NASW Foundation National Programs
NASW Social Work Pioneers®
Margaret Elizabeth Rowe (1907-1991)
Margaret Rowe was born on October 9, 1907. She received her AB degree from Alabama College in 1929, and her MSW degree from Tulane University in 1946.
Ms. Rowe was Assistant Director of the Bureau of Public Assistance, Department of Public Welfare, in Alabama. She developed the first Work Incentive Programs in Alabama, working closely with employment services and county offices. She also worked closely with family and childrens division on establishing day care policies concerning eligibility.
She was the President of the Alabama Conference of Social Work.
She died on June 14, 1991.
Social Work Pioneer - 1992