Featured Speaker: Emeline Paat-Dahlstrom
Emeline Paat-Dahlstrom is the Chief Impact Officer for Singularity University (SU). Her role is to oversee the implementation of SU’s mission – to educate, inspire and empower leaders to leverage exponentially accelerating technologies addressing humanity’s grand challenges. She has executive oversight over SU’s Impact Strategy, and of the incorporation of SU’s mission in all SU programs including the Graduate Studies Program, Impact Partnerships, Global Impact Competitions, and Field Innovation Exchanges around the world. She manages impact metrics tracking for the Global SU Community as they scale up to address global issues of education, energy, environment, food, global health, poverty, security, space and water. Emeline also currently serves as Space track lead for SU’s 10 week Graduate Studies Program.
Emeline has a BS in Physics from the University of the Philippines and a MS in Earth and Space Science from York University, Canada. She attended the International Space University (ISU) Space Studies Program in Strasbourg, France and subsequently worked and volunteered for ISU for two decades for its graduate programs around the world. In commercial space development, she has worked for several startups including serving as Director of Program Development and Research, and Director of Operations for Space Adventures Ltd, a space tourism company sending private citizens to the International Space Station, and Odyssey Moon and Moon Express, which plan commercial transport to the Moon. Emeline is co-author of the book “Realizing Tomorrow: The Path to Private Space Flight,” University of Nebraska Press (2013), which was selected that year for the US Air Force’s Chief of Staff Reading List. Originally from the Philippines, she has visited over 65 countries and has lived and worked in 9.