The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) announced Dr. Kanwal Ameen Vice Chancellor University of Home Economics and former professor of University of the Punjab as a 2019 recipient of the ASIS&T James M. Cretsos Leadership Award.
The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) award’s purpose is to recognize a new ASIS&T member who has demonstrated outstanding leadership qualities in professional ASIS&T activities.
Prof. Dr. Kanwal Ameen had an elongated career, a dynamic researcher, an esteemed academician and named in the field of Information Management and Libraries.
She earned a doctoral degree in Library and Information Science from University of the Punjab (UoP) and holds a Post Doctorate from University of Missouri, Columbia, USA.
Dr. kanwal had more than 140 publications to her credit in Impact Factor and international refereed journals. She is the Chief-Editor of Pakistan Journal of Information Management & Libraries and on editorial advisory boards of international journals.
She is founding Chair of South Asia Chapter, ASIST and served as Co-chair Visual Presentations. She has made admirable efforts in raising the number of ASIS&T memberships in Pakistan.
Dr. Kanwal Ameen will receive her award at the 2019 meeting of the Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) which will be held in Melbourne, Australia on October 19-23, 2019.