Congratulations to MA alum Ashley Flores who was just announced as the 2019 recipient of the Josephine Forman Scholarship. The award will be presented at a ceremony during the Joint Annual Meeting of the Council of State Archivists and SAA in Austin, TX, July 31–August 6. The $10,000 scholarship provides financial support to minority students pursuing graduate education in archival science, encourages students to pursue careers as archivists, and promotes the diversification of the American archives profession.
Ashley is is current a MLIS student specializing in archival studies at UCLA. While at UHM she worked in the University Archives and Manuscripts Department at Hamilton Library as well as the African American Diversity Cultural Center Hawai‘i. She has also done research at the Pacific Island Ethnic Art Museum.