Loida Garcia-Febo is an international librarian and consultant, researcher, speaker and writer of topics such as human rights, access to information, advocacy, services to diverse populations, new professionals and continuing professional development. Loida is President of Information New Wave, an international charity seeking to enhance the education of minority groups in the USA and in developing countries. She is an expert strategizing services for diverse and multi-ethnic groups. She is pursuing a Ph.D. in Information Studies. Her areas of expertise also include grant-writing, international relations, internships & exchanges, customer service, collection development and outreach. She has spoken about these topics at ABC, CNN, NPR, Univision, Telemundo, New York Times and media outlets in different regions of the world. She has notably spoken at events coordinated by US Embassies in Tokyo, Mexico and Spain. Additionally, Loida has participated in worldwide strategic meetings to streamline library services. Countries include Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Denmark, Finland, France, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Mexico, The Netherlands, Norway, Philippines, Peru, Sweden, South Korea, South Africa and Spain.