Dean Khinduka built the modern research-oriented George Warren Brown School of Social Work. He is also a dedicated leader committed to furthering the social work profession.
Tag: social innovation
Sherraden marks Singapore’s 50th Anniversary with lecture on social innovation
Singapore’s innovative response to its rough and vulnerable beginning has shaped the first 50 years of the island country, Michael Sherraden said Wednesday, speaking to a crowd gathered at the National University of Singapore for his public lecture marking Singapore’s 50th Anniversary as an independent nation.
Singapore event for Next Age Institute set for Monday, February 23
The Singapore launch of the Next Age Institute is on Monday, February 23, at the National University of Singapore. The event will feature Singapore’s Senior Minister of State Amy Khor as the guest of honor.
Social Workers Shaping Welfare Policy in South Africa: The White Paper for Social Welfare and Lessons for Policy Practice
Patel, L. (2014, April). Social workers shaping welfare policy in South Africa: The white paper for social welfare and lessons for policy practice (CSD Perspective No. 14-23). St. Louis, MO: Washington University, Center for Social Development.
Social Challenges and Policy Innovations by Social Workers in Australia
Pawar, M. (2014). Social challenges and policy innovations by social workers in Australia (CSD Working Paper No. 14-10). St. Louis, MO: Washington University, Center for Social Development.
International conference covers ‘Social Innovation and Engagement’
Social workers from around the world traveled to St. Louis in April to join a conversation about policy challenges, policy practice and professional training of social workers.
Social Innovation and Engagement: Social Challenges, Policy Practice, and Professional Training of Social Workers
April 6-8, 2014, St. Louis, Missouri
Sherraden appointed to named professorship in Singapore
Michael Sherraden, PhD, George Warren Brown Distinguished University Professor and director of the Center for Social Development at the Brown School, has been named the inaugural S. R. Nathan Professor at the National University of Singapore.
CSD again leading social innovation: New book on productive aging in Chinese
In the decades ahead, China will have a very large older population, with many older adults who are relatively healthy and interested in being actively engaged in their communities. Contributions of older adults will be necessary for social and economic development of families, communities and society.
Symposium on International Research and Innovation
April 17, 2012, St. Louis, Missouri
Symposium on international research and innovation
The Center for Social Development at Washington University’s Brown School will host a Symposium on International Research and Innovation on April 17, 2012, to examine the process and experiences of building international research partnerships and highlight innovations in economic empowerment and financial inclusion in international settings.
United Nations award recognizes innovative IDA program in South Korea
CSD congratulates its research partner, Seoul Welfare Foundation, for winning the 2010 United Nations Public Service Award in the category of “Improving the delivery of public services” for its leadership of the Seoul Hope-Plus Savings Accounts project.
Presentations in Asia underscore international interest in assets and social policy
CSD director Michael Sherraden and Margaret Sherraden, CSD research professor, were in high demand when they spent the fall semester of 2009 in Asia.