Dr Linda Hort completed her career as the Managing Director of the international student pathway College at the Australian National University. Prior to that, she worked in teaching and research roles at a small regional university, a large multi campus University and a Go8. She has held a competitive research grant in the area of women's health and has published in the areas of psychology, management, employment relations, teaching and learning, and women's health. Linda was also the Director of an academic staff development centre, conducting courses on how to successfully apply for research grants, doctoral research supervision, publishing in journals, academic leadership, how to achieve academic promotion, as well as how to improve teaching and increase student engagement. She continues to supervise doctoral candidates in the area of education and psychology. .