Gloria Escobar-Chaparro

Acting Director of the Health Advocacy Program

BS, St. John’s University. MA, Sarah Lawrence College. Fieldwork coordinator, professional development advisor; consultant and grant writer for Mossville Environmental Action Now (MEAN); special projects consultant for iCouldBe, an online mentoring program; 20 years in financial services, focusing on project and product management and intellectual property. Areas of interest include social justice, particularly around access to healthy and safe environmental and quality educational resources, management of debilitating chronic diseases, and access to care. SLC, 2010–

Previous Courses

Fieldwork Seminar


This course will provide students with supportive guidance in the development of their sense of professional identity. Students will have an opportunity to work on practical skills, such as resume development and standards for behavior, that are essential for work as health advocates. Students will also have the opportunity to share and reflect upon specific fieldwork experiences.