Patricia Zeider named YALSA’s 2021 Emerging Leader
For Immediate Release
Communications and Project Coordinator
CHICAGO — The has announced Seungyeon Yang-Peace, Youth Services Librarian at the Las Vegas (Nevada) Clark County Library District, as its 2021 Emerging Leader.
“I am thrilled and honored to have been selected into the 2022 Class of Emerging Leaders,” said Zeider. “I am looking forward to growing my knowledge base, learning from and networking with new people and joining a project that will benefit the library community at large.”
The ALA Emerging Leaders program is designed to enable library staff and information workers to participate in project planning workgroups; network with peers; gain an inside look into ALA structure and have an opportunity to serve the profession in a leadership capacity early in their careers.
The EL program culminates with a poster session where the Emerging Leaders will showcase the results of their project planning work during the ALA 2022 Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. this June.
YALSA’s participation in the Emerging Leaders program is funded through Friends of YALSA (FOY). Friends of YALSA was created in 2005 to ensure excellence in the Association's traditional programs and services to library workers serving teens and to support growth in new directions as our profession meets the exciting challenges of the 21st century. Each year, FOY donations fund over $15,000 in member awards, grants, scholarships, and stipends. Learn more or donate at http://www.ala.org/yalsa/givetoyalsa/foy.