MSW Student of the Year


We are proud to honor the MSW Student of the year, Reem Sharaf. Reem has a BS in Community Health and a certification in Women’s Studies from University of Maryland College Park and is currently studying clinical and behavioral health at the University of Maryland Baltimore School of Social Work. In 2019, she won the USG Caftriz Internship/Community Service Scholarship. Reem was also awarded the UMB President Inclusive Leadership Award and has shown her leadership skills at her current position as the Director of Communication at Mercy Without Limits. As a publications editor, education assistant, and research coordinator, Reem has utilized her written, oral and investigative skills to assist others. She has interned with Health Resources and Services Administration Maternal and Child Health Bureau and Linkages to Learning Family Services. Beyond academics and internships, Reem has supported the community by volunteering at the Montgomery County Victims Services Advisory Board where she assists in determining the needs of victims and their families and communicates with county executives about funding and program progress. During her time volunteering with American Muslims for Hunger Relief, Reem planned events to assist in feeding the homeless in Baltimore city. Her skills are not limited to Macro social work, Reem has also volunteered as a birth doula at Mount Saint Hospital and as a group therapy assistant working with elementary aged children with Autism. Reem has used her skills in many communities and it is our honor to acknowledge her great accomplishments. NASW MD congratulates you, Reem!

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