Master of Social Work (MSW) at Michigan State University
Ms. Shehu completed her BA degree in Public Policy and Management at the American University in Kosovo and was granted two scholarships during her studies. She led the largest student volunteer club in Kosovo, AUK Charity Club, with 18 community projects and more than 90 volunteer activists for a year. Simultaneously, she was an active member of the AUK Student Government and Kosova Cap Project. Her initial work experience was with the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network, where she was promoted to Project Assistant. During this and subsequent job experiences with Public International Law and Policy Group and the Centre for Research, Documentation and Publication, she developed a special interest in advocating on behalf of vulnerable children and families of all communities. She intends to obtain a Master’s Degree in Social Work and will return to Kosovo after her studies conclude to contribute to the development of resources and networks to enhance family functioning, the safety of children and women as victims of abuse, and their education.