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Apr 12, 2023 - 2:00 pm ET/1:00 pm CT

Attracting and Engaging a Diverse Student Workforce at George Mason University (GMU)

Summary George Mason University Libraries was one of 10 institutions selected to participate in Hampton University's Grant Leading the Charge: Advancing the Recruitment, Retention and Inclusion of People of Color within the Library and Information Science Field, funded through Institute of Museum and Library Services RE-246407-OLS-20. Project leads and researchers Kat Bell and Katara Hofmann […]

Feb 20, 2023 - 2:00 pm ET/1:00 pm CT

Why Do I Stay? The DEI Perspective

"Hopefulness and cautious optimism You are not alone..BIPOC librarians struggle to stay in the profession..it’s normal. " As a follow up to popular series "Why I Left the Profession --DEI Perspective" --- "Why Do I Stay --The DEI Perspective" series is taking a closer look at resiliency and optimism in the face of many obstacles […]

Sep 15, 2022 - 12:00 pm ET/11:00 am CT

METRO’s Equity Mentorship Program from a DEI Lens (Lunch and Learn)

METRO’s Equity Mentorship Program is meant to support BIPOC students and early professionals in the library and archives field. Our intention is to create a curriculum that will aid BIPOC in their careers, while creating an opportunity for collaboration, community, networking, and mentorship. During this session, Traci Mark, Equity Mentorship Program Manager, will discuss the […]