Dr. Carmen Strigel is the Director of the Technology for Education & Training team at RTI International. Her technical work focuses on building capacity, fostering stakeholder collaboration, and facilitating information-based decision-making and policy reforms. Carmen’s passion lies in teacher professional development and pedagogic integration of technology – including as assistive technology. At RTI she led the development of TangerineTM, open source software facilitating electronic data collection, continuous student assessment, and program monitoring. Tangerine is now being used by over 50 organizations in over 60 countries around the world. Carmen also drives CurrentMobileTM, RTI’s work in using a “serious games” approach to assessing employability skills of youth. Carmen's received her doctoral degree in educational neuroscience from Johns Hopkins University, USA.