Charlotte Cole is co-founder and co-executive director for programs of Blue Butterfly. She oversees the education and research aspects of Blue Butterfly’s work. Prior to co-founding Blue Butterfly Collaborative, Dr. Cole was senior vice president of global education at Sesame Workshop where she was instrumental in the advancement of education innovations including the creation of Kami, the HIV-positive Muppet character who appears on the South African version of Sesame Street. Dr. Cole is a nationally recognized leader in the field of educational technology. She received her doctorate in human development and psychology from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.