MGR Anniversary Giveaway: The Torch by Suzanne Henderson, Ph.D.

5th-anniversary-bannerIt’s time for another book giveaway Mocha Girls!  If you are new this month…this month we are celebrating our 5th anniversary as a Black girls reading community.  Yes!  Five years long.  5 years Mocha Girl strong.  As a big Thank You to you (the members, readers, and friends) for you love and support and for being a part of this community.  You ladies rock!!! And as a thank you here is another book giveaway.

And don’t forget to check out the other giveaways going on right now.

MGR Anniversary Giveaway: Romance Book Pack (Ends 10/26)

MGR Anniversary Giveaway: Fair to Hope by Sam Reed (Ends 10/26)

MGR Anniversary Giveaway with Fractal by Rachel Mannino (Ends 10/19)

9844695_origBook Synopsis

This is a book of difficult conversations. As we grow, there are hard conversations we must have about who we are and who we aspire to become. This realization compelled me to give young women some real stories, from real women, with real life situations as blueprints for overcoming challenges that helped them become “purposeful women”. The contents of the book addresses issues of self-esteem, relationship abuse, sexuality, plus more and what your choices can mean for the short term and the long term. The goal of this book is for young women to see themselves in the stories of the authors. To draw in and connect with young women who may feel like they are the only ones who have endured their plights. In brief simple words, “you are not alone”.

About the Author

8_qo8e_Suzanne M. Henderson earned a doctorate in African American Studies from Temple University in 2007. In February of 2008, she became Assistant Dean in the Graduate Division of St. John College at St. John’s University.

Henderson’s previous higher education assignment was as Coordinator of Student Activities at Temple University Ambler. As a seasoned higher education administrator, Dr. Henderson planned and implemented various types of programs and educational opportunities that illuminated the value of scholarship and distinction in higher education. She is very passionate about conceptualizing, implementing, and adapting a full range of significant administrative services and programs that have pedagogy of learning and service that intersects race, ethnicities, class, gender, sexual orientations, and nationalities of all students. Throughout her professional career, Dr. Henderson has endeavored to enhance higher education opportunities for all students.

Originally from Chicago, Illinois, Dr. Henderson graduated from Iowa State University in 1990 with a Bachelors of Arts degree in Speech Communications/Theater. In 1993, she graduated with a Master of Science degree in Education with a specialization in Counseling from Iowa State University.

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