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NISO Plus 2021 is going to be a global virtual event, happening literally around the world February 22-25, 2021. Building on the wonderful response to NISO Plus 2020, we’re bringing the same quality of content and conversation to this born-digital event, with dozens of amazing speakers and keynotes from across the globe. Scheduled to maximize attendance from as many timezones as possible, there will be things for you to see and do around the clock if you wish...or, pick and choose to make the experience perfect for your interests.

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Sara Rouhi

Public Library of Science (PLoS)
Director, Strategic Partnerships
Washington DC


Sara Rouhi is the Director of Strategic Partnerships at PLOS focusing on developing new business models for sustainable, inclusive open access publishing. In 2020 she launched PLOS first collective action business model for highly selective publishing, PLOS Community Action Publishing, and has solicited over 50 partners from across the globe including consortia like the Big Ten Academic Alliance, Jisc, and CRKN. Her partnerships work focuses on collaborating with mission-aligned organizations to further PLOS’ open science mission. Before coming to PLOS in 2019, Sara managed business development at Digital Science for both the Altmetric and Dimensions platforms. She is involved in various volunteer and thought leadership capacities with ALPSP’s North American Steering Committee, SPA-OPS (Plan S), C4DISC and other industry associations. She was the recipient of the SSP's Emerging Leader award in 2015 and writes and speaks frequently on open access and diversity in scholarly communications. She's a comedian and improviser in Washington DC and tweets all things politics, open science, improv, and #scholcomm on Twitter @RouhiRoo.

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