IRRT Webinar Committee

Statement of Role, Purpose, and Function  

The purpose of the IRRT Webinar Committee is to support IRRT's mission to promote interest in library issues and librarianship worldwide by fostering membership engagement through the implementation of webinar programs.

The Committee is responsible to:

  1. Plan and present at least four webinars each year.
  • Committee members brainstorm topics, recruit speakers, provide publicity.
  • Coordinates with the ALA International Relations Office (IRO) to present the webinars.

       2. Serves as a resource to other IRRT Committees interested in planning webinars.

  • The respective IRRT Committee is responsible for program planning and facilitation.
  • The Webinar Committee provides program support and liaise with IRO to schedule and promote webinars.


List of upcoming and past webinars.


Dr. Gina de Alwis (Co-Chair, June 1, 2020 to June 30, 2022)
Independent LIS Researcher and Former Academic Librarian

Ophelia T. Morey (Co-Chair, June 1, 2020 to June 30, 2022)
University at Buffalo


Ms. Dorcas Hand (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Students Need Libraries in HISD

Laila Hussein Moustafa (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
University of Illinois at Chicago

Ms. Aditi Gupta (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
University of Victoria-McPherson Library



Delin Guerra (Staff Liaison)
American Library Association
225 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 1300
Chicago, IL 60611


Committee Roster (Full contact information requires log in).



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