In the first of an occasional series featuring members of the Columbia School of Social Work community who have served as agents of social change, Alexis Meisen tells the story of how the ice cream shop she co-founded in Brooklyn ended up opening a branch in Rwanda. Watch video.
After nearly ten years of running programs in southern Uganda to give AIDS orphans an opportunity to open up their own savings accounts, Professor Fred Ssewamala has reached an important milestone.
To all Columbia School of Social Work students, faculty, staff, alumni, friends and supporters: A world of best wishes for the holiday season and the new year, from Dean Jeanette Takamura.
Associate Professor Fred Ssewamala has been awarded a five-year, $3.8m grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development to examine the impact and cost of an innovative economic empowerment intervention for HIV-positive adolescents on antiretroviral therapy (ART).