Setting Debt Free – Releasing the Burden of Student Loan Debt
About this Training
Feeling the weight of student loan debt is quite familiar among clinicians today and often a factor that is considered when starting and/or maintaining a private practice. As a student loan debt coach, Dr. Babe Kawaii-Bogue will discuss her own journey of paying six figures in student loan debt over the course of three years during this interactive session. Learn about the facts and realities of student loan debt today, including federal, state, local and private programs to eliminate your student loan debt as a clinician. Dr. Kawaii-Bogue will share a number of general strategies for eliminating student loan debt that she compiled through 45 in-depth interviews with womxn of color across the U.S. and in five countries abroad. There will be an opportunity for participants to ask questions to address your unique student loan debt and financial situation.
About Your Trainer
Dr. Babe Kawaii-Bogue
Dr. Babe Kawaii-Bogue is a Multiracial (African American, Native Hawaiian, white) therapist, writer, and student loan debt coach from San Francisco, California. She received her MSW and PhD in social work and psychology from the University of Michigan and has published and given talks around North America on race and gender, including: Impacts of historical racism and patriarchy, racial microaggressions, dismantling capitalism, Black collective economics, and mental health service delivery models and approaches for African American communities.
Her most recent work, Combating Anti-Blackness and White Supremacy in Organizations: Recommendations for Anti-Racist Actions in Mental Healthcare (2020) circulated the U.S. and Canada within the first few days of its release and has since been utilized in universities, hospitals, government agencies, policy/advocacy efforts, nonprofits, and corporations around the globe. Currently, she is writing a book on student loan debt for womxn of color and speaking on the topic to raise awareness about capitalism’s modern-day influence on race and gender-based oppression, which disproportionately impacts African American womxn.
As a writer, researcher, clinician, and policy advocate, Dr. Kawaii-Bogue continues to pursue her passions for race and gender-based activism, aiming to address systems of white supremacy and patriarchy to ultimately impact the wellbeing of marginalized communities.
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