Dr. Janell N. Catlin is the Director of the STEM Initiative at Teach For All. Teach for All is a global network of 40 independent organizations that share the same mission to expand educational opportunity for students. In this role, she leads the vision for Teach For All's Global STEM Initiative, which facilitates global connections and provides direct support to network partner organizations, with the goal of improving STEM teaching and learning across the network. Based in New York City, she is also an Adjunct Associate Professor of Science Education at Teachers College, Columbia University (New York City). Dr. Catlin's professional background is multi-faceted as an experienced high profile project manager, teacher educator, educational researcher, and former research scientist. She has led international STEM consultancies with K-16 educators in China, Vietnam, a USAID (United States Agency for International Development) funded project in Indonesia, and is also a STEM education consultant for the New York City Department of Education. She received her Ph.D. and M.A. in Science Education, and Masters in Pharmacology from Columbia University. She received her Bachelors in Biology from Bennett College (Greensboro, North Carolina). Dr. Catlin is extremely passionate about improving global P-20 STEM education and Girls' Education. She has been awarded for her scholarship by the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST) and her alma mater, Bennett College.