NISO Webinar: Supporting Women & Minorities in Technology

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Tue Mar 29 12:15:23 EDT 2016

*NISO Webinar: Supporting Women and Minorities in Technology*

*Wednesday, April 13, 1pm – 2:30 PM EDT*

Learn more and register at:

Join us for a roundtable discussion with four industry professionals
regarding the challenges facing women and minorities in technology-related
roles within the information community.

Speakers include:

   - ·      *Bess Sadler*, Stanford University Library
   - ·      *Elizabeth Caley*, Meta
   - ·      *Amanda J. Wilson*, National Transportation Library
   - ·      *Elizabeth Wickes*, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

This 90-minute webinar will touch on a variety of challenges that women and
minorities may face in technology work, and related solutions that
organizations can consider, including:

   - The problem of women and minorities leaving math and science tracks
   early on

   - Recognizing the value of alternative credentials and expertise in
   dealing with technology
   - Following non-traditional pathways into technology jobs
   - Identifying and connecting with potential mentors
   - Fostering networking opportunities
   - Challenges facing smaller businesses (start-ups) in trying to attract
   - Finding the elusive work/life balance

Pricing information for this event can be found at:

For more information about this event, contact Jill O’Neill (
joneill at

Other questions for NISO? Get in touch at:


3600 Clipper Mill Road

Suite 302

Baltimore, MD 21211-1948

Phone: +1.301.654.2512

Email: nisohq at


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