SOIS Alums Honored As Library Journal’s 2019 Movers & Shakers

Each year, the Library Journal honors “The People Shaping the Future of Libraries” in their Movers & Shakers edition.

This year, four alums from UW-Milwaukee’s School of Information Studies are featured on this list! Check out the profiles below of: Sarah Lawton (MLIS 2009), Amber Williams (MLIS 2009), Laura Lay (MLIS 2010), and Amber Alexander (MLIS 2014).

Congratulations to these SOIS alums for their powerful contributions to the library profession!


Sarah Lawton (MLIS 2009)

Neighborhood Library Supervisor, Madison Public Library, WI
https://www.libraryjournal.com/?detailStory=sarah-lawton-movers-shakers-2019-advocates


Amber Williams (MLIS 2009)

Managing Librarian: Strategic Initiatives, Spokane County Library District
https://www.libraryjournal.com/?detailStory=amber-williams-movers-shakers-2019-community-builders


Laura Lay (MLIS 2010)

Learning Differences Librarian, San Francisco Public Library
https://www.libraryjournal.com/?detailStory=laura-lay-movers-shakers-2019-educators


Amber Alexander (MLIS 2014)

Library Director, Presque Isle District Library, Rogers City, MI
https://www.libraryjournal.com/?detailStory=amber-alexander-movers-shakers-2019-community-builders