OCLC is happy to announce that the recipient of the OCLC Women in
Technology Scholarship is Esther Marie Jackson. Esther is a Public Services
Librarian at the New York Botanical Gardens where she has worked on several
coding projects including a bibliographic web-scraping program written in
Python and a visitor/gate-count application written in Ruby. She is a
Teaching Assistant with Girl Develop It NYC and a classroom helper for
Software Carpentry and Data Carpentry.
Thanks to everyone who applied for the scholarship and congratulations to
On Wed, Dec 20, 2017 at 3:27 PM, Karen Coombs <[log in to unmask]>
> I'm happy to announce that my employer, OCLC, is funding a scholarship
> this year to defray the costs for a woman to attend the Code4Lib
> Conference. Called the "OCLC Women in Library Technology Scholarship," it
> provides up to $1,500 to cover expenses of registering for and attending
> the conference. The only requirement is that the awardee participates in
> the conference in some way, whether through presenting a prepared talk, a
> lightning talk, a poster, or leading a breakout.
> I've written a blog post to explain why we are funding a scholarship here:
> Applications can be made by sending an email message describing your
> reasons for applying to [log in to unmask] by January 12, 2018. The
> winner will be announced on January 23, 2018.