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Social Work in a Global Context: Thinking Globally and Acting Locally (Panel Discussion)


World Social Work Day is a celebration that aims to highlight the achievements of social work, raise the visibility of social services for the future of societies, and to defend social justice and human rights.

In honor of World Social Work Day, please join the Global Social Work Pathway and the Office of Global Activities to highlight the contributions of social workers across global contexts. The panel discussion will take place via Zoom. During the panel discussion, practitioners and academics will share information about their specific roles and engagement in global social work. Time will be included for Q&A with the panelists.

The panel will be moderated by Dr. Ashley Cureton. Panelists include:

  • Dr. Huang Chao-Hsing, Assistant Professor and Director of International Program for Sustainable Development at Chang Jung Christian University in Tainan City, Taiwan
  • Ekram Hanna, Community Engagement Manager at Middle Eastern Immigrant and Refugee Alliance in Chicago, IL
  • Soma Sarkar, PhD scholar in the School of Development Studies at Tata Institute of Social Sciences in Mumbai, India
  • Dr. Prince Solomon, Assistant Professor and Field Work Coordinator at Madras Christian College in Chennai, India
  • Dr. Justus Twesigye, Senior Lecturer and Program Coordinator at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda

Click here to register for the panel discussion »

Event Details

  • 3/21/2022 - 6:00 PM to 7:45 PM
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