JoAnn Harris-Bowlsbey, Ed.D. has enjoyed a long and varied career in the field of career development, including positions as a high school counselor, director of guidance, university professor, career counselor in a university counseling center, developer of DISCOVER (a computer-based career planning system), and executive director of ACT's Educational Technology Center. She is currently a professor at Loyola College of Maryland and senior advisor for National Career Assessment Services, Inc. Internationally, Dr. Harris-Bowlsbey serves as a career development consultant for Nippon Manpower Ltd. in Tokyo, Japan. She has authored many journal articles and several books. Most recently, she has developed national and international versions of the Career Development Facilitator curriculum. She is past president of the National Career Development Association and recipient of its Eminent Career Award.