Haben is an individual driven by her ultimate goal of empowering students throughout their educational journeys. She actively participates in the efforts of Tarzana Treatment Centers College (TTC College), as the Deputy Provost,  an institution dedicated to providing education and support to individuals affected by Substance Use Disorder (SUD) and related issues. At TTC College, Haben passionately works towards creating advocate leaders who can educate and empower others on matters related to SUD, while simultaneously reducing the stigma associated with drug abuse.

Haben’s dedication to helping others extends beyond her academic pursuits. She is actively involved in working with re-entry populations, recognizing the vital importance of providing support and opportunities to those currently incarcerated. By assisting individuals during their transition back into society, Haben strives to aid them in rebuilding their lives and successfully reintegrating into their communities.

Additionally, Haben has devoted herself to supporting underrepresented and marginalized students. Her involvement in college readiness programs allows her to provide valuable guidance and support to empower first-generation and low-income students. By addressing their unique challenges, Haben helps these students navigate the educational system and achieve their goals.

Haben’s commitment to advocacy has also led her to collaborate with various youth non-profit organizations in the greater Long Beach and Southern California areas. Her work focuses on creating safe environments for students, promoting mental health awareness, amplifying voices, advocating for quality education, and encouraging physical activity. Through her efforts, Haben strives to ensure that all students have access to the necessary resources and support systems they need to thrive.

With her expertise in program development and evaluation, Haben has successfully designed and implemented multiple curriculums, programs, and events for non-profit organizations. By tailoring her initiatives to address the specific needs of the communities she serves, she has made a significant impact in empowering individuals and fostering positive change.

Beyond her professional pursuits, Haben finds joy in embarking on adventures, traveling to new places, spending quality time with her family, and immersing herself in the pages of exciting books. These activities allow her to recharge and maintain a well-rounded perspective on life.

Through her unwavering dedication and commitment, Haben continues to make a meaningful difference in the lives of individuals impacted by SUD, re-entry populations, and underrepresented students. Her multifaceted approach to education, advocacy, and support exemplifies her passion for empowering others and creating positive change within the community.

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