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Social Work Faculty - Damaris Cortez

Damaris Cortez


Office: C-330M

​Graduate College of Social Work, University of Houston

Bachelor of Social Work, University of Houston-Downtown

Conference Presentations  

Annual Conference of Western Social Science Association, Houston, Texas, 2012  

• Mexican Indigenous Women: Empowerment through Collectivism    


McCarty, Dawn 2212729; Damaris Cortez; and Beth A. Bee (2016) "The Empowering Effects of Cooperative Development Among Indigenous Women in Southern Mexico," Journal of Family Strengths: Vol. 16: Iss. 2, Article 2. 


Asociación Nacional de Estudiantes y Profesionales de Trabajo Social de El Salvador / National Association of Social Work Students and Professionals of El Salvador, January 2014 - current 

• Coordinator    
• Social Work student retreat Planner and organizer   

• Fundraising    

 University of Houston-Downtown, Bachelors of Social Work Spanish Track, June 2014-current 

• Community Advisory Board member 


University of Houston-Downtown  Community Action Award 2010 
National Association of Social Workers – Houston Branch Social work Student of the Year 2011  
National Association of Social Workers – Texas  Social Work Student of the Year 2011 

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