Supporting Graduate Student Parents: Lessons from UC Berkeley featuring Selam Haile, Director of UC Berkeley’s Graduate Student Parent Advocacy Project

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Please join us for a special virtual event with Selam Haile to discuss UC Berkeley’s Graduate Student Parent Advocacy Project! Also if you’re a grad student, we can reimburse you for your lunch order!

About Selam:

Selam is the Graduate Student Parent Advocacy Project Director at UC Berkeley. In addition to this position, she has worked with the Student-Parent Center as a student staff, and this year as an Masters in Social Work Intern. Selam is a double bear; she graduated with B.A. in Sociology and Human rights from UC Berkeley, and is completing her Masters of Social Welfare this May. She specializes in SOC (strengthening organizations and communities) and focuses on policy advocacy, community organizing, and program development. Most of her work has been with marginalized communities, addressing equity and access in education, youth, and women empowerment.

Selam was born and raised in Eritrea (a small country in East Africa). She is an immigrant, first generation, re-entry, and student parent. She lives in Oakland with her family and is a wife and mother to two boys in 6th and 2nd grade. Selam also enjoys the outdoors, coffee with friends and family, and binge-watching Netflix in her free time (if there is ever free time).

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