Charlene’s areas of expertise include library and information services, marketing and outreach, journalism, instructional design, higher education, and media management. In her work, Charlene empowers underrepresented communities through access to information and educational experiences.

She is the Student Workforce Manager at the University at Albany Libraries. Previously, Charlene was the Social Media Manager and Internship Director for the Sojourner Truth Library at the State University of New York at New Paltz, where she was also the Evening and Weekend Front Desk Supervisor. Holding two bachelor’s degrees, Charlene is currently pursuing an MLIS from the University at Albany. She enjoys reading in a variety of genres and learning in a variety of disciplines.

A two-time survivor of ovarian cancer, Charlene celebrates by fundraising and participating annually in the T.E.A.L. Walk. She is also a dedicated Skimm’bassador, and she regularly contributes to diversity and inclusion initiatives in her communities.

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