Wednesday, January 13, 2021

ALA MW Conference- Program: Anti-racism Work and Women in Librarianship

 Dear colleagues,

The ALA Midwinter Conference was extended to January 19!   
Dates of the conference: January 22-26.  Link to register:  

I would like to share that the ALA Committee on the Status of Women in Librarianship (COSWL) which I Chair, is presenting the following program during the ALA Midwinter #ALAMW21 and it is part of the Symposium on the Future of Libraries:

Program title: Anti-racism Work and Women in Librarianship

It is inspiring to collaborate with dedicated librarian heroes to present this event which I will Moderate.
Speakers at our program:

Twanna Hodge, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Librarian 
University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries 
Gainesville, Florida

 Dr. Nicole Cooke, Augusta Baker Endowed Chair and Associate Professor
School of Information Science, University of South Carolina

Shauntee Simpson, President of the Black Caucus of the American Library Association

Tasha Nins, Children's Librarian, Ramsey County Library in Minnesota

Best regards,


Loida Garcia-Febo
Loida Garcia-Febo
International Library Consultant
Member of ACURIL in the Caribbean!

American Library Association President 2018-2019
Chair, ALA 2030 Sustainable Development Goals Task Force
Chair, ALA Committee on the Status of Women in Librarianship (COSWL)
IFLA Management of Library Associations Section, Information Coordinator
IFLA New Professionals Co-Founder, Advisor
Founder, New Librarians Global Connections online series
IFLA Governing Board Member 2013-2017

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

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