Katya Pereyaslavska (M.A., M.I.) is currently seconded to the Association of Research Libraries as a Visiting Program Officer for Accessibility and Universal Design and tasked with raising awareness of inclusive library practices and accessible publishing. In her day-to day role as the Librarian for accessibility projects at Scholars Portal, Ontario Council of University Libraries, Katya has been responsible for the development of initiatives such as the Accessible Content ePortal (ACE), Accessibility Information Toolkit for Libraries and the Report on Accessible Media (ROAM). Dedicated to leadership and project management, Katya is in the process of completing her PMP certification as a project manager as well as learning how to be a library leader at the Harvard Leadership Institute for Academic Librarians. Dedicated to mentorship, Katya has offered a series of workshops and training sessions at the Faculty of Information, University of Toronto, helping future professionals to develop core competencies fit for 21st century librarianship.
To find out more about what Katya is up to, you can follow her on Twitter @Socialbrarian or drop her a line via email katya [at] @scholarsportal.info.