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Sherisse Laud-Hammond

Alumni Stories

MSW Alumna Reflects on Transformative Year as Penn Women’s Center Director

Last year, Sherisse Laud-Hammond was named the new director of the Penn Women’s Center, a position in which she is...

Image of Alicia Chatterjee

Student Life, Alumni Stories

PSCSW Awards for Clinical Excellence Recognizes PhD Student

Alicia Chatterjee, PhD candidate and MSW graduate at Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2), recently won a Pennsylvania Society...

SP2 Welcome alumni sign

Alumni Stories

SP2 Celebrates 2020 Alumni Hall of Fame Inductees

While the festivities may have been virtual this year, the tenor of the 2020 Penn School of Social Policy &...

Christin Gregory

Alumni Stories

DSW Alumna Publishes Innovative Palliative Care Study

Christin Gregory, MSW ‘08, DSW ‘14, at Penn’s School of Policy and Practice (SP2) has published a groundbreaking study in...

Amy Castro Baker speaking at a cash transfer informational session

Faculty & Research, Alumni Stories

Center for Guaranteed Income Research is Launched

Mayors for a Guaranteed Income (MGI), together with the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) has...

Sayeeda Rashid

Alumni Stories

SP2 Grad Advocates for Philly’s LGBTQ Population

As policy fellow with Philadelphia’s Office of LGBT Affairs, Sayeeda Rashid of the School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2)...

Walter Jean-Jacques speaks at podium

Alumni Stories

MSSP Alum Awarded 2020 Bank of America Fellowship

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” is a question many can recall hearing throughout childhood. For...

Allison Werner-Lin, associate professor in the School of Social Policy and Practice.

Faculty & Research, Alumni Stories

Working on ‘the Human Side’ of Heritable Cancers

"I love working with people,” says Allison Werner-Lin of the School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2). Werner-Lin’s office overlooking Locust Walk is...

Rachel Dungan, MSSP'13

Alumni Stories

MSSP Alumna Named Fulbright Public Policy Fellow

Widely recognized as a prestigious grant that facilitates global learning opportunities, the Fulbright Program is the largest international exchange program...