Professionalism + Leadership at Every Level

Storytelling for Empowerment and Change

o Embrace the nuances of your personal story and its power as a tool for creating positive social change. o Learn how to build safe work environments where personal stories are honored, diversity is celebrated/welcomed, and inclusivity is practiced. o Practice using narrative for empowerment and to inspire real social change. Speakers: 1) Judith Pérez-Caro, Director of Equity and Inclusion at the Georgetown University ...more »

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Program on International Decade for People of African Descent

The United Nations General Assembly on December 23, 2013 proclaimed the International Decade for People of African Descent commencing on 1 January 2015 and ending on 31 December 2024. Several activities have been held and planned by member states around the theme - "People of African descent: recognition, justice and development". This program will offer an international perspective of human rights and the role of the ...more »

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Management + Business Acumen

Search Committee Assembled - Now What?

A panel presentation where librarian administrators discuss the methods and strategies used to select a search committee for hiring purposes and the methods utilized by the search committee to ensure the best pool of job candidates are selected and vetted for their organizations. This session would address the development of an equity mindset to infuse a focus on equity, diversity, and inclusion across the hiring process, ...more »

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Professionalism + Leadership at Every Level

Ignorance Is Not Allowed - Cultural Competence Begins with You!

I would like to propose a session that may turn into a deep-dive session or Pre-conference option that would help individuals at all levels develop cultural awareness about themselves as well as those that they perceive as the "other" In an effort to understand how culture influences everything you do and everyone you meet. Learning Objectives: Participants in this session will: 1. Develop intercultural knowledge. ...more »

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