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In conversation... Professor Maria G.N. Musoke
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In conversation... Professor Maria G.N. Musoke

21/05/2019
When: 14:00
Where: Online webinar
United Kingdom
Contact: Juanita Foster-Jones
020 7255 0500


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In conversation: Professor Maria G.N. Musoke

Webinar Wednesday

 

In conversation: Professor Maria G.N. Musoke

Join CILIP CEO Nick Poole in conversation with Professor Maria G.N. Musoke. In this interview Nick will explore Maria's professional journey from a librarian in Makerere University, to becoming the first female professor of Information Science in Africa and onwards to her current role as a Deputy Vice Chancellor. This will give insights into the development of the profession in Uganda and beyond, its challenges, successes and future development.

Learning outcomes:

  • Insights into leadership, nationally and internationally
  • Insights into raising the profiles of librarians and gender equality
  • Increased understanding of the common challenges facing our profession, both in the context of low income and high income settings, including solutions from which we might learn
  • Understanding of international issues
  • Understanding of African scholarship


Biography

Prof Maria MusokeMaria is, in so many ways a trailblazer as the first Ugandan woman to obtain a PhD in Information Science, the first Ugandan woman to become a Professor of Information Science, the first Librarian from Sub-Saharan Africa to chair the IFLA Health and Biosciences Section, and the first Ugandan woman to head Makerere University Library Services. Currently she is Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs at Kyambogo University in Kampala, Uganda’s second largest university. In 2018 Maria was awarded an Honorary CILIP Fellowship for her outstanding contribution to the profession.

 

 

 

 

 

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