Catalyst Staff
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Venessa Hughes

Director, Information Center and Practices

Venessa is a Director Librarian in Catalyst’s Information Center. Venessa answers in-depth custom research questions and co-leads Catalyst Practices, which profile leading-edge organizational DEI strategies, initiatives, and programs, and Topic Overviews. She is a member of the Catalyst Honours selection committee and has served on numerous cross-functional teams. Venessa is also a book reviewer for Library Journal. Venessa earned a Master’s of Library Science from the University at Buffalo and a Bachelor of Arts in English with a minor in Women’s Studies from the University of Dayton.