Carolyn Noe is the Director for the Institute for Health Innovation at Northern Kentucky University. She earned her MA in History and Graduate Certificate in Museum Studies from the University of Missouri – St. Louis, her BS in Social Science from Florida State University, and Web Development Certificate from University of Cincinnati. Carolyn comes to NKU from the University of Cincinnati where she served as the Program Coordinator for UC LEAF on the ADVANCE grant to support women in STEM faculty. Prior to that position, she worked for the Academy of Science – St. Louis where she developed and coordinated STEM education programs. Carolyn is the founder of Super Heroines, Etc., a non-profit organization that uses the power of fandom to fight for equity and representation in geek culture. She lives with her husband, Chris, daughter, Claire, and two dogs, Mr. Darcy & Petie. Carolyn is excited to start NKU’s EdD program in fall 2022.