EmpowerHer Writing Retreat

January 2-5, 2025

Cancun, Mexico

Register here and reserve your lodging here by June 1st to receive priority discount. 

Welcome to the EmpowerHer Writing Retreat—an immersive and rejuvenating experience crafted exclusively for Black women in academia. As trailblazers in the realm of higher education, your voices and narratives deserve dedicated space to flourish. Join us on a transformative journey where your scholarly pursuits are not just nurtured, but celebrated.

About the Retreat

The EmpowerHer Writing Retreat is a 3-day haven for Black women scholars to gather, connect, and immerse themselves in a supportive environment designed to amplify their writing endeavors. With the understanding that academia landscape can be both demanding and isolating, this retreat offers a sanctuary where you can refuel, find inspiration, and foster connections with other Black women scholars.

Key Retreat Elements

  • Inspiring Settings: Nestled in serene and inspiring locations, our retreat locations are carefully selected to provide a tranquil backdrop that encourages creativity and reflection.

  • Guided Workshops: Engage in specialized workshops led by accomplished scholars and writing experts who understand the unique challenges faced by Black women in academia.

  • Cultivating Connections: Forge lasting connections with fellow participants, forming a network of support, collaboration, and encouragement.

  • Personalized Guidance: Receive one-on-one consultations with writing mentors who tailor their expertise to address your individual goals and challenges.

  • Wellness Integration: Balance is essential. Experience wellness activities that nourish your mind, body, and spirit, promoting holistic well-being.

  • Cultural Celebration: Honor the richness of your heritage through culturally relevant activities that infuse your academic journey with deeper meaning.

Why Choose EmpowerHer?

  • Inclusive Space: This retreat is crafted exclusively for Black women in academia, ensuring that your unique experiences are recognized and celebrated.

  • Tailored Support: Benefit from workshops and mentorship that take into account the challenges and triumphs specific to your academic journey.

  • Community Building: Forge connections that extend beyond the retreat, building a network of supportive peers who understand your journey intimately.

  • Culturally Enriching: Embrace an environment that integrates centers your identity, fostering an empowering and inclusive space.

Join Us at the EmpowerHer!

Elevate your writing, celebrate your identity, and amplify your scholarly voice. The EmpowerHer Writing Retreat is your invitation to step into a space that recognizes and values your contributions. Join us as we celebrate the brilliance of Black women in academia, creating a legacy of knowledge, empowerment, and resilience.

Your writing journey is about to flourish. Reserve your spot today and embark on a retreat that not only transforms your scholarship but honors your essence as a Black woman scholar.

Join us in Mexico January 2-5, 2025. Register for the retreat here. Pay your lodging deposit here by June 1st to secure your spot!