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Gina Chowa Sees Social Work Through a Global Lens

March 18, 2019

Gina Chowa, director of UNC’s Global Social Development Innovations (GSDI) research center, is considered a pioneer in global intervention research, due to her groundbreaking work on the effects of asset ownership on youth and families in resource-limited countries. Her projects … Continued

Gina Chowa Appointed Associate Dean for Global Engagement at UNC School of Social Work

July 19, 2018

In this new role, Chowa, an associate professor and director of Global Social Development Innovations at Carolina, will be responsible for creating and advancing the School’s vision for making an impact around the world and for leading and coordinating the efforts needed to fulfill the University’s overall global strategic plan and initiatives, said Dean Gary L. Bowen.

UNC Refugee Wellness Collaborative to Receive Grant

February 26, 2018

Triangle Community Foundation is awarding a $14,620 grant to the UNC Refugee Wellness Collaborative, which is based in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Social Work and supports mental health and wellness services for refugees living in … Continued

Global Social Development Innovations Center to Launch in October

September 15, 2017

More than 40 economic, nonprofit and policy leaders and practitioners from around the globe will gather in October for a three-day symposium to officially launch the opening of Global Social Development Innovations (GSDI) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. … Continued