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Grace Felten (USA)

Grace Felten (USA)
Research and Advocacy Intern

Grace is currently working towards her master’s degree in social work at the University  of Connecticut (UCONN) School of Social Work with a concentration in Policy Practice. Along with her MSW, she is doing three additional graduate certificates in the areas of International Social Work, Human Rights, and Women, Children and Families. This past spring, she completed her first year of fieldwork representing the International Association of Schools of Social Work (IASSW) at the United Nations. 

Grace’s previous experience includes business project management and non-profit work. She worked for the Jane Goodall Institute as the National Youth Leadership manager for Roots & Shoots, a global network of youth doing community service projects for people, animals, and the environment.  Grace brings with her a passion for community service and volunteering. She has been involved in many service projects both locally and internationally.  Her main interest is in working for the human rights of women and girls.  She is looking forward to working with GNWP this year as her final year of fieldwork to complete her master’s.