Rogério Pinto: Harnessing the Power of Social Capital

“Social capital is what is needed for an individual to come to a university and to be exposed to all the opportunities that majority groups have naturally.”

This episode of Strength in the Midst of Change features Rogério Pinto, Associate Dean for Research and Professor of Social Work, School of Social Work. Rogério shares his insights about what led him to his career in social work and acknowledges the importance of harnessing the power of social capital in university DEI efforts. 

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