|8th Annual Awards Dinner|
NASW-NYC Social Work Leadership Awards
Over the years, NASW-NYC has highlighted exemplary social workers in New York City, specifically through our Leadership Awards Dinner, every December since 2007.
NASW-NYC strives to recognize social workers in New York City who stand out among others. Through this page, you will find highlights of our Leadership Awards Dinners throughout the years, as well as biographies of the individuals honored.
Since 2007, the Emerging Social Work Leader Award has been awarded to 98 individuals demonstrating outstanding social work leadership, early in their careers, 3-10 years post-grad.
In 2010, NASW additionally highlighted seasoned leaders in New York City with the “Highest Social Work Leadership Award.” This award was given to social workers who have positively contributed to what the profession is today. To date, 19 outstanding social work leaders have been honored.
The last category NASW added in 2011 was the Exemplary Mid-Career Social Work Leader for professionals showing stellar leadership capacities 10+ years post-grad. This award has been given to 36 social workers.
All of the leadership award categories exist to show the professional community who the leaders of the future are.