Learning to See by Listening to Others: On Discrimination in Libraries

Sign says "Stop, Look, Listen"

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Months ago when I heard from Rachel Frick that she was working with others to organize a summit on leadership and gender, I volunteered immediately to help in any way I can. As a woman in a “woman’s profession,” where the vast majority of librarians are women and the future is decidedly digital, I’d been fretting about technology and libraries, my own skills, and where I’m going professionally. I thought this would be a great opportunity to talk with others about the challenges (both age-old and more modern) to women being valued for their work and to their moving into leadership positions. Rachel invited me to be on the advisory group of the LTG Summit, and then I started to do my homework. … (Read the rest here)

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