Westchester Words is geared towards publishing industry professionals and others who are passionate about the creation of content, books, and the business of publishing. These information-packed 10-15 minute episodes will feature conversations focused on topics including culturally responsive education, project management considerations, diversity, equity, and inclusion, supply chain impacts, the general state of the publishing industry, and much more. We hope you can join Westchester Words here or via your favorite podcast platform!
Episode One: Introducing Westchester Words with Tyler Carey.
Episode Two: Culturally Responsive Education Overview with Nilofer Ali.
Episode Three: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: A University Press Perspective
Guest speaker: Cathy Felgar, Director of Publishing Operations, Princeton University Press
You can receive more information or apply for the Supporting Diverse Voices grant discussed in this episode. The first application cycle closes on April 1, 2021.
Additional information about Princeton University Press’ E&I initiatives is available here.
The Coalition for Diversity and Inclusion in Scholarly Communications seeks volunteers who can participate in working groups to develop toolkits for use in workplaces and organizational cultures. This link provides information about the toolkits or to submit an application for one or more of the working groups.
Cathy welcomes hearing from other individuals who want to be part of the inclusive efforts that university presses are engaging in. Please reach out to Cathy for more information.
Episode Four: Translation or Transadaptation? What You Need to Understand When Creating Products for use in Another Language
Guest speaker: Walter Henderson, Senior Supervising Editor for English Language, Teaching Bilingual Education, World Languages and Translations, Westchester Education Services
Episode Five: Publishing Now ’21: Looking Forward Webinar Preview
Guest speakers: Cev Bryerman, Publisher and EVP of Publishers Weekly, and Tyler M. Carey, Chief Revenue Officer of Westchester Publishing Services
Episode Six: Improving Sustainability in the Publishing Industry
Guest speaker: Brian O’Leary, Executive Director, Book Industry Study Group
We’d love to hear from you! Share your feedback or ideas for additional topics to Westchester Words.
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