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MSW Interns


Austin Saephan

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Austin Saephan is a first-year Master in Social Welfare student at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Austin chose to attend UCLA in order to gain a critical lens for addressing the systemic injustices oppressing vulnerable communities. As a future clinician, he aims to provide community mental health services to equity-seeking populations. In his free time, Austin enjoys watching sitcoms, spending time with friends, and going to the gym.


Brandy Monae Brown

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Brandy Brown has always been drawn to education, counseling, and medicine. At UCLA, she is pursuing adual degree in social welfare and public health, which combines her passions and gives her insight into different intervention strategies across populations. Her goal is to have a multi-faceted program that addresses the needs of minoritized youth holistically. As a busy single mother, she has a tough time balancing school, motherhood, and her baking business as well as working as a birth doula and lactation educator. But she wants to make her daughter proud and loves to spend time any free time with her doing craft projects.

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