Stephanie Gerding is a librarian, author, and trainer with 20 years of professional experience supporting libraries and nonprofits by providing training and consultations for clients around the world and online. As an independent library consultant, Stephanie plans and conducts training on grants, technology, train-the-trainer, planning, advocacy, and online training topics. She has managed statewide training programs at New Mexico and Arizona State Libraries, worked as a library trainer for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, taught graduate-level online courses, managed a national COSLA CE project, and is a certified trainer for the Public Library Association. Stephanie is an author of three books, including The Accidental Technology Trainer and Winning Grants . She lives in Seattle, WA with her husband and energetic seven year old daughter.