Curious of the story behind how your colleagues first entered the archival field?
Wonder what they see as key skills or professional expertise, or what their training did and did not prepare them for? Interested in hearing where their archival career has taken them?
Join us on Thursday July 18, when Talei Masters will share a bit about her career path—which has taken her from the UK to New Zealand, with stops in the Pacific—and deep-dive into digital archives and metadata models.
This event will include light snacks and plenty of time for conversation and networking.
Talei Masters has been a Senior Archivist at Archives New Zealand since 2012. From 2003 to 2012 she worked in the UK as a local government archivist and records manager. At Archives New Zealand Talei has contributed to the development of digital archive transfer policy, process, guidance and tools. Talei currently contributes to several strategic projects aiming to improve government information management. From 2014 to 2017 Talei was Secretary-General to the Pacific Regional Branch of the International Council on Archives (PARBICA), during which time she organised or facilitated training in the Solomon Islands, Tuvalu and Fiji.