Elevate Your Academic Journey: Join Sisters of the Academy Institute

By joining Sisters of the Academy Institute (SOTA), you become a part of our vibrant network of Black women scholars. You'll gain the resources, support, and connections needed to make a profound impact in academia and beyond.At SOTA, we believe that collective strength leads to individual excellence. By joining our community, you'll join other Black women scholars who are passionate about amplifying our voices, transforming the academy, and carving a path toward a brighter future for sister scholars coming behind us.

Membership Benefits: Your Gateway to Growth

As a SOTA member, you'll enjoy a range of benefits tailored to support your personal and professional development:

  • Access to a Powerful Network: Connect with a national and international network of Black women scholars and practitioners who share your dedication to success.

  • Personal and Professional Development: Participate in exclusive webinars that fuel your personal and professional growth, equipping you with invaluable skills and insights.

  • Writing & Publishing Resources: Access resources that empower you to excel in writing and publishing, accelerating your impact within academia.

  • Discounts on Events and Programs: Enjoy member-exclusive discounts on SOTA events and programs, ensuring you have access to transformative experiences at an affordable rate.

  • Funding Opportunities and Grants: Unlock access to a treasure trove of funding opportunities and grants, fueling your research and initiatives.

  • Members-Only Facebook Group: Join a vibrant online community where you can engage in meaningful discussions, seek advice, and share insights with fellow members.

  • Plus, Membership in Text and Academic Authors Association (TAA): SOTA membership also includes an exclusive membership in the Text and Academic Authors Association (TAA), providing you with an expanded network and additional resources to further your academic journey.

Choose Your Membership Category

Tailored to your academic stage and goals, SOTA offers three membership categories:

  • Student Members | $30/yr: For matriculating doctoral, masters, and undergraduate students eager to thrive in academia.

  • Professional Members | $85/yr: For non-students without terminal/professional degrees, aiming to make their mark within academia.

  • Academic Members | $125/yr: For terminal and/or professional degree holders committed to excellence in research, teaching, and leadership.

Join Us Now!

Your academic journey deserves a supportive community that uplifts, empowers, and propels you toward success. Step into a future of possibilities with SOTA Institute. Ready to make your mark? Click here to embark on a transformative journey of growth, empowerment, and excellence.

Contact Member Services at [email protected], if you have any questions.