2nd Place Winner, Vickie Fanfan Yang is an advanced standing MSW student at the University of Washington in the graduating class of June 2019. Previous to moving to Seattle, Vickie worked in various mental health roles with AIDS Vancouver Island and Island Health Authority in Canada. Her interest areas of practice include LGBTQ+ experiences in East Asian communities, substance use, and harm reduction in clinical settings. In her free time, Vickie caters to a fussy Ragdoll cat.
Read Vickie's award winning paper here: On Sexual and Gender Minorities: Queering Addictions and Substance Use