Kathy Hurley is co-founder and CEO of Girls Thinking Global, a nonprofit dedicated to the empowerment and education of girls and young women worldwide. Most recently, Kathy held the position of Executive Vice President Education Alliances, for the Pearson Foundation, and is a 40+ year veteran of the education industry. Kathy is based in Washington, D.C., and along with Priscilla Shumway, recently co-edited their first book, Real Women, Real Leaders, featuring 24 women who are top leaders in their field. Kathy Hurley and Deb DeVries, co-founders of Girls Thinking Global, have launched a community on edWeb to support women and girl’s leadership and education. edWeb is proud to be a predominantly women-run organization in edtech, so we are delighted to host this community on edWeb.