Congratulations to Anne Malin, MSW '17 who is the new Director of Program Development, Global Research Institute, Kyrgzstan. From the classroom to the field: Anne Malin, MSW, LMSW is the new Director of Program Development for the Global Research Institute (GLORI) NGO in Kyrgyzstan. GLORI and partners are developing a caregiver support program for those caring for an elderly family member with dementia. Anne reports, "I am applying skills I learned at USM School of Social Work in my current position and also have drawn on my experience from my concentration year internship placement at a long term care and skilled rehabilitation facility." In the photo, Anne (seated front & center) is meeting with social workers, psychologists, and community outreach workers from NGO Podruga in Osh, Kyrgyzstan. NGO Podruga provides HIV prevention and other services for female sex workers in the region.