Digital Portfolio & Resume

On this site is a collection of information about me and the things I do.

A Withered Rose

Ayiana in a Nutshell

→ Past

Ayiana is an alumni of the University of Rochester. As a part of the class of 2022, she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English: Creative Writing, cum laude.

→ Present

Ayiana is currently pursuing her Master of Science in Information and Library Science from the University at Buffalo, with an anticipated graduation date of Spring 2024.

She also reestablished and was elected president of the Information Science Graduate Student Association at UB.

Summer 2023

She is serving as Lead Researcher for a Carnegie Whitney Grant Project, “Academic Libraries’ Retention of BIPOC-Identifying Librarians in the Field of Library Information Sciences through Mentorship: A Guide for Managers and Supervisors,” under the supervision of Dr. Elizabeth Dill.

She is also a User Experience intern at the University of Rochester River Campus Libraries over the summer. Her time will be spent developing a social media strategy and content for the RCL LinkedIn page and gaining skills in information literacy instruction and training.

→ Future

Ayiana plans to work in an academic library setting, do some research, and hopefully publish a YA book someday.

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