Women in Librarianship and Wellness webinar

For Immediate Release
Fri, 05/27/2022

Contact:

Beatrice Calvin, MA, CWWS, CDF

Manager, Professional Development

Office for Human Resource Development and Recruitment

312.280.4280

BCalvin@ala.org

The ALA Committee on the Status of Women in Librarianship (COSWL) will present a complimentary webinar “Women in Librarianship and Wellness” on Tuesday, June 7, 2022, 2:00 pm (ET)/1:00 pm (Central). Register now.

Recent natural and man-made crises around the world have significantly impacted library workers' wellness. Join the ALA Committee on the Status of Women in Librarianship for a lively  conversation with library leaders sharing recommendations and best practices on how we can foster wellness for ourselves and others. The format includes a rapid round of brief presentations from the speakers and a question-and-answer session. 

Speakers include:

  • Emily Drabinski, soon to be ALA President-Elect, and Chief librarian at The Graduate Center, City University of New York

  • Shauntee Simpson, President of the Black Caucus of the American Library Association, and Manager of School Outreach for The New York Public Library

  • Cindy Hohl, Past President of the American Indian Library Association, and Kansas City Public Library's Director of Branch Operations

  • Robin Kear, Faculty Librarian,  University Senate President at the University of Pittsburgh

  • Moderator: Loida Garcia-Febo, Chair COSWL, ALA President 2018-2019,  and International Library Consultant

 

Register now. Space is limited. This webinar will be recorded and made available to registrants who may not be able to attend the live event.

 

The ALA Office for Human Resource Development and Recruitment (HRDR) serves as liaison to the ALA Committee on the Status of Women in Librarianship (COSWL).