in these stories.
with the world!
A Different Destiny
A Different Destiny consists of three African American women whose goal is to share experiences and knowledge to propel individuals towards program completion.
Our goal is to inspire and motivate diverse individuals who seek to achieve their career and educational aspirations. We are committed to encouraging others to attain their destiny.
Our desire is for you to fulfill your destiny
One perspective is, women of color are highly underrepresented in doctoral programs, despite higher numbers of enrollment and graduation in recent years.
The current educational landscape for minorities seeking a doctoral program may encounter challenges, which is why we recommend that anyone seeking an educational program to examine the institution thoroughly before consideration.
Readers can also gain insight from the authors who have completed Ph.D. programs and continue to support others in their professional and educational endeavors.
Meet A Different Destiny
Dr. Charlotte D. Holliday
“This was a frustrating journey! I had to redirect my mind to stop looking at the past of what I had written and focus on following a new direction to reach my goal.”
Dr. LaRetha Maria Spain
“Unfortunately, I found out the chair was not suitable for my degree program, further adding to my stress in this already challenging academic environment.”
Dr. Georgia Thompson
“For those of you are reading this book and are thinking about furthering your education through completing a doctoral degree, please consider these questions:”
The PhD Book of EmpowermentEducational, Inspirational, Motivational
The PhD Book of EmpowermentBy SHARON CROW
It is so refreshing to see people like yourself accomplish their dreams. Dr. Charlotte Holliday I have admired you more now that I have read about the obstacles you endured along your journey. And letting the world know that with God All Things Are Possible! I am in Awe that so much is in such a little Package! You’ve shown us that some Denials are just simply Delays! And we too can make it, Thank you for your story.Read the review
The PhD Book of EmpowermentBy MS. GLADYS LEWIS
The story “How I Made It Over “ (Chapter 8) is an extremely empowering story. It is self-motivational for keeping a strong-minded individual with the will to succeed. In spite of obstacles, excuses, and events that could be a breaking point for anyone. After reading this empowering book, I felt like achieving my doctoral degree (Smile). I’m a retired senior citizen that enjoys good reading. I would recommend this empowering book to anyone who is ready to give up on achieving their goals in life.Read the review
“This book helped me finally understand why I need my Ph.D. The book made it so clear and easy to understand and inspirational
I really love reading and sharing the stories in this book. The PhD Book of Empowerment has inspired me to really focus and put my best foot forward.
From our blog
The PhD Book of Empowerment
The PhD Book of Empowerment” encompasses the lives of 10 individuals who decided to pursue a doctoral degree. All these individuals have an interesting journey as it relates to academia and they are viewed as scholars. Enjoy reading about their challenges, experiences, and present-life pursuits. These authors are multi-ethnic and attended either online or brick […]