A frequent and popular speaker and workshop leader, Ulla de Stricker is well known in the Canadian library community for her support to colleagues. Over more than three decades in the profession, she has demonstrated “over and above” engagement and continues to encourage other professionals. Her new book (with Jill Hurst-Wahl), The Information and Knowledge Professional’s Career Handbook (Chandos Publishing, 2010), pulls together the key elements of the mentoring and guidance from which many have benefited. Ulla is a knowledge management consultant whose practice focuses on assisting clients in dealing with challenges in information services, corporate memory, and similar areas. Visit her website to learn more.