Dr. Barbara ("Bobbi") Kurshan is Executive director of the Global Education & Learning community (GELC) on Java.net and President of Educorp Consultants Corp. Dr. Kurshan developed the first children's software products for Microsoft--Creative Writer and Fine Artist--and also created award-winning products for McGraw-Hill, Apple, CCC (Pearson) and others. As a professor, she helped students research the impact of technology on learning. Through her venture fund Core Learning, she invested in companies and entrepreneurs who are impacting learning and the industry. Among numerous honors, Dr. Kurshan received the Education Academic Society's Making It Happen Award and the Highest Leaf Award from the Women's Venture Fund. She is listed in Who's Who in Technology Today.