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IDEAL ’19: Advancing Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility in Libraries & ArchivesAugust 6 -7, 2019
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Wednesday, August 7 • 1:45pm - 2:45pm
If We Don't, Who Will? How Managers Can Support Employees Who Work in EDI

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There is little training for library managers, and even fewer training opportunities on the best ways to support staff engaged in equity, diversity, and inclusion work. This roundtable, facilitated by supervisors and supervisees from 5 different libraries, will give practical guidance and strategies on how managers can more effectively advocate for and alleviate structural barriers so their staff are meaningfully supported in these efforts.

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Erin White

Head, Digital Engagement, Virginia Commonwealth University
I'm Erin. My pronouns are they/them/theirs. I've been at VCU for 10 years in various roles, and I set strategic and tactical direction for the digital platforms at VCU Libraries. I also spend a lot of time thinking/emailing about gender inclusion and other diversity and equity efforts... Read More →

Tarida Anantachai

Lead Librarian, Learning Commons, Syracuse University
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Shannon D. Jones

Director of Libraries, Medical University of South Carolina
Shannon’s career in libraries spans 20 years. Currently, she is the Director of Libraries for the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. In this role, Shannon assumes leadership for all aspects of the library including strategic planning, budgeting, technology integration... Read More →
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Sojourna Cunningham

Social Sciences and Assessment Librarian, University of Richmond
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Twanna Hodge

Academic/Research Librarian, SUNY Upstate Medical University Health Sciences Library
Twanna Hodge, MLIS is a graduate of the University of Washington Information School. She was the Diversity Resident Librarian at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City and was the previous Information Literacy and Collection Development Librarian at the University of the Virgin... Read More →

Wednesday August 7, 2019 1:45pm - 2:45pm
Ohio Union - Cartoon Room 2 - 3rd flr