Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Gena and Jean at Jamboree 2016!
Going to Jamboree? Gena and Jean are presenting the following workshops/presentations:
TH-F Enhancing Your Genealogy with Social History
FR003 Women's Work: Tracing Your Ancestor's Occupations and Volunteer Work
FR019 I'm in the Book: Researching Women in Directories
TH-A Understanding Gothic German by Learning to Write It: You, Too, Can Read Those Records
FF-E Why and How to Become a Professional Genealogist
SU022 Beware the Enchanted Forest: Perils and Pitfalls of On-line Trees
And Butch, our Podcast tech guy and Jean's husband:
SU-A Five Computer Programs to Simplify the Life of a Genealogist
Learn more about these presentations and others at the Jamboree website.
See you at Jamboree!
Gena Philibert-Ortega holds a Master’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies and a Master’s degree in Religion. Presenting on various subjects involving genealogy, women’s studies and social history, Gena has spoken to groups throughout the United States and virtually to audiences worldwide. Gena is the author of hundreds of articles published in genealogy newsletters and magazines including Internet Genealogy, Family Chronicle, GenWeekly and the WorldVitalRecords newsletter. She is the author of the books, From the Family Kitchen (F + W Media, 2012), Cemeteries of the Eastern Sierra (Arcadia Publishing, 2007), and Putting the Pieces Together . Gena is the editor of the Utah Genealogical Association’s journal Crossroads. An instructor for the National Institute for Genealogical Studies, Gena has written courses about social media and Google. She serves as past-president for the So. California Chapter of the Association of Professional Genealogists. Her current research interests include social history, community cookbooks, signature quilts and researching women’s lives.