Climbing the ladder is hard enough - climbing the ladder while raising a child, alone, is even harder. Take it from Aja Y. Martinez, Assistant Professor of Writing and Rhetoric at Syracuse University, who's been there and has shared her story in this viral blog post, it's not easy, but it can be done (and she would't take back those experiences)! Aja is sharing her story with the PowerToFly community while answering your questions about how you too, can rise to the top of your career as a single mom and change the path for mothers to come.
MEET THE SPEAKER:
Aja Y. Martinez is Assistant Professor of Writing and Rhetoric at Syracuse University. Her scholarship, published nationally and internationally, focuses on rhetorics of racism and its effects on minoritized peoples in institutional spaces. Her efforts as teacher-scholar strive towards increasing access, retention and participation of diverse groups in higher education.