Rebecca Stavick is the Executive Director of Do Space, the nation’s first technology library. Since opening in 2015, Do Space has been featured on NPR’s All Things Considered and in the 2016 American Libraries Design Showcase. Stavick joined the Do Space project during its earliest stages to lead the development of programs, services, and operations. She actively manages Do Space relationships, direction, and strategy, bringing technology industry leadership and five years of public library sector experience to her role.
Prior to developing the Do Space project, Stavick earned a Master’s of Library and Information Science degree from San Jose State University. While serving as Nebraska’s first Code for America Brigade Captain in 2012, she co-founded Open Nebraska, a local organization focused on open data advocacy and civic application development. Stavick is a Library Journal Mover & Shaker award recipient (2018), a “40 Under 40” Omaha Business Executives award recipient (2016), and a current member of the Urban Libraries Council Executive Board.