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3300 Peachtree Road NE Atlanta, GA 30305, USA

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Friday, August 11 • 11:00am - 11:30am
Accolades and Acquisitions of the First: African-American Pioneers in Library Leadership

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Participants will explore several African Americans who were the first to breach homogeneous institutions in librarianship. As the first, these African Americans leverage their achievements to enact an institutional culture of change, advocate for authentic leadership and organization integrity in the evolution of library services for African Americans.  Consequently, under their leadership, foster collaboration and forged partnership in librarianship for the self-actualization of African Americans pursuing careers as librarians.


Janice M. Young

Librarian, VA
Janice has worked in traditional and specialized libraries, and federal agencies, over the past two decades. She received her undergraduate degrees in Communications and Sociology from the University of Nevada Las Vegas, a Master of Education from Regis University, and a Master of... Read More →

Friday August 11, 2017 11:00am - 11:30am EDT
Ivy I (Grand Hyatt Buckhead)