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Myra P. Henry, Ed.D. (she/her/hers) is an Administrative Change Agent and Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Practitioner who currently serves as the President and CEO of the YWCA of Rochester & Monroe County. Dr. Henry completed the National Inclusive Excellence Leadership Academy in 2018. She served on the Monroe County Alliance for Transformation of Community and Police. On her own initiative and in response to colleagues’ requests, four years ago Dr. Henry created one of the first DEI committees at the University of Rochester which has actively engaged library staff in a variety of interactive DEI activities. Among this work, Dr. Henry has co-facilitated two White Fragility book clubs and diversity dialog sessions on various EDI related topics.
Dr. Henry co-created and co-facilitated 2 offerings of our Antiracism Listening and Learning Series (hyperlink to the So you want to talk about race page) in 2021, where we read and discussed So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo.