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DEI Training: Recruitment and Retention of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC
Friday, November 04, 2022, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM PDT
Category: Events

AAHSL DEI Training: Recruitment and Retention of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC)

November 4, 2022 | 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM PT / 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM ET

*Registration is limited to 60 attendees

Register Today for November 4!
Registration is limited to Library Directors or similarly described positions (i.e. Associate Dean of Library Services, etc)

Please join Dr. Kawanna Bright for this important workshop presented to the membership of the Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries (AAHSL). The workshop will focus on recruitment and retention of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC), specifically what AAHSL leaders can do to address issues with recruitment and retention of BIPOC employees in their organizations
and how to implement inclusivity and belonging practices in the workplace. Within the workshop, participants will learn more about the issues that negatively impact recruitment and retention of BIPOC employees and actions that can be taken to address those issues.

Kawanna Bright, PhD | East Carolina University

Dr. Kawanna Bright is Assistant Professor of Library Science at East Carolina University. Dr. Bright earned her PhD in Research Methods and Statistics from the University of Denver in 2018. Prior to earning her doctorate, Dr. Bright worked as an academic librarian for twelve years, with a focus on reference, instructional services, and information literacy. She earned her MLIS from the University of Washington iSchool in 2003. Dr. Bright’s current research focuses on assessment in libraries,
diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) 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.

Dr. Bright often presents specialized workshops focused on DEI topics to a variety of library audiences. These workshops are specifically tooled to the needs of the organization and the audience requesting the presentation.

Additional information about Dr. Bright can be found at