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What It Means to Be a Social Worker: Her World Woman of the Year Acceptance Speech

This Perspective presents remarks delivered by Sudha Nair on August 24, 2016, in an address accepting the Her World Woman of the Year award. Dr. Nair is the executive director of PAVE (the first family violence specialist center in Singapore) and a member of the Public Service Commission of Singapore.

Project: Grand Challenges for Social Work


Nair, S. (2017, February). What it means to be a social worker: Her World Woman of the Year acceptance speech (CSD Perspective No. 17-12). St. Louis, MO: Washington University, Center for Social Development.