Meet Last Year’s Keynote: Samip Mallick

Samip Mallick is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of the South Asian American Digital Archive. The South Asian American Digital Archive (SAADA) is the only independent non-profit organization working to document the rich history of South Asians in the United States and ensuring that our community’s stories are protected and preserved for future generations.

Mr. Mallick was formerly the Director of the Ranganathan Center for Digital Information (RCDI) at the University of Chicago Library. He holds a M.S. in Library and Information Sciences from the University of Illinois, a Bachelors degree in Computer Science from the University of Michigan College of Engineering and has done graduate work in Ancient Indian History at Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi, India. He was also previously the Assistant Bibliographer for the Southern Asia Collection at the University of Chicago Library and has worked for the South Asia and International Migration Programs at the Social Science Research Council (SSRC).

More information about Samip:

http://www.lis.illinois.edu/articles/2013/08/samip-mallick-no-such-thing-average-day

Meet Samip at our Volunteer Kick-off and Keynote at 8:30am on event day!  More information on the kick-off.

Advertisements