Until recently, Joy Lin was a high school science teacher in Austin, Texas. She has a BA in Biology, a BS in Chemistry and another BS in Biochemistry from UT Austin. In 2013, TED and Kohl's Cares teamed up to look for 18 most inspiring lessons to animate, and her Hollywood vs. Science lessons were selected. She wrote a series of six videos: If Superpowers Were Real. She is also the author of the four-book series Superpower Science.
She is now in the process of becoming an entertainer. She is a stand-up comedian who's been featured in four comedy festivals and competitions, most recently in NYC.