Impact • Space-Industry
Emeline Paat–Dahlstrom is a space entrepreneur. Originally from the Philippines, she’s spent nearly 30 years building space and technology educational ecosystems around the world, including International Space University and serving as the Executive Vice President for Operations, and the Chief Impact Officer for Singularity University. Emeline has also worked for space startup companies such as Space Adventures, the first space tourism company to send private citizens to the International Space Station. She is the co-author of the book Realizing Tomorrow: The Path to Private Spaceflight.
As a Fellow of the New Zealand Edmund Hillary Fellowship program, Emeline now has her sights set on democratizing access to space for developing and emerging countries. Moving to New Zealand from Silicon Valley t co-found SpaceBase, a networking and funding platform focused on creating a sustainable space ecosystem in Aotearoa, and initiating the first nationwide New Zealand Space Challenge.
An overview of the state of the new space industry today and why it’s time to build a sustainable global space ecosystem for everyone. Speaker will also explore the opportunities for new space markets and jobs for future space missions into the solar system.