Language is a virus from outer space. William S. Burroughs
Conferences, presentations, and participation in the scholarly community.
- 2020, 09 Professional Development: Allyship, Anti-Oppression Practices, and Building Inclusive Libraries course in identifying and acknowledging positionality in relation to marginalized groups, understanding of the role and responsibilities of allies, and gaining confidence in taking action as an ally through education and discussion.
- 2020, 05 Professional Development: Teaching Patrons to Use Technology: Creating a Plan for Better Instruction course in planning, management, and coordination of technology instruction programs.
- 2020, 02 Service: Qualitative environmental scan of UNLV University Libraries’ current hiring practices. Inclusion and Equity Committee task force member.
- 2020, 02 Conference: Conference moved online due to COVID-19. MIRA in La Verne, California. Presentation selection committee member.
- 2020, 01 Service: Conference moved online due to COVID-19. International Relations Round Table Chair’s Program presentation selection committee member.
Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness. Mark Twain
Traveling has been an essential learning experience for me. From immersing myself in other cultures, I have learned the value of an openness to diverse ways of thinking. Learning about the world through my journeys is an integral part of my self-determined life’s mission. I plan to continue to expand my horizons.