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A certified social worker in the state of New York, Margaret Hanson was also a diplomate of the American Board of Examiners in Clinical Social Work.

    BINGHAMTON, NY, June 24, 2019 — Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Ms. Hanson with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Ms. Hanson celebrates many years' experience in her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued in her field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

A native of Liverpool, England, Ms. Hanson immigrated to the United States in 1948, as a young girl. In 1956, she graduated from the College of Saint Rose in Albany, New York, with a Bachelor of Arts Degree. Continuing her academic efforts, she earned a Master of Arts from the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., in 1967. Ten years later, Ms. Hanson concluded her studies after securing a Master of Social Work from the School of Social Work at Marywood University in Scranton, Pennsylvania, in 1977.

A certified social worker in the state of New York, Ms. Hanson was also a diplomate of the American Board of Examiners in Clinical Social Work. Throughout her career, she has worked as a clinical social worker for a number of institutions in the state of New York, including Catholic Social Services, the Addiction Center of Broome County, Probe Inc., the Binghamton Psychiatric Clinic and the UHS Binghamton General Hospital. Most recently, she has excelled as a clinical social worker at the Samaritan Counseling Center in Endicott, New York, since 2005. She also served between 2007 and 2016 as an executive board member for AIC: the International Association of Charities, a social service organization founded by St. Vincent de Paul who organized the first volunteers to assist the poor, over 400 years ago, in 1617. Earlier in her career, Ms. Hanson was a Latin and English teacher with several Catholic high schools in the Dioceses of Syracuse, Binghamton and Rome in New York from 1957 to 1969.

Civically, Ms. Hanson has dedicated her time to serving as a member of the board of directors for the National Ladies of Charity USA from 1993 to the present. Additionally, she has been a regular contributor of articles to the aforementioned organization's newsletter, The Service-ette. Outside of work, Ms. Hanson enjoys gardening, woodworking, ballet, knitting and international travel in her spare time.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to her profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Ms. Hanson has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit www.ltachievers.com for more information about this honor.

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