Julie has a 30+ years career in K-12 schools and more recently has become employed in higher education. She worked in international schools for fifteen years as an educational technology leader across Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Her passion is for online global collaboration and she has designed and implemented award winning online projects for K-12 levels and customized learning experiences for educators including virtual courses and live events. In 2014 Julie was appointed as an Adjunct Lecturer in the School of Information Studies and has co-developed and taught subjects for the Master of Education (Knowledge Networks and Digital Innovation) degree. In 2015 she was appointed as the QLT Academic Lead for Online Learning in the Faculty of Education. Julie has a Master of Arts in Music (La Trobe), and a Master of Arts in Educational Technology Leadership (George Washington) and is currently completing an EdD at the University of Southern Queensland. Her research focus is online global educators and pedagogical change, a theme that will interconnect well with the challenge of the new position and provide support for peer-to-peer and collaborative learning objectives in CSU online subjects. Julie is the author of two books – ‘Flattening Classrooms, Engaging Minds’ (2012) is a definitive text on how to embed global connections and collaborations for meaningful learning, and, ‘The Global Educator: Leveraging Technology for Collaborative Learning and Teaching’ (2016) shares approaches, updated practices and case studies on how to learn online both locally and globally.