Cheryl Yanek has worked as a librarian for Catalyst’s Information Center since 2006. As a Director in Catalyst’s Information Center, Cheryl is responsible for researching information requests, developing and updating Quick Takes, writing First Steps and other knowledge products, and participating in many aspects of social media, including leading the Twitter Team. She regularly presents at conferences, including the Special Library Association’s annual conference, on social media, research techniques and tools, and knowledge products. She is a freelance writer on many topics, including feminism, workplace sexism, running, food, and wine.
Cheryl has an MLS in Library Science from Queens College, an MFA from Naropa University, and a BA from SUNY-New Paltz. She has a background in academic, public, and special libraries. She also is a race director and frequent public speaker on running.