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Katherine A. Kendall Library Celebration


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On June 1, 2012, the Katherine A. Kendall Library was officially unveiled at the CSWE office. Friends, family, and CSWE staff were on hand to celebrate Katherine’s legacy in social work education. The library displays a timeline and photos of key moments in Katherine’s life, and her publications are also on display for visitors to enjoy.

Katherine held various positions during at CSWE during her long tenure, including educational secretary, associate director, and executive director. Throughout her career she combined her global outlook with her passion for social work education. In 2004 she founded and endowed the Katherine A. Kendall Institute of International Social Work Education (KAKI), which is housed within CSWE, to promote and enhance the social work profession’s international perspective. Key areas of study include disaster management, global migration, and human rights. KAKI has organized and participated in conferences, workshops, and seminars in the United States, Europe, Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean.

Katherine A. Kendall Timeline (Word)