SLA-NY Rising Star Award

The SLA-NY Rising Star Award is the community's version of SLA's annual award presented to recognize outstanding new members (five years or less) who contribute greatly to the community and show exceptional intuition and leadership.


To nominate a member of the SLA-NY Community for the 2021 SLA-NY Rising Star Award, please submit a brief bio of the nominee, contact information (email and/or phone number), a paragraph outlining why they should be considered, and any relevant supplementary material such as a website or LinkedIn profile. The SLA-NY Award Committee is accepting nominations and awards will be presented at an upcoming Community event. Nominations should be submitted through the online submission form by April 30, 2021.

Emma C. Antobam-Ntekudzi

Congratulations to the 2020 Winner: Emma Antobam-Ntekudzi

Check out Emma's Q&A on the Community Discussion Board.

Emma is the Reference & Instruction Librarian at the Bronx Community College, NYC. She received positive recommendations from colleagues and fellow SLA members. In particular we are recognizing her for her contribution as a panelist at an SLA-NY Community’s diversity event in October 2019.

As an instructor at BCC, she has inspired colleagues with her hard work helping students with literacy classes and research. She has impressed colleagues and fellow SLA members with her genuine interest in sharing her expertise, her strong work ethic and her positive promotion of the information profession.