Palm Springs Genealogical Society: "How to Tackle a Research Project"
- Date: 04/01/2017 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
- Location: Palm Springs Public Library - The Learning Center
300 S. Sunrise Way
Palm Springs, California 92262
How to Tackle a Research Project
Join us on Saturday, April 1st for How to Tackle a Research Project. This special presentation by the Palm Springs Genealogical Society will feature guest speaker Gena Philibert-Ortega. This FREE program will be from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. in The Learning Center (TLC).Gena Philibert-Ortega holds a Master’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies (Psychology and Women’s Studies) and a Master’s degree in Religion. She presents on various subjects involving genealogy, women’s studies and social history. Gena has spoken to groups throughout the United States and Canada as well as virtually to audiences worldwide. Gena is the author of hundreds of articles published in genealogy newsletters and magazines including FGS Forum, APG Quarterly, Internet Genealogy, Family Chronicle and Family Tree Magazine.
Her writings can also be found on her blogs Gena’s Genealogy and Food.Family.Ephemera. She is the author of three books including her latest From The Family Kitchen (F + W Media, 2012). Gena was a researcher for the first season of the PBS series Genealogy Roadshow (2013). Gena is the editor of the Utah Genealogical Association’s journal Crossroads. She is a past president for the Southern California Chapter of the Association of Professional Genealogists and is a board member of the Temecula Valley Genealogical Society. Her current research interests include women’s social history and researching women’s lives using material artifacts.