Reshaping the Narrative: First-Generation Scholars in Information Science
Thursday, November 30, 2023 (11:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Get ready to embark on a transformative journey with 'Reshaping the Narrative: First-Generation Scholars in Information Science,' a webinar designed by Cansu Ekmekcioglu, ASIS&T’s New Leader for 2023. The webinar aims to create an inclusive environment where we acknowledge the unique experiences and hurdles faced by first-generation scholars (graduate students, postdocs, and faculty members). Through open discussions and knowledge sharing, we will explore common challenges, highlight stories of resilience, and foster a sense of community. Speakers will help us create a supportive platform for first-generation scholars in information science by sharing valuable insights, practical strategies and tools. The platform provided by the webinar will extend beyond the virtual event, encouraging ongoing connections and collaborations among participants. Whether you are a student, early-career researchers, or seasoned scholars, this webinar promises to be a source of inspiration and support on your journey through graduate school and beyond.