Linda Staheli is the the Founding Director of the Global Co Lab Network, a virtual “do tank” that empowers inter-generational engagement focused on teens and millennials, incubating initiatives out of carefully designed informal gatherings such as living room salons. Previously, Ms. Staheli was Senior Staff Associate at CRDF Global, managing US government relations and science diplomacy and founding and directing the US-DPRK Science Engagement Consortium. Before joining CRDF Global in 1999, Ms. Staheli directed the National Institutes of Health's Division of International Relations at the Fogarty International Center, managed international relations for the President's Science Advisor at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, negotiated and implemented S&T Agreements with Japan and Korea and then went on to manage the Central and East European Joint S&T Funds at the U.S. Department of State. Other employers include RAND, Pacific Sierra Research Corporation, and Council for a Livable World. Ms. Staheli has served in various volunteer capacities including co-President of Women in International Security (WIIS). She holds an M.A. in Public Management with a focus on national security studies from the School of Public Affairs, University of Maryland, and a B.A. in International Studies from the Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington in Seattle.