Caroline Montojo joined The Kavli Foundation in 2015 where she now serves as the Director of Brain Initiatives and Senior Science Program Officer. Dr. Montojo is deeply involved in catalytic efforts to advance science, including the U.S. BRAIN Initiative and the International Brain Initiative. She is also an elected Spokesperson for the International Brain Initiative. Prior to joining Kavli, Dr. Montojo completed postdoctoral research in the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Her research at UCLA focused on investigating neural biomarkers for psychiatric illness using functional magnetic resonance imaging and behavioral techniques, for which she was awarded the Arnold Scheibel Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellow in Neuroscience Award and the Stephen R. Mallory Schizophrenia Research Award. Dr. Montojo received her B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley, and completed her M.A. and Ph.D. at Johns Hopkins University. She holds a Women in Leadership Certificate from the Cornell SC Johnson School of Business. Dr. Montojo is an invited member of the World Economic Forum Global Future Council on Neurotechnology and the National Academy of Sciences, Forum on Neuroscience and Nervous System Disorders.