Catherine Manci is the Public Programming and Community Engagement Specialist for the Georgia Institute of Technology Library. She earned a M.S. in Library and Information Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and a B.A. in Secondary Education: English from Clemson University. In 2019, Catherine was selected as one of the American Library Association’s Emerging Leaders. As the Public Programming and Community Engagement Specialist, Catherine develops and implements scholarly programming to strengthen library connections with campus academics, research projects, and the local community.