Bumping into the Glass Ceiling: Exploring Women’s Experiences Seeking Positional Leadership Roles within the Student Affairs Profession in South Africa


  • Jamie Storey Central Michigan University




South Africa, Student Affairs, Women, Leadership


Despite women’s aspirations to obtain formal leadership positions within institutions of higher education in South Africa, they continue to face barriers that impede their ability to achieve senior management positions. The purpose of this phenomenological study is to explore the meaning women ascribe to the experience of seeking formal leadership positions within the field of student affairs in South Africa.


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How to Cite

Storey, J. (2020). Bumping into the Glass Ceiling: Exploring Women’s Experiences Seeking Positional Leadership Roles within the Student Affairs Profession in South Africa. Journal of Comparative & International Higher Education, 11(Winter), 192–195. https://doi.org/10.32674/jcihe.v11iWinter.1547



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