Quiet Leadership: Foster your identity as an introverted or quiet leader to inspire beyond words

Wednesday, 12/7/2022
  • 1:00 PM-2:30 PM (Eastern)
  • 12:00 PM-1:30 PM (Central)
  • 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Mountain)
  • 10:00 AM-11:30 AM (Pacific)

Squash the ideals of extroverted, outgoing, or charismatic leadership by combating the idea to be a model leader you have to be loud. Quiet or introverted leadership challenges the extroverted norms and expectations by promoting a healthy and successful working environment through modesty, humility and action. Learn to focus on individual aspirations and talents, inspiring others through guidance and encouragement, and working with what you have rather than fighting the mold.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this webinar, participants will:

  • Become knowledgeable of stereotypes that plague quiet leadership
  • Learn how to accept who you are and what leadership qualities best fit you, especially tailored to those who identify as an introvert
  • Discover qualities of leadership of compassion and understanding
  • Learn how work environments can collaborate and inspire

Who Should Attend

Nearly everyone is encouraged to attend, but emphasis is given to those who are introverted or those who are extroverted and seek to learn more about their introverted colleagues. Emerging, middle, or senior librarians and library staff in leadership or aspiring to be in leadership who are naturally introverted. Introverted staff who seek to understand themselves and others and vice versa, extroverted leaders who seek to understand introverted leaders and staff.


Jennifer Blair is the Head of User Services Librarian and Associate Professor at Azusa Pacific University (APU). Her role is dedicated to the user experience, including marketing the library, and teaching. She has extensive experience teaching online courses in design and computer literacy. Jennifer holds a B.A. in Graphic Design, a M.A in Education with an emphasis in Educational Multimedia, and a M.S. in Library and Information Studies. Her experience in academic and public libraries as well as work experience in art and design allow her to employ visionary strategies to enrich progress and enhance advancement for students.



Individual registration rates are as follows:

  • RUSA members: $46.61
  • ALA members: $71.10
  • ALA student members: $37.12
  • Non-members: $79.00

How to Register


Tech Requirements

This webinar will be offered using Zoom. Speakers or a headset for listening to the presentation are required. Closed captioning is available in the Zoom platform. You may interact with the presenter and ask questions through text-based chat. The webinar will be recorded and the link to the recording shared with registrants shortly after the live event. 

For questions or additional information, pleas contact Ninah Moore at nmoore@ala.org.


Questions about your registration should be directed to registration@ala.org

Technical questions about the webinar should be directed to Ninah Moore, RUSA Program Officer-Continuing Education, at nmoore@ala.org

Thank you and we look forward to your participation!