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2015 SIG III InfoShare Awards

On behalf of all our fellow officers of the Special Interest Group for International Information Issues (SIG-III) of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T), we are pleased to announce the winners of the SIG III InfoShare awards for 2015.

Information professionals from developing countries, where the cost of ASIS&T membership would be a burden, are eligible to receive one year of membership. SIG-III officers vote on a roster of candidates nominated by ASIS&T colleagues or others. These memberships are funded by monies raised at the International Reception during the ASIS&T Annual Meeting. 2014 was a very successful year for the reception in Seattle and we are thrilled to be able to offer memberships to 5 outstanding professional candidates and 2 student candidates:

Professional members


Dwaymian Brissette, Jamaica



Olufunmilayo Iyabo Fati, Nigeria



Shima Moradi, Iran



Vesna Vuksan, Serbia


Elsabe Olivier

Elsabé Olivier, South Africa


 Student Members


Amjid Khan s/o Lakhkar Khan, Pakistan


Jiban K. Pal, India

Jiban K. Pal, India