WATCH: Interview with ALLSWE Scholarship Recipient, Rocio Lopez

Friday, Jan 15, 2021
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As a third-year Doctor of Social Work (DSW) student in the Phyllis & Harvey Sandler School of Social Work at Florida Atlantic University, Rocio Lopez recently received a scholarship from the National Association of Latina/Latino Social Work Educators (ALLSWE) – a great honor for her as the proud daughter of Cuban immigrants.

Lopez has found her passion as a school social worker and the endless possibilities for early prevention when working with vulnerable youth. Watch the video below to hear her biggest piece of advice for future social workers, how her Latin heritage has influenced her path thus far, and her daily motivation to make a difference.