Webb Delivers Opening Remarks at Library of Congress Conference

Mollie Webb attended the conference From Earth to Sky: Women Making a Difference in Geography at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. Mollie delivered opening remarks for the event. The conference was cohosted by the Society of Woman Geographers (of which Mollie is the president) and the Geography and Map Division of the Library of Congress. Conference attendees heard presentations from women across the spectrum of geography and its allied fields, including sustainability and environmental science, geology, cartography, and women and gender studies. Attendees were also treated to a private tour and special viewing of items from the Geography and Map Reading Room.

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As the Head of Data Services at Washington University in St. Louis, Moore directs services in digital data management, curation, analysis, visualization, literacies, and GIS. She was a co-PI on the IMLS grant, Community Standards for 3D Data Preservation (CS3DP), which continues to bring stakeholders together to establish agreement on how to make 3D data long-lasting (book forthcoming); a partner and curator in the Data Curation Network (DCN), which has created a shared curation model for institutions; a co-PI on the IMLS Specialized Data Curation Workshop grant, which is focused on training curators in DCN methods; and the WashU Representative for the Research Data Alliance, an international organization addressing research data. Moore is program faculty in International and Area Studies and a GIS instructor in the UCollege.