Recent Presentations

Librarians building capacity for advocacy through education: building resilience for the long term. IFLA CPDWL and NPSIG online event. March 8, 2017.

Librarians building capacity for advocacy. Guest Lecture. Florida State University. February 27, 2017.

Library Services to Multiethnic and Multicultural Populations. Guest Lecture. ALA Student Chapter, Florida State University. February 10, 2017.

Experiences from ALA and IFLA: National and International Impact of Librarians. Diversity Career Night  Sponsored by the Five Colleges Libraries; Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College, UMass Amherst, and Smith College; and the UMASS Center for Multicultural Advancement and Student Success. February 7, 2017.

Libraries and the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. IFLA LAC, CPDWL, and NPSIG webinar. February 2, 2017.

The importance of reading at an early age. Online class. Seibo, Dominican Republic. February 1, 2017.

The Intentional Leader: Professional and Personal Branding. Association of Research Libraries’ 13th Annual Leadership Symposium. January 20, 2017.

Diversity and Ethics: to foster a dialogue about inclusion and ethics in libraries. EUROLIS Seminar, Libraries and human rights—caring for the whole community. London, November 25, 2016. Via Skype.

The Importance of Reading and the intersection with development and human rights. Online class. Seibo, Dominican Republic. November 21, 2016.

Librarians as agents of change: empowering us all to develop communities, provide access and save lives (translation from Spanish). Medical Library Association conference of Mar del Plata. Argentina, November 11, 2016. Via Skype.

Librarians working together and empowering us all for change (translation from Spanish). International Librarians Conference. Chile, November 3rd, 2016. Via Skype.


Reaching out to library users and non-users. Guest lecture. Queens College, October 18, 2016.

Working together: access to information and our power to cause change. IFLA WLIC 2016. Columbus, Ohio, August 15, 2016.


International Librarian