Doctoral student offering free help to black women applying to graduate school in a bid to change the balance of power. Hudan Hassan said her effort to help black women applying to graduate school is one way of paying back all the help she’s received along the way. Huda Hassan wants to see more black women in the ivory tower. Hassan, a PhD student at the University of Toronto, is offering free help to black women who are applying to graduate school and she’s been overwhelmed by the response.
Her offer went out via Twitter on Jan. 4, has been shared more than 2,500 times and led to 80 formal requests (and counting).