is a mechanical and sustainability engineer and the founder of Kalepa Tech LLC, which applies product development, engineering, and design principles to developing technologies in order to make a positive social impact on the world. Her consulting focuses on life-cycle design for sustainability, clean-technology development, and technology development for poverty alleviation. Prior to founding Kalepa Tech, Ceridon did technology development for several companies, including Teledyne, Boeing, Schlumberger, and Cooper Perkins. She volunteers and travels with teams working on poverty alleviation through the MIT IDEAS Competition, MIT D-Lab, MIT 100K Competition, TiE Boston, and Sloan’s Product Development Course. She is a periodic guest lecturer at MIT, MIT Sloan, and Brandeis and has mentored award-winning student teams.