Jennifer Hand, located in San Francisco, is a Masters of Science in Social Work candidate in the Social Enterprise Administration program at Columbia University’s School of Social Work. The SEA program provides training across all three levels of social work practice, with emphasis on management and policy. Her Field of Practice is health, mental health, and disability. For her second-year placement, Jennifer works at the Mayor’s Office of Economic and Workforce Development where she researches and assesses programs to promote equity and improve data collection. Additionally, Jennifer works as a gender and sexuality health educator and chairs the LGBTQ Community Services and Education Committee at the San Francisco Planning Department. Prior to attending Columbia University, she worked in the legal industry, small business management, and created a workforce navigator model for professionals managing severe mental illness. She attended Stony Brook University in New York for her B.A. in English and Education.