AIRIKA BUFORD LLMSW Airika is the communications and outreach coordinator for Wayne State's TIP Program. She is a Wayne State University alumni ('08) having graduated with a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology. Airika also obtained a Master of Social Work from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor ('10) concentrating on Community Organizing within Community and Social Systems. During her studies, Airika was featured several times in the inaugural, student led, SSW research Journal. Airika also has a background in Child Welfare as she worked for 4 1/2 years as a Foster Care Specialist for the State of Michigan (Macomb County). She is also a member of Michigan Nonprofit Association and is a recent graduate of MNA's Leadership With Purpose program. In the near future, Airika would like to further pursue her education by obtaining a doctorate that would allow for her do further research on improving the child welfare system, for both the families and employees and also developing program and services to address the many needs of at-risk minority males.
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