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TEDxMilZero - Maureen Sawa - Doing it YOUR Way: The Public Library and You

Doing it YOUR Way: The Public Library and You An award-winning librarian, Maureen Sawa is the CEO of the Greater Victoria Public Library. Maureen recently came to GVPL from Hamilton, Ontario, where she developed and directed Hamilton Public Library's spectacular Central Library renovation project, an innovative partnership with the Hamilton Farmers' Market. A firm believer in the power of 'doing more with more', Maureen is known for her collaborative approach to library service and community development. Maureen is the author of two critically acclaimed children's books, 'The Library Book' and 'Car Smarts' and has extensive experience in public relations. Maureen has spoken at numerous library conferences across Canada and is particularly known for her popular '12 Habits of Highly Successful Librarians' presentation. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
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