Jill Roberts is the program manager for the Searchable Museum Project at the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington DC.
Jill has led this groundbreaking project since its inception in 2019 managing all aspects of the project from A to Z! Jill started her career working at cultural institutions and museums but eventually transitioned to the tech world in 2010 where she worked in project management for several software development companies before returning to the Museum world in 2017. Jill has a BA in Art History from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst.
Jill Roberts will be speaking at the MuseumNext Digital Summit:
How can curators and tech experts collaborate?
This presentation shares how National African American Museum of History and Culture worked with Fearless to create the Searchable Museum. The award-winning digital platform that brings the museum’s rich historical narratives, collections, and educational resources into homes and classrooms throughout the country and around the world.