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Scientist and Retired NASA astronaut http://www.zwc.ca/speakers/Dr Cady ColemanScientist and Retired NASA astronaut <div class="ExternalClass28E88D18CD8048D29F89F5D940F89DF0"><p>Having flown twice on the Space Shuttle and spent almost six months on the International Space Station (ISS), Dr. Cady Coleman has been privileged to see the world from a different perspective than most.  She envisions a future where people from all over the world work together to solve problems that affect everyone on planet Earth, and she is certain that these problems can be solved by mandating diverse and inclusive teams. </p><p>Cady was originally educated at MIT and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst as a polymer chemist and was commissioned in the US Air Force, retiring as a Colonel.  While living aboard the ISS, she served as the Lead Science and Robotics Officer for Expeditions 26/27.  Her ground-based jobs for NASA's Astronaut Office included serving as the Lead Astronaut for supply ships from NASA's commercial partners, and the Chief of Robotics.</p><p>Before retiring from NASA in 2016, Cady went on to lead open-innovation and public-private partnership efforts at the Office of the Chief Technologist at NASA Headquarters in Washington, DC and is especially proud of her work with <a href="http://launch.org/" target="_blank">LAUNCH.ORG</a>, an innovation platform dedicated to using public-private partnerships to address world-wide sustainability challenges.</p><p>Cady is passionate about sharing her experiences in leadership and inclusive collaboration and will share her insights and vision for a future where people from all over the world work together to accelerate the transition to a circular economy.  She resides with her husband and son in Shelburne, Massachusetts in the United States.</p></div>http://www.zwc.ca/speakers/SpeakerPhotos2017/CadyColeman.jpg, Dr. Cady ColemanGP0|#5ee4db4e-34f8-4e6f-80e0-0d23feb0c064;L0|#05ee4db4e-34f8-4e6f-80e0-0d23feb0c064|Dr Cady Coleman;GTSet|#c31bcefc-bba8-4775-8a91-82f54b19d6e1;GPP|#60aa0f51-dfde-4d32-80ae-abcb14c61cdb<div class="ExternalClass872438D7B6FC46C192A13B39787F11B0"><p>​​</p></div>