CAMILLE SALAS
Intern, Office of Strategic Initiatives
Library of Congress

An MLS student at the University of Maryland’s iSchool focusing on Information and Diverse Populations, Camille Salas will graduate in May 2013. She is originally from El Paso, Texas, and has lived and worked in the Washington, D.C. area for the past twelve years. Camille holds a B.A. in American Studies from Smith College and a Masters in Public Affairs from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. She has worked as a paralegal for the federal government, as a business analyst, and as a rapporteur for a series of debates co-hosted by the World Bank and USAID on emerging issues in HIV/AIDS prevention.

Currently, she is interning with the Office of Strategic Initiatives at the Library of Congress on the open source Viewshare cultural heritage collection visualization tool. Her academic and professional interests include increasing information literacy and access to information for diverse populations.

WebWise role: Workshop leader