Katherine “Kat” Shayne is the Co-Founder and CEO/CIO of CIRT. Before starting CIRT, Kat worked as a researcher focused on global materials management and marine litter for the Jambeck Research Group and UGA New Materials Institute, as well as an engineering and sustainability consultant.
She has a passion for bridging science and technology with business and mitigation strategies in communities, especially with regard to waste management and new materials. She is a UGA 40 under 40 honoree, OneYoungWorld SDG 5 Lead 2030 Challenge winner, and a Google for Startups: Women Founders cohort member.
Nathan unpacks Kat’s founding story of getting into the field of Environmental Engineering and why it’s so hard to answer the question, “Can I recycle/repurpose/reuse this?”
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