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Carla Hayden

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60-Second Civics: Episode 4301, Dr. Carla Hayden's Advice to Young Women Considering Public Service: Women's History Month, Part 31

60-Second Civics Podcast

Today, we close our Women's History Month Series with our final interview with Dr. Carla Hayden, the Librarian of Congress. Dr. Hayden shares her mother's advice on the benefits of public service. Center for Civic Education


31 Mar 2021

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60-Second Civics: Episode 4300, Dr. Carla Hayden on Becoming the Librarian of Congress: Women's History Month, Part 30

60-Second Civics Podcast

Dr. Carla Hayden is the first woman and African American Librarian of Congress. On today's podcast, Dr. Hayden explains why she considers herself to be an "accidental librarian" and what being a librarian means to her. Center for Civic Education


30 Mar 2021

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Dr. Carla Hayden: Librarian of Congress

Seneca's 100 Women to Hear

The first woman and first African-American person to lead the magnificent Library of Congress, Dr. Carla Hayden is making sure that the Library's millions of documents and artifacts are accessible to all Americans. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com


23 Mar 2021

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Librarian Of Congress, Dr. Carla Hayden Talks Literacy Ahead of Read Across America Celebration

The Sound of Ideas

Dr. Carla Hayden, the Librarian of Congress joins us to discuss her life and career ahead of Read Across America Day. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/librarian-of-congress-dr-carla-hayden-talks-literacy-ahead-of-read-across-america-celebration.

22 Mar 2021

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Race in America: History Matters with Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden

Washington Post Live

Carla Hayden, who made history as the first woman and the first African American to lead the Library of Congress, joins The Post to discuss how the past informs our understanding of the present.


8 Feb 2021

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Carla Hayden: Palace to Knowledge

The Oath with Chuck Rosenberg

Dr. Carla Hayden is the 14th Librarian of Congress, and the first woman and the first African-American ever to hold that prestigious pose.  Born in Tallahassee, Florida, Carla grew up in Queens and in Chicago.  Her parents were both talented musicians – her father taught music at Florida A&M University – but Carla, by her own admission, did not have the music gene.  What she did have was a love of knowledge and of reading.After graduating from Roosevelt University in Chicago, and while looking for work, she became an “Accidental Librarian.”  A college friend gave her a lead on a job in a public library.  That tip led to a career in librarianship, including a doctorate in library science from the Graduate Library School at the University of Chicago, a teaching post at the University of Pittsburgh School of Information Science, and leadership roles in the public library systems in both Chicago and Baltimore.In Baltimore, as Executive Director of the Enoch Pratt Free Library, Carla led that city’s magnificent public library system for almost a quarter of a century and was widely praised – and properly so – for keeping the libraries open in the wake of riots that shook Baltimore in 2015, following the death of Freddie Gray - an African-American - man in police custody.In 2016, President Barack Obama nominated Carla to serve as the 14th Librarian of Congress.  Upon her confirmation by the Senate, she took over that prestigious post.The Library of Congress is a crown jewel.  It dates to 1800, and one of its first large acquisitions of books came from the personal library of Thomas Jefferson.  Though the Library of Congress was originally housed in the U.S. Capitol Building itself, fires in 1814 and 1851 – the first set by the British, the second, an accident – and a burgeoning collection required that the library move to its own building. Today, its astonishing collection is housed in numerous buildings, including the Jefferson Building, which contains the breathtaking Main Reading Room, completed in 1897.  The Library of Congress today has more than 171 million items, including 32 million catalogued books in 470 languages, 61 million manuscripts, 15 million photographs, 5 million maps, the papers of 23 presidents, and extraordinarily rare and precious books, including an original Gutenberg Bible and the Lincoln Bible. In fact, when Carla Hayden took the oath of office for the post she now holds, she took it on the original Lincoln Bible.  She shares with podcast host Chuck Rosenberg a wonderful story about that day, that Bible, her mom, and the oath.In 2021, Carla is also leading a new Library-wide initiative, Of the People: Widening the Path, to connect the national library more deeply with Black, Hispanic, Indigenous and other underrepresented communities.  To do this, the Library of Congress plans to expand its collections, use technology to enable storytelling, and offer more internship and fellowship opportunities to attract diverse librarians and archivists. The initiative, supported by a $15 million investment from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, will allow the Library of Congress to share a more inclusive story about our contemporary American culture, our historical record and how we understand our past.The Library of Congress is a Palace to Knowledge.  It is one of the most important cultural institutions in the United States, and in the world.  The person privileged to run it is Carla Hayden, the Librarian of Congress.If you have thoughtful feedback on this episode or others, please email us at theoathpodcast@gmail.com.Find the transcript and all our previous episodes at MSNBC.com/TheOath 

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27 Jan 2021

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Learning How to Ask for Help with Carla Hayden

The Badass Womens Council

Today's episode is all about asking for help as Carla Hayden, COO for hopewriters, shares how she has learned to make the ask. Most of us are not great about asking for help, so therefore we don't have the opportunity to get good at it. We will hear from Carla how she has found the intention to practice and follow a bit of a checklist to get better at asking for help.


15 Jan 2021

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5.7: Loss, Rest, and Asking for What You Need (feat. Carla Hayden)

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Today’s episode features Carla Hayden. Carla is passionate about mentoring and discipling young people – whether young in age or young in their faith – to live from their core identity. Affectionately known as “Mama Hayden” or “Clarity Carla”, she hosts virtual “Mentoring with Mama” and “Coffee with Carla” sessions where she uses her gifts of teaching, communication, coaching, and hospitality to help individuals and small groups lay solid biblical foundations in their lives through the practical application of the Word. In this episode, you’ll hear about how Carla learned to trust God through loss and uncertainty, how to ask for what she needs, how to take a quarterly personal retreat, and how to care for people going through divorce. You can follow Carla on Instagram @ _just_passing_through. Registration for hope*writers is open January 21st through the 29th. It has by far been the best resource for taking my writing career to the next level. To learn more about hope*writers, head to marybsafrit.com/hope. *I am an affiliate of hope*writers, which means that, if you sign up, I get a commission at no cost to you. However, I am only an affiliate for products that I believe will serve you well. The post 5.7: Loss, Rest, and Asking for What You Need (feat. Carla Hayden) appeared first on Mary B Safrit.


12 Jan 2021

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Dr. Carla Hayden

Curiosity Trap

Dr. Carla Hayden was sworn in as the 14th Librarian of Congress in 2016 by President Obama. A woman of firsts, Dr. Hayden is the first woman, the first African American and the first professional librarian (in 60 years) appointed to the post. Her responsibilities include overseeing the library’s massive collection as well as its 3,150 staff members, appointing the U.S. Poet Laureate, appointing the Register of the U.S. Copyright Office, choosing films for the National Film Preservation Board and keeping libraries up to date and relevant in our technologically changing world.Curiosity Trap is hosted by T.J. Hicks, and produced by the City of Rancho Mirage Cultural Commission in conjunction with Rancho Mirage Library and Observatory.SHOW LESS


27 Oct 2020

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Freedom to Read: A conversation with Dr. Carla Hayden, Librarian of Congress

Navigating Our World

For Dr. Carla Hayden, libraries are freedom in action: Whether physical or online, libraries provide all people access to information, opportunity and education. As the Librarian of Congress, and the first woman and person of color to hold this position, Dr. Hayden leads the oldest federal cultural institution in the U.S.—yet it is anything but stale. Brown Advisory’s Jacob Hodes talks with Dr. Hayden about digitizing millions of items, creating an app for burgeoning hip hop artists, and turbo-charging the Library’s online resources during the pandemic. In the podcast, Dr. Hayden shares her passion for libraries as pivotal elements of our social infrastructure—they link us to the lessons of the past and bring people together to create the future.Guests:Carla Hayden, Ph.D.Librarian of CongressHost:Jacob HodesHead of Private Equity, Brown AdvisoryBackground Reading: The Post-Pandemic Future of Libraries, The Atlantic, May 12, 2020 Enriching the Library Experience: The FY 2019-2023 Strategic Plan of the Library of Congress, October 2018 The Librarian of Congress and the Greatness of Humility, The New Yorker, February 19, 2017 Baltimore’s Library Stays Open During Unrest, American Libraries, May 1, 2015 We want to hear from our listeners and learn from your thoughts and feedback. Please leave a review or take a moment to fill out a brief questionnaire on our website. It should take less than two minutes to complete. Thank you.The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the speaker(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of Brown Advisory. These views are not intended to be and should not be relied upon as investment advice and are not intended to be a forecast of future events or a guarantee of future results. The information provided in this podcast is not intended to be and should not be considered a recommendation or suggestion to engage in or refrain from a particular course of action or to make or hold a particular investment or pursue a particular investment strategy, including whether or not to buy, sell, or hold any of the securities mentioned. It should not be assumed that investments in such securities have been or will be profitable. There is a risk that some or all of the capital invested in any such securities may be lost. This piece is intended solely for our clients and prospective clients, is for informational purposes only, and is not individually tailored for or directed to any particular client or prospective client


2 Jun 2020