Board of Directors
Saleem M. Saleem
Membership committee chair
Saleem M. Saleem is a Professor of Social Work at Capital University, Columbus, Ohio. He earned his Doctorate in Social Work from the University of Pittsburgh and his Masters in Social Work from the University of Washington. Dr. Saleem also graduated with a Master of Arts Degree in Sociology and Literature from the University of Karachi.
He is a clinically trained psychotherapist and has extensive experience working with families and children, especially with the Save the Children Foundation of Great Britain. He generally teaches social work research, social welfare history, social policy, cultural diversity among people, inter-professional cultural competency, senior field instruction and seminar as well as General Education courses - cultural pluralism, global awareness, and macro social science theory. He pioneered the Student Social Work Exchange Program with Malardalen University in Sweden. He also built the study abroad program, Liaison of India Experience Project, at Capital University. He is committed to building international social work education programs both at undergraduate and graduate level with special emphasis of macro social work practice.
Dr. Saleem is a sought-after Board Member, President, Consultants to several philanthropic organizations, and was Editor of the News Journal, Catalyst, published by Greater Cleveland Adult Education Council. Currently he is on the Board of Lions Club and Metropolitan Community Services – T.O.U.C.H., and Chair of the Strategic Planning and Grants Development.