One way LITA is celebrating its 50th anniversary is by profiling our presidents. Cindi Blyberg was LITA President from 2013-2014.
Current Position: LibGuides Product Manager @ Springshare
Position you held when serving as LITA President: Community Specialist & Trainer @ Springshare
Three words that best describe you: Nerdy. Determined. “Nice.”
What was one of your most defining moments of your presidential year?
When Kimberly Bryant from Black Girls Code agreed to be our President’s Program speaker, followed closely by Google Education’s willingness to sponsor!
Why did you join LITA?
It’s where the tech people gathered and where I met many people I still adore.
Any advice for future LITA Leaders?
What you do matters, but don’t be in it for yourself.
Which invention from a science fiction book, movie or tv show do you wish existed today and why?
The TARDIS, because election. Although that’s probably one of those immutable points in time The Doctor is always whinging about.
Who has been the most influential person in your life and why?
My kids, because they make me a better person.
If you could give your 18 year old self a piece of advice what would it be?
Buy Apple stock ASAP.