Berkeley City College

Librarian Jenny Yap was selected as one of the 2018 American Library Association's Emerging Leaders. The ALA selects approximately 50 librarians nation-wide to participate in this early-career program to develop leadership capacity, encourage networking, and provide professional development and research opportunities to librarians that show a high potential for leadership in their fields.

Part-time librarian Jeanie Austin recently defended their dissertation, "Libraries for social change: centering youth of color and/or LGBTQ and gender non-conforming youth in library practice," and they will be awarded their PhD in Information Science from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana.