Media


 

  • SisterMentors in Duke Magazine, Summer 2013,  Read article here.
  • Honorary Degree Recognizes SisterMentors, May 1, 2012, click here.
  • Article on SisterMentors. Published June 24, 2011 in the Washington Informer.
  • Article on Shireen Lewis and SisterMentors. Published February, 2010, in Rutgers Today.
  • SisterMentors in ESSENCE Magazine, January 2010. Click here to read pdf version of the article.
  • SisterMentors featured in the Fall 2009 edition of UVA Lawyer magazineof The University of Virginia School of Law. Click here to read a pdf version of the article.
  • SisterMentors was featured in the March 2007 issue of Inside Higher Ed.Click here to read a pdf version of the article.
  • In January 2003 SisterMentors was featured in DIVAS, a magazine for women of color, published in Paris, France. DIVAS is distributed in France, the United States, Martinique, and Guadeloupe. You can read the article in both English and French.
  • The August 2002 issue of ESSENCE lists organizations nation-wide that empower girls by addressing the areas of education, leadership and self-esteem, health and fitness, politics and activism, entrepreneurship, vocations and careers, and the arts. SisterMentors is highlighted for its mentoring of middle and high school girls of color, instilling in them the benefits of staying in school. (page 129)
  • SisterMentorsWashington Woman, February 2001
  • Reinventing Community: SisterMentors Dissertation Support Groups For Women Of ColorMetro Connection, January 2001
  • Women of Color Mentoring Each OtherAAUW Network, Winter 2000
  • Dissertation Writers Find Power in Numbers – Group Support Keeps Them on Doctoral TrackWashington Times, September 2000
  • In June/July 2000, SisterMentors’ founder, Dr. Shireen Lewis, was declared a “Woman to Watch” by Ms. Magazine. Ms. is described by its editors as “the first national magazine to make feminist voices audible, feminist journalism tenable, and a feminist worldview available to the public.” R. Erica Doyle, who wrote the piece in Ms., describes Dr. Lewis’ creation of SisterMentors as “her antidote to the academy’s chronic undervaluing of scholarship by and about women of color.” Click here for the full article.
  • Replicating Ourselves In the Twentieth and Twenty-first CenturiesBlack Issues in Higher Education, December 1999