​Carla Bykowski, MSW
Advisory Board Member

Carla Bykowski, MSW has over twenty years of experience in programs serving children, families, and schools in diverse...  Read More.

Iris Rojas Bertrand, LCSW

Advisory Board Member

Iris Rojas Bertrand is a bilingual Licensed Clinical Social Worker with an occupation as a Share and Care counselor at...  Read More.

James Schrage, MSW

Advisory Board Member

James Schrage is the founder and Executive Director of Families Uniting Families (2004) - a 501(c)3 non-profit that is license... Read More.

Tasha Willis, EdD, MSW
Advisory Board Member

Dr. Tasha Y. Willis graduated with a bachelors in International Studies (Kenyon College), a master's in social service...  Read More.​

Sara Ustabas, LCSW

Advisory Board Member

Sara Ustabas is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over ten years of professional field experience including medical... Read More.

Grace Orpilla, MSW

Grace Orpilla has 12 years of experience as a lecturer and faculty member at California State University Los Angeles...  Read More.​

Aiko Yep, LCSW


Aiko Yep's passion for international exchange opportunities arose after an eye-opening volunteer trip to Ofaakor, Ghana...  Read More.

Rosalina De Casas, MSW


Rosalina de Casas is a Psychiatric Social Worker for the Los Angeles Unified School District.  She earned her Master...  Read More.

Luz Fernandez, MSW
Board Member

Luz Elena earned a Master of Social Work degree with a concentration in older adults and families from Cal State Los...  Read More.

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Social Work Abroad Program (SWAP) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization committed to providing international learning opportunities for US-based social work students.