Crishuana is a versatile and thoughtful information professional with 10+ years of research experience in award-winning libraries. She has served on several professional committees in her career, including the Dartmouth College Library’s Education and Outreach Committee, Baker 152 committee for Digital Library Spaces, NPL Adult Services committee, and the Cook Strategic Planning task force. She has presented work on mindfulness and management at local conferences and countywide staff days. Most recently, she gave her first TEDx talk on what we can learn from libraries using technology to form unlikely partnerships titled “Go Together: the Power of Unlikely Collaborations.”
Crishuana’s introduction to information work started in 2012 archiving cultural works and campus activism projects at Dartmouth College. From this, she was awarded the second Edward Connery Lathem ‘51 Fellowship with Rauner Special Collections Library. While her interest began in university archives, her passion blossomed in public service at the award-winning Nashville Public Library. Currently, she works with bibliographic metadata for the Jane Bancroft Cook Library in Sarasota, FL. She has published work with the Hood Museum of Art and on Medium exploring the intersections of spirituality and technology.