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Verena Getahun

State Library Services
Data Coordinator
Verena Getahun is the Library Data Coordinator at State Library Services in the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE). In her role at MDE, Verena coordinates data collection and reporting for the Minnesota Public Library Annual Report and consults with libraries on using data to communicate their value. Her work prior to MDE was a journey through educational publishing, tech services in an academic library, and data management at a nonprofit, designing sleeker spreadsheets at every step.