Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Series, Part 2: Assessment - Implications and Applications for Library & Information Organizations
May 22, 2023, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
This webinar will build upon the introduction provided by Dr. Bright's May 11 webinar and cover DEI assessment approaches for Library and Information Organizations (LIOs).
• Evaluate current workplace practices in order to begin the process of identifying DEI strengths and weaknesses.
Presenter: Dr. Kawanna Bright is Assistant Professor of Library Science at East Carolina University where she teaches courses in Library Administration & Management, Services to Diverse Populations, Academic Librarianship, and Collection Development. Dr. Bright earned her doctorate in Research Methods & Statistics (2018, University of Denver) and an MLIS (2003, University of Washington). Prior to earning her doctorate, she was an academic librarian for 12 years, specializing in public services. Her research focuses on assessment in libraries; equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) in libraries; the application of research methodology to the study of library and information science; and the importance of the liaison librarianship role in academic libraries. She is a 2021 NCLA Round Table for Ethnic Minority Concerns' LIS Instructor Roadbuilder Award recipient.