Brenda Johnson-Perkins serves as a librarian and Youth and Family Engagement Coordinator for Baltimore County Public Library. She has a passion for community outreach and promoting equitable library services to underserved groups. She received an M.A. Degree in Black Comparative Literature from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County in 1996 and an MLS from the University of Maryland, College Park in 2019. She is a recent graduate of the Maryland Leadership Institute.