Can you imagine what the job description looks like for an adventure librarian?
Highlighting the MLA'17 theme: Dream, Dare, Do are our featured speakers: Julie Angus, Julia F. Sollenberger, Patricia Flatley Brennan and Hope Jahren! These are "don't miss" speakers so make sure to mark them on your calendar!
Julie Angus rowed from Lisbon to Costa Rica with the man that she later married, Colin. They faced the 100 miles-per-hour winds and 40-foot-high waves of Hurricane Vince. They spelled each other rowing—hour after hour after hour after hour, day after day after day,
Julie Angus DREAMED of being the first woman to row across the Atlantic Ocean. Patricia Brennan DARED to be the new director of the National Library of Medicine. Hope Jahren proves she can DO what a Lab Girl needs to DO.
Hope Jahren is an intrepid researcher who embodies our meeting theme of Dream. Dare. Do. As a child and a young woman, she played and then worked in her father’s lab and dreamed of herself as a scientist. As a student and a young woman, she dared to explore her chosen research areas