Office of the Chancellor
Wayne County Community College District
Detroit, Michigan

Breaking the Glass/Bamboo Ceiling: Voices of Women of Color Community College CEOs

In a 2021 study, Minority Community College CEOs Perceptions of Underrepresentation, Preparation and Ascension to the Presidency, 34 currently serving and/or emeritus African American, Asian Pacific Islander and Latino/Hispanic CEOs were interviewed —12 of the CEO participants reflect Women representing diverse ethnicities, including African American, Asian Pacific Islander and Latino/Hispanic. Voices of these Women of color (WOC) emerged including 3 chancellors and 9 presidents.

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