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Key Adler Trailblazer Featured As 'On The Dot' Woman 09.27.17
Key Adler Trailblazer Featured As 'On The Dot' Woman
09.27.17

A publication focused on delivering a “daily dose of inspiration” recently found it in a key Adler University faculty member whose passion for advancing social justice and engaging communities is palpable.

Dr. Elena Quintana, executive director of the university’s Institute on Public Safety and Social Justice, was selected as a “Woman to Watch” by On the Dot. The publication and its respective newsletter serves readers the latest news, stories and commentary about women in business.

“Let’s break down Elena’s important work in simple terms,” the feature says. “When it comes to violence in any community, instead of cursing the darkness, Elena sheds light on what’s driving such violence.”

Hailed as a community builder, Dr. Quintana works tirelessly to establish a better society for those re-entering after incarceration, the article says.

The piece also gives a shoutout to Adler University's 1952 debut.

"As the oldest independent school of psychology in North America, Adler University — which has a female-dominated leadership team, by the way — educates students about the importance of engaging communities and advancing social justice," the feature says. "It seems like old Alfred was really onto something!"

Read the full story and listen to an audio version via On The Dot

Learn more about Dr. Quintana, and the Institute on Public Safety and Social Justice on our website.

About Adler University

Adler University educates students to engage the world and create a more just society. Established in 1952, it enrolls more than 1,400 students in master’s and doctoral programs for social change through its campuses in downtown Chicago and Vancouver, as well as an Online Campus. Adler University’s mission is to continue the pioneering work of Alfred Adler, the first community psychologist, by graduating socially responsible practitioners, engaging communities and advancing social justice.