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Training Opportunities

As part of the overall mission, GROW offers research assistant and scholarship opportunities for postgraduate and graduate students. We are fortunate to work with a group of excellent trainees who contribute richly to the overall mission of the program.

GROW Trainees

  • Azza Hussein is a second-year master’s student at the University of New Haven where she is earning a degree in Community Psychology with a concentration in Research and Evaluation. She is a graduate research assistant for the Community Psychology program, and a Youth Leadership Coordinator at IRIS, where she works to empower and support adolescent refugee girls by engaging in activities that center around self and community advocacy. Azza is also working as an intern with Dr. Crusto and Dr. Childs to help support the development and evaluation of the GROW curriculum.

GROW Alumni

  • Research Assistant, Yale School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry Driven critical thinker committed to investigating and promoting health equity using a multidisciplinary collaborative model - especially addressing food and nutrition security, environmental justice, and mental and chronic health outcomes.