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Jennifer Brown is the new Design & Technologies Librarian at BLAIS! Formerly, she worked as the Emerging Technologies Coordinator at Columbia University Libraries, and as a University Library Associate at the University of Michigan Libraries; both roles involved supporting hands-on technologies for research and learning. Her librarianship is driven by critical frameworks like design justice and speculative futuring, both of which encourage equity, inclusion, and radical creativity in one's design process. She looks forward to facilitating community-led programs in the Design Center, and to her continued involvement in professional spaces that support of library professionals of color. She holds an M.S. in Information from the University of Michigan’s School of Information and a B.A. in Media Studies from the University of California, Berkeley.

We are incredibly excited to welcome to Jen to the BLAIS staff on her first day, August 1st. Her email address will be jbrown@barnard.edu.