@World Heritage USA (US Natl Comm ICOMOS)
Rodney Freeman has worked in academic, public, and government libraries for over ten years and has worked in multiple positions, from a library page to a library administrator. In addition, he has led several digital library projects and has been a strong advocate of diverse digital collections. Driven with passion, Rodney Freeman started Preservation LLC to help people preserve and convert their photos and documents into a digital format. Along with starting his company in 2018, Rodney developed a platform called The Black Male Archives, where the objective is to capture, curate, and promote positive stories about Black men to combat the negative images portrayed in the media.
Deliasofia Zacarias is an artist, writer, and arts administrator whose work is rooted in accessibility, equity, community, and inclusivity. Based in Los Angeles, CA by way of Texas, she currently works at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art where she serves as Executive Administrator and Fellow in the Director's Office. She first joined LACMA as the Emerging Art Professional (LEAP) Fellow —part of the Diversifying Museum Leadership Initiative funded by the Walton Foundation and Ford Foundation. As a fellow, Deliasofia worked closely with museum leadership to better understand the role of an encyclopedic art and cultural institution and its relationship with local and global audiences. Promoted to Snap Research Fellow in 2019, she was instrumental in developing and implementing the LACMA x Snapchat: Monumental Perspectives multi-year initiative. Deliasofia is currently the Executive Administrator and Fellow in the Director's Office and serves on the board of the Arts Administrators of Color Network.