July 09, 2021

UofSC alum builds network for Black women in social work

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By: Chardonnay Ismail

Bodequia Simon earned her bachelor's and master's degrees from the College of Social Work. Today, she runs the organization Black Girls in Social Work, more than 20,000 members strong.

Her passion for social work began during her senior year of high school, when she shadowed a hospital social worker. She now resides in Greenville and works as a licensed master social worker at Prisma Health Greenville Memorial Hospital, working in case management in the hospital’s emergency room. 

Read the full story, written by Megan Sexton, on the university website.

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