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Mike Avender

Human Services Major, Psychology and Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies Minors
Social Impact Lab Alumni

Graduated in 2017

Michael Avender graduated in 2017 as a human services major with a concentration in counseling psychology. He holds minors in psychology and women’s, gender and sexuality studies. After being enrolled in Rebecca Riccio’s Strategic Philanthropy and Nonprofit Management course, Michael began his work at the Social Impact Lab. As a passionate social justice advocate, the Lab helped him further understand the complexity of the systems underlying social problems, and subsequently, the effective philanthropy and social services that help fuel social change.  

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