We look forward to hosting our final event of the semester!
MSE is delighted to have the following guest speakers:
Puna Sabagala was raised on the Leeward coastline of O’ahu in the moku of Wai’anae. He graduated from Kamehameha schools in 1998. At the University of Hawaiʽi, he was a first-generation/non-traditional student that earned his BA in Art Studio/Photography and then went on to earn his Master of Public Health degree specializing in Epidemiology. His experiences as a first-generation/non-traditional student was the driving force behind his interest in helping other students reach their full potential. As an undergrad and grad student, he worked as a Mānoa Peer Advisor for four and a half semesters. Currently, he works for two projects in the Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work. He serves as the Project Manager for the Impacts of Social Proximity to Bias Crime Among COFA-migrants in Hawaiʽi project. And is also the Project Assistant for the Hawaiʽi Child Welfare Education Collaboration (HCWEC).