Dr. Barbara Illowsky is currently the first "OER & Innovation Fellow" for The Michelson 20MM Foundation. She is the co-author of “Introductory Statistics” and “Introductory Business Statistics,” free and open textbooks published by OpenStax College that are used by hundreds of colleges and universities. In 2013, the Open Education Consortium awarded her the Educator ACE Award, for her contributions worldwide in promoting, training, authoring, and advocating for Open Educational Resources. She recently completed a term on the international Board of Directors for that organization. While Chief Academic Affairs Officer for the California Community Colleges Online Education Initiative, Barbara increased access and easy of adoption of open textbooks. Barbara has been a mathematics and statistics professor at De Anza College in CA, USA, since 1989.