From July 18 to July 31, the annual Social Policy & Social Work Summer Institute for Future
Leaders with its theme on Formulate Valuable Social Service & Policy was taken place in
Social Policy & Social Work Summer Institute is jointly sponsored by School of Social
Development and Public Policy (SSDPP) Fudan University and George Warren Brown
School of Social Work Washington University in St.Louis. The institute has received huge
recognition from nationwide and abroad so far.
On July 18, the opening ceremony was held in Guanghua Towers. Donghui GU, Secretary
of the Party Committee of SSDPP, Fudan University, Xizhe PENG, Chairman of Shanghai
Association of Social Workers, Professor of Population & Development, Mrs. Teresa and
Assistant Professor Estrada-Martinez from Washington University in St.Louis, Weizhen
DONG, Tenured Professor of University of Waterloo, were invited to attend the ceremony
along with 25 students and representatives of the faculty members of our school. Professor
Fang ZHAO presided over the ceremony.
Students were able to have plenty of opportunities to attend lectures of prestigious
professors and NGO leaders in the duration of the institute. There were altogether 17
lectures, two times of visiting social organizations and one seminar.
On July 31, the ceremony of completion was held in Guanghua Towers. Professors Xizhe
PENG, Deyu ZHAO and Weizhen DONG were invited to attend this ceremony. Professors
and students had a seminar during the ceremony. Xizhe PENG gave a keynote speech
and awarded certificates of completion to students.
Social Policy and Social Work Summer Institute is dedicated to building up talent pool of
social policy and social work.
August 4, 2013