The Road to the Ph.D. and Stories of Black Women Who Have Endured
Meditations and Deliberations on DIVAS
DIVA utterings: Terms and sayings that DIVAS have dubbed since being established
TONI MILTON WILLIAMS AND CHERREL MILLER DYCE
In the four years since our inception, DIVAS has developed discourse that represents the culture that we’ve established, which Bettez (2011) describes this way:
Creating a sense of community to promote collective teaching and learning, in which peers who are more versed in the academic discourse and academic codes of power are encouraged to use multivocality to assist less experienced students, can minimize individuals’ self-doubts in their learning abilities and promote success for all, rather than maintain understanding only among a few. (p. 11)
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