Catherine Lombardozzi is a career-long learning and development specialist currently dedicated to helping L&D professionals develop the strategies and skills they need to ensure impact. She is author of Learning Environments by Design (2015) and often contributes to industry conferences and journals, most often for the eLearning Guild and the Association for Talent Development. Catherine is known for making broad frameworks practical, and she maintains deep interest in modern workplace learning strategies, social learning, self-directed learning, online course design, and research-informed practice. Catherine holds a doctoral degree in Human and Organizational Learning from George Washington University.