Julia Wilkowski (nee Bulkowski) is an instructional designer at Google on the engineering education team. Since 2012 she has worked on the experimental, instructional and community elements of massive open online courses like Power Searching with Google and Mapping with Google. Previously at Google, her projects included revamping new hire orientation, manager training, consulting with an engineering business unit, providing training to sales teams in Asia and Latin America, as well as implementing Web 2.0 technologies wherever possible. Prior to joining Google in 2007, Julia trained astronauts at NASA, worked as an instructional designer at Informatica, and taught science to sixth graders. She received an M.A. in Education with a focus on Instructional Technology from San Jose State University and a B.S. in Neuroscience from Brown University.