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Berkeley Social Welfare Student Minh Dang Named White House

Graduating MSW student recognized for advocacy efforts on behalf of sex trafficking victims and survivors

Minh Dang (MSW '13) Named "Champion of Change" by the White House

Berkeley Social Welfare graduating MSW student Minh Dang (MSW '13) is being recognized by the White House as a "Champion of Change" for her efforts to stop sex trafficking of youth in the United States.

The White House special merit is bestowed to different groups of Americans who demonstrate exceptional dedication to -- and create change within -- their communities. As part of her award, Dang is one of 15 women of Asian, Hawaiian and Pacific Islander heritage invited to speak at a Champions of Change event in Washington, DC on May 6. The event is taking place as part of Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month.

In additional recognition of her extraordinary commitment, Dang has earned a place on UC Berkeley's Wall of Fame, which includes the names of campus graduates whose "visions and talents have changed the world."

Click here to read more about Dang and her advocacy work in the UC Berkeley News Center article, "White House honors student working to stop human trafficking."