International Panel on Global Social Work

Professor Jeffrey Edleson, Dean School of Social Welfare, UC Berkeley speaks on global social work, especially concerning transnational nature of some families and the Hague convention as well as the use of data science to respond more effectively to families. .

Professor Lynne Healey will speak on Social Work and the United Nations.

Lynne M. Healy, MSW, Ph.D. is Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor Emerita from the University of Connecticut School of Social Work (West Hartford, CT, USA), where she taught non-profit management, international issues, human rights, and social policy. She has consulted in a number of countries, including Jamaica, Barbados, the UAE, Mauritius, and Denmark. Dr. Healy is currently the Main Representative of the International Association of Schools of Social Work (IASSW) at UN Headquarters and serves on the NGO Committee on Social Development. She is a past Vice President and Secretary of the IASSW. Among her many publications are books on international social work and on human rights. In 2014 Dr. Healy received the Katherine A. Kendall Award for outstanding contributions to international social work education from the IASSW.

Professor Johnston Huang President of Social Work Across Borders and Professor of Social Work at United International College, China speaks on the role of Social Work Across Borders and international social work.

Professor Manohar Pawar, President ICSD, shares his thoughts on social development and global social work. He explanis global strategies to deal with social inequality and poverty.

Prof Vimla Nadkarni, Past President of IASSW, Professor and founding Dean, TATA Institute of Social Work, India

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