Episode 75: LCdr Calley Gray, Royal Canadian Navy

April 08, 2020

In this episode, WWEST manager and Best of the WWEST host Danniele speaks to Lieutenant Commander Calley Gray, Marine Systems Engineer Officer in the Royal Canadian Navy. She gives us all a rare glimpse into what it's like to be a woman in the Navy and the amazing and big strides the Armed Forces have taken to create a more diverse and equal landscape. LCdr Gray also gets nerdy about naval architecture in the best way, tells us fascinating stories of the work the Navy does to make the world a better place, and how her time in the Royal Military College of Canada shaped her into the Lieutenant Commander she is today.

Guest: Lieutenant Commander Calley Gray

Lieutenant Commander Calley Gray is a Marine Systems Engineering Officer in the Royal Canadian Navy and she specializes in Naval Architecture. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Royal Military College of Canada and a double Master’s degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture. During her schooling, she played high-level soccer and competed internationally with the Canadian military. Lieutenant Commander Gray has spent four years sailing on warships and has deployed to South America and the Asia Pacific. Throughout her sixteen-year career in the Navy, she has been involved with the tests and trials of emerging technology, the maintenance and operation of major warships, and the management of personnel.

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Hosted by: Danniele Livengood (@livengood)
Theme Music: “Positive and Fun” by Scott Holmes
Produced by: Vanessa Hennessey