News: International Social Work

2017 Graduate Kainen Bell Receives Fulbright Grant for Research on Brazil’s Social Sector

Kainen Bell, a 2017 graduate of the Columbia School of Social Work’s Advanced Standing Program, has received a Fulbright grant…

June 22, 2017 @ 10:39 pm

A Mutual Exchange: Chinese and U.S. Social Workers Collaborate to Serve Those in Need

China has had significant economic growth and poverty reduction in the past four decades. The other side of this story,…

May 30, 2017 @ 9:01 pm

Global Social Work: Paths to Service in Africa

In an online event held on February 15, alumnus Jarret Schecter (MSW’14) and Columbia School of Social Work Professor Lynn…

February 23, 2017 @ 9:41 pm

Social Work School Leads University-wide Project to Promote Educational Advancement of Syrian Refugees

Columbia School of Social Work professors Dr. Nabila El-Bassel and Dr. Neeraj Kaushal recently traveled to Jordan to research and help Syrian refugees. The trip was part of a multidisciplinary, Columbia-wide project to identify the needs of Syrian refugees in the areas of research, education, training and service.

January 10, 2017 @ 8:22 pm

Veronica Guruceaga (MSW’98) to Class of 2018: “Being a social worker is a way of life.”

Dean Takamura, professors and faculty members, my fellow speakers, and to all of you graduate students becoming part of Columbia…

August 31, 2016 @ 9:01 pm

Dean’s Statement on Disaster in Nepal and Riots in Baltimore

Dean Jeanette Takamura comments on the earthquake disaster in Nepal and, on the home front, the senseless death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore.

April 29, 2015 @ 11:00 pm

New Study: Savings-led Microfinance Reduces HIV Risk for Vulnerable Women in Mongolia

In a month where we celebrated World Social Work Day and International Women’s Day, we present the findings of Professor Susan Witte’s international research project on behalf of Mongolian women.

March 30, 2015 @ 8:50 pm

Social Work Practice Prepared Her for Politics, Says Zambia’s First Woman Vice President

On the occasion of International Women’s Week, the Columbia School of Social Work hosted an event featuring Her Honor Inonge Wina, a former social worker. The focus of her remarks was women’s empowerment.

March 16, 2015 @ 10:34 pm

Have You Voted Yet for Our Alumna Becky Straw? She and Her Nonprofit Are Up for DVF Award

Alumna Becky Straw and the co-founder of her nonprofit, The Adventure Project, have been nominated for a DVF Award in the category of The People’s Voice, for their work in the developing world on women’s empowerment.

March 12, 2015 @ 9:49 pm

CSSW Starts Off Women’s History Month with Three Prominent Women Speakers

With the advent of Women’s History Month, Columbia School of Social Work is honored to be hosting three women who are making history in fields related to social work.

March 2, 2015 @ 11:47 pm

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