College of Education and Human Development

School of Social Work

Alumna Anna Lifson Takes on Leadership Role

Our alumna Anna Lifson, MSW, LICSW (she/they), currently serving as the Assistant Director in the Women's Center, has assumed the position: Interim Director, there today. Anna's journey at UMN demonstrates commitment to equity, and matters of diversity.

Prior to joining the University, Anna made a significant impact in community-based agencies, including serving as a queer and trans-focused trauma therapist, a family and children's advocate, a sexual and reproductive health educator/abortion doula, a bilingual (Spanish/English) volunteer coordinator, an anti-violence program manager, a youth community organizing director, and an anti-racism collective facilitator.

Anna also teaches in our MSW program. Congratulations, Anna! We are so #UMNProud.