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 is an author, researcher, and instructor whose focus is genealogy, social and women's history. She holds a Master’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies (Psychology and Women's Studies) & a Master’s degree in Religion. Her published works include 3 books, numerous articles published in magazines and online, & Tracing Female Ancestors (Moorshead Publishing). She is the editor of the Utah Genealogical Association’s magazine, Crossroads. Her writings can also be found on the GenealogyBank blog. She has presented to diverse groups including the National Genealogical Society Conference, Alberta Genealogical Society Conference, Geo-Literary Society, & the Legacy Family Tree Webinar series. Her research projects include Sowerby’s British Mineralogy: Its Influence on Martha Proby and Others in the Scientific Community during the 19th Century for the Gemological Institute of America, as well as genealogical research for the first season of PBS’s Genealogy Roadshow & the Travel Channel’s Follow Your Past. Her current research includes women's repatriation and citizenship in the 20th century, foodways and community in fundraising cookbooks, & women's material culture.