and Community Builder

Keneisha Harrington, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership at Kennesaw State University. Her research centers the experiences of African Americans within and throughout the public education system. Committed to the wellness of Black Womyn, Keneisha started this community after she recognized a profound need for mentorship during her transition into the professoriate, and realized she would need support in remaining grounded and striving towards self-actualization while serving in an academic role.


Dr. Tammy Francis

Community Femtor

Dr. Tammy Francis is an assistant professor of reading and faculty coordinator of developmental education in Texas. She is also an edupreneur and the CEO of Catalyst 4 Change Global, LLC, where she helps purpose driven leaders move in the direction of more by providing proven tools and strategies. Dr. Tammy has over twenty years of experience in education and she is excited to share her knowledge within our community as one of our community mentors.


Dr. Iwinosa Idahor

Community Femtor

Iwinosa Idahor, Ph.D. is a native of North Carolina and embarked upon her journey to becoming an educator as an NC Teaching Fellow. After teaching middle school Language Arts/Social Studies for several years, Iwinosa decided to pursue her Doctorate to study the disparities that affect marginalized students, educators and communities. Her research and professional interests include exploring and amplifying the lived experiences of (future) teachers of color, student affinity and support groups, culturally affirming community and family engagement, and mentoring for teachers and students. She revels in the exuberance of Black joy, excellence and life.

"No matter what accomplishments you make, somebody helped you."

Althea Gibson

Want to Join the Team?

We are currently seeking community femtors!

If you are interested in taking on a leadership role at Black Womyn Professoriate please fill out this interest form. We look forward to having a conversation with you about opportunities to join our team!

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