Associate Professor, Social Work, Loyola University Chicago
Dr. Shweta Singh is an Associate Professor of Social Work at Loyola University Chicago. She has a doctorate from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her work explores empowerment of South Asian women's identity. Her research and scholarship focuses on violence, family, education, work, intimate and social relationships, and hepalth as well as engaging local and global policy institutions and media to South Asian women's needs. She teaches postgraduate and undergraduate courses on nonprofit management, global feminism, research and evaluation, comparative social work, dissertation planning, and India. Her community work includes hosting a radio show Global Desi World and Women, nonprofit Empowered Women E-Women, building narrative-based documentaries, and counseling. She was also the Organizer and Committee Chair for the first South Asian Womanhood and Girlhood Conference in Chicago in October 2016.