Annie Martin - Project Officer, Operational Space Medicine
- Quote: My mentors' confidence in me pushed me to think outside the box.
- Studies: Bachelor and master in kinesiology; master and Ph.D. in industrial engineering
- Job title: Project Officer, Operational Space Medicine
- Employer: Canadian Space Agency
What is unique about your job?
I have the opportunity to work on innovative and collaborative projects that aim to define operational concepts and medical technology for human exploration missions to the Moon and Mars.
Which professional accomplishment are you the most proud of?
I am very proud of my work on joint CSA-NASA projects, especially implementing the cooperative agreement between the two organizations and conducting shared projects to test biomedical technologies.
Who or what helped you the most throughout your career?
The passion and leadership of my mentors and their confidence in me pushed me to think outside the box and advance my thinking.
What advice would you offer to girls or women?
Cultivate your curiosity and your creativity by adopting a global perspective and being open. Dare to think outside the box and push boundaries.
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