World Social Work Day Lecture: "Evolving Social Policies and Children in Developing Countries" Mar 18, 2013, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm



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Dr. Shirley Gatenio Gabel is a long-time advocate for children. Her diverse experiences include directing public policy analyses for government and not-for profits, lobbying, and organizing community efforts. She helped create and managed the Internet-based Clearinghouse on International Developments in Child and Family Policies at Columbia University. Dr. Gatenio Gabel was appointed to the Council on Global Learning, Research, and Practice, CSWE Commission on Global Social Work Education. The charge of this Council is to further opportunities for the development and exchange of social work education, research, and practice internationally. She is the primary investigator for a grant from the Westchester Community Foundation to conduct an assessment of the unmet social and economic needs of women and girls in Westchester County. Dr. Gatenio Gabel is an assistant professor at Fordham University’s Graduate School of Social Service. Her primary research area is comparative child and family policies in both industrialized and developing countries.

She was a Senior Fulbright Scholar in Bulgaria where she taught research and policy courses, and researched the effectiveness of social policies in Bulgaria in reducing the social exclusion of Roma children. Dr. Gatenio Gabel’s current research includes an analysis of the new social risks for children globally and emerging policy responses.

Lunch Provided. Registration Not Required.

Location Information

Location: 2017 Cathedral of Learning