Northeast Ohio Regional Library System - Event Information
Beyond "Lean In"
In this half-day interactive session, participants are encouraged to share their own experiences in the library workforce. The facilitators will lead discussion on how to strategize for career advancement and enact positive change for women in librarianship. Learn practical tips for interviewing, addressing conflict, and charting the path to your personal vision of success. The facilitators have worked in a variety of library positions, both management and non-management, professional and para-professional, and look forward to guiding constructive conversation.
Presenters: Kim DeNero-Ackroyd has been the Deputy Director of the Cleveland Heights-University Heights Public Library since November 2011. She has presented at OLC Chapter and Annual Conferences and continues to be active in the Public Library Association and the American Library Association as well. She’s been a branch manager in two different library systems, in addition to past work in a variety of settings.
Aurora Martinez is the Director of Morley Library in Painesville. Prior to that, she was a branch manager and children’s librarian at Cleveland Heights-University Heights Public Library, and held youth services positions at Euclid Public Library and Geauga County Public Library. She has presented training on various topics for NEO-RLS, Ohio Library Council, and the Public Library Association.