A few months ago it came up in a conversation about the name of my blog. Why keep it the diversity fellow blog when I am no longer a diversity fellow? Great question! I wanted to keep the name to remind myself and to inform others that this was my way into this profession. I… Continue reading What’s up with the name?!
“Sometimes we have to do the work even though we don't yet see a glimmer on the horizon that it's actually going to be possible.” Angela Davis Here I am in my #InFormation shirt that I was so happy and proud to purchase in support of #BlackLivesMatter in LIS. So the question that I will… Continue reading 2 years & I am still here!
What day is it?! This past year has been a unique year. We had to navigate a pandemic which led to my professional world and my personal world coming together. Being a parent and working from home was so tough. So I had to figure out a balance that made sense for me. At first,… Continue reading 2020 Reflections & 2021 Intentions
I want to say thank you Chelsea Misquith for leading other librarians to write a letter of support for 5 Black Librarians. I appreciate your time and energy. If you haven’t seen the letter, here it is, An Open Call for JMLA and Medical Librarianship to Support Black Colleagues When I saw the letter circulating… Continue reading Thank you for the support!
There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you. Maya Angelou It has been some time since I have written on my blog. Most of my time has been spent writing so that my written work can be in a journal and/or a book. As a tenure track faculty, I have to… Continue reading When publishing goes wrong