Carol Soules, MSW, LICSW is the Associate Director of Civic Engagement and Service-Learning at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She has taught service-learning courses for the past decade. Among her various roles, she coordinates faculty and curriculum development and community partnership development at UMass Amherst. Prior to her role at the University, Carol was a social work practitioner, providing therapeutic services to youth, adults and the elderly for over two decades. She is also a veteran home school practitioner. For 10 years she taught and prepared her two children for successful college experiences and life endeavors. Both are now established entrepreneurs contributing to the social good in various ways. The common thread throughout Carol’s life and career is working for social change toward a more just and equitable world.