Tiffany Younger

Research Assistant

Tiffany Younger is the founder of the Social Change Agents Institute(SCAI), a project that brings social workers, professionals, and educators to developing countries within the African Diaspora to offer free mental health services and social change workshops in countries such as South Africa, Ghana, Kenya and Brazil. Prior to running the institute, Tiffany worked as a Policy Fellow for United States Senator Kirsten Gillibrand where she focused on issues of criminal justice, gender and race equity. 

Tiffany obtained her Masters Degree in Social Policy at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Social Policy and Practice. She is an Adjunct Lecturer at Columbia University School of Social Work and the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College  where she teaches Social Welfare Policy and Human behavior and the environment.

Currently, Tiffany is obtaining her doctoral degree in Social Welfare at the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College, where she is a fellow in the Hunter-Weill T32 Transdisciplinary Research Program where she serves as a Clinical Research Fellow at Weill Cornell studying Clinical Epidemiology. Her research focuses on the relationship between stress and heart disease. She is obtaining her doctoral degree in Social Welfare at the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College.

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