Career options in social work
Know the Speaker
Kavya Narayanan (Program officer, South India AIDS Action Program)
Genre: Social Work, Career Options & Emerging Fields
Social work is a rewarding career for those who are interested in working with people and wish to address social and community issues.
Many people think that social work simply involves working with NGOs as a part-time job/activity.
But in reality, social workers work with individuals, communities, and families and deal with social issues such as unemployment, education, and poverty.
Social workers contribute to the society by working for the upliftment of poor people, by working with children with special needs and promoting women empowerment.
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About the Speaker (Kavya Narayanan):
Kavya Narayanan, a program officer at South India AIDS Action Program is currently working on a project that focuses on the mental health of adolescents in low income communities in Chennai . She did her Research Master in Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience from Maastricht University. She also did her Bachelor’s in Biotechnology , Chemistry and Zoology from Christ University , Bengaluru. She has dedicated herself to exploring and researching intersectional mental health of marginalized communities .
Social work as a career is very prominent these days and the number of people choosing social work as a career increases day by day . This episode talks about the social service path Kavya chose and the career options in social work . She also gives amazing advice for her younger version that can help the coming generation .
Follow her on Linked in :-https://www.linkedin.com/in/kavya-narayanan-1b38a811b
Connect with the hosts:
Naveen Samala: https://www.linkedin.com/mwlite/in/naveensamala
Sudhakar Nagandla: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nvsudhakar
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