Qian (Annabelle) Zhuang ’14, Founder and CEO of KnowYourself, Inc. and also a Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia 2019 Honoree, was featured in Wired for her pioneering work leveraging social media to promote conversations about mental health in China.
Rev. Kyndra Frazier ’14, Leader Innovator and Executive Director of the HOPE Center of First Corinthian Baptist Church in Harlem, New York, and La’Shay Crayton ’18, Therapist and Director of Communication, were featured in a Facebook video by Sojourners about de-stigmatizing mental health needs and working to make resources available to their congregation and community.
Brian Rosenbaum ’11, Engagement Manager at United Way of Greater Los Angeles, was profiled in Voyage LA for his volunteer work as Board President of Young Nonprofit Professionals Network, Los Angeles (YNPN LA), a membership-based organization that aims to connect, empower, and support emerging, mission-driven professionals.
David Feinerman ’08, Head of Workforce Innovation, Cuyahoga County Department of Development in Ohio, was honored with Crain’s Excellence in HR Award for his transformational impact on the workforce system through his creation of SkillUp, a first-of-its kind, free business advisory service that helps companies identify business problems, create solutions, and drive results.
Sasha Neha Ahuja ’11, whose career has centered around equity and justice, was appointed by NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio and NYC Council Speaker Corey Johnson to serve as Chair of New York City’s Equal Employment Practices Commission.
Camille Alleyne ’18 and Adjunct Professor Michael Friedman published a post on MedPageToday examining the First Step Act and address implications for those involved with the criminal justice system.
Linda Lee ’06, the executive director of the Korean Community Services of Metropolitan New York, Inc., was named by Mayor Bill de Blasio as one of eight commissioners to the New York City Civic Engagement Commission.
Parker Jordan ’20, student and co-founder of CSSW’s Trans and Gender Non-Conforming Caucus, discusses his plans to hold a screening of the film, “How Gay Are You?” to promote conversation and visibility around the different shades of human sexuality.
Russell Chertok ’12 and his Long Island-based business, Visiting Counselors of New York (VCNY), are profiled in the business section of Newsday regarding the growing demand for bilingual social workers.
Courtney Cogburn, assistant professor at Columbia School of Social Work, shares with Columbia News how she uses virtual reality to illustrate the mental and psychosocial consequences caused by the stresses of racism.
Jillian Rose, LCSW ’05, MPH, Director of Community Engagement, Diversity and Research at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City, receives Distinguished Educator Award from Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals.
Dr. Jane Waldfogel shares her expertise on work-family policies at a panel discussion organized as part of American Enterprise Institute and Brookings’ joint initiative to better inform policymakers on issues around medical and family care leave
Community Leader, Educator, Activist, and Alumna Dr. Mathylde Frontus, ’14 discusses her goals and initiatives to improve the quality of life for residents of the 46th Assembly District as a candidate for the vacant Assembly seat
Professor Vincent Schiraldi is highlighted in Crain’s Detroit Business as a one of many practitioners, experts, and advocates convening at the Michigan Safety and Justice Roundtable event hosted by the Hudson-Webber Foundation to explore social justice reform
Civil Rights Activist, Ada Deer, ’61, the first Native American who received an MSW from CSSW, is honored by Wisconsin Women’s Network with the 2018 Helen Marks Dicks Excellence in Advocacy Award