Women Wavemakers in the Blue Economy Part II: Pioneering the Blue Economy from a Women's Point of View | American Blue Economy Podcast

July 19, 2022

Part 2 of 3 of the ABEP Women Wavemakers Series!

In this month’s episode of The American Blue Economy Podcast, our host Rear Admiral Tim Gallaudet, PhD, US Navy (ret) introduces us to 3 women wavemakers in the American Blue Economy. Borrowing from the name of the Wavemakers podcast on Coastal News Today & American Shoreline Podcast Network hosted by Tamara Kahn, we learn how women are making many notable contributions in #bluetech and the #blueeconomy. Our guests include Marine Slingue, Vice President for North America at the navigation technology company iXblue, KellyPeters, Senior Content Marketing Manager at the commercial space and weather company Tomorrow.io, and LauraTrilles, Senior Program Director at the environmental services company Lynker. Be sure to dive in and make some waves with us!

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Adm. Tim Gallaudet

Rear Admiral Gallaudet, PhD, USN (ret) is the CEO of Ocean STL Consulting. From 2017-2021, he served as the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere / Deputy NOAA Administrator, and from 2017-2019 he also served as the Acting Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere / NOAA Administrator. As Acting Administrator, he led the agency comprised of 20,000 federal employees and contractors managing the nation’s fisheries, coastal resources and waterways, weather satellites, weather services, and environmental research, overseeing a $6B annual budget and daily operations of 18 environmental satellites, 16 oceanographic ships, 9 aircraft, 450 boats, and 400 technical divers, 6 supercomputers, over a dozen laboratories, and several hundred field sites across the country. As the Deputy Administrator, he led NOAA’s Blue Economy activities that advance marine transportation, sustainable seafood, ocean exploration and mapping, marine tourism and recreation, and coastal resilience. Prior to NOAA, Rear Admiral Gallaudet served for 32 years in the US Navy, completing his career as the Oceanographer of the Navy. He has a Bachelor’s degree from the US Naval Academy, and Master’s and Doctoral degrees from Scripps Institution of Oceanography, all in oceanography.