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#294 Michelle Frisque, CTO for Chicago Public Library

Following our February speaker series for Black History Month, we will be celebrating Women’s History Month at Chi Hack Night! Throughout the month of March, we will feature presentations from prominent women in tech and civic life here in Chicago. Read more about it here >

Chicago Public Library (CPL) welcomes and support all people in their enjoyment of reading and pursuit of lifelong learning. In its 80 locations, CPL strives to provide equal access to information, ideas and knowledge through books, programs and other resources throughout the city. As the Chief of Technology, Content and Innovation at CPL, Michelle Frisque ensures that the technology, collections, innovation framework and data support the library’s mission and strategic plan.

Michelle’s talk will explore the role that technology plays in supporting and advancing the libraries mission and the path Michelle took to become a librarian and technologist. She will explore how combined, these skills allow her to oversee an expansive system of public and staff computing, oversee the library’s digital strategy and the evaluation, introduction and dissemination of new technologies.

RSVP required Braintree now requires all attendees to RSVP beforehand. Walk-ins will not be allowed!

ASL This event will have an American Sign Language interpreter.

Food Food and drinks will be provided. We encourage attendees to bring their own water bottles to reduce waste.

Agenda and meeting notes
Sponsor Civis Analytics
American Sign Language interpreter

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