"I am a futuristic librarian, a visionary who sees information technology opportunities in digital divides. Using quantitative and qualitative skills, I bring a unique approach to creating multi-dimensional inclusive library programs with universal design. I love literary discussions, opportunities to travel, and exploring ways and means to increase productivity." - Christina Vortia
Christina Vortia is a librarian, blogger, and book reviewer with a commitment to service, outreach, and literature. Christina has served on the 2017 Michael L. Printz Award Committee, the 2017 Florida Author's and Publisher's Association Book Awards Committee, and will serve on the 2019/2020 Coretta Scott King Book Awards Committee. Christina is a book reviewer of children's and young adult literature at Kirkus and School Library Journal and blogs at HypeLit.com. She is a contributor to the popular literary website Book Riot.
Christina has worked in public, academic and federal libraries using statistical analysis to gauge community needs to plan programs, facilitate community partnerships, write and contribute to winning grants.
Christina received her Master of Science degree in Library and Information Science from Pratt Institute in 2015 and her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Montclair State University in 2008. She is a proud golden crimson tiger of Tuskegee University.