All Aces mission is to activate the power of consciousness and critical thinking to manage the ways our unconscious mind can interfere with personal and organizational resilience. Additionally, Dr. Martin serves as a Distinguished Senior Fellow at Northeastern University's Global Resilience Institute.
Dr. S. Atyia Martin has spent the last 16 years in federal and local government in intelligence, homeland security, emergency management, public health preparedness and resilience. Prior to her career in public service, Dr. Martin worked in the private sector (for profit and nonprofit) in technology, business development, and administration.
Dr. Martin was the first Chief Resilience Officer for the City of Boston and led the development and implementation of Boston's first resilience strategy, engaging over 12,000 people across government, community, businesses, and nonprofits to develop Resilient Boston: An Equitable, Connected City. Prior to her role as Chief Resilience Officer, Dr. Martin was the director of the Office of Public Health Preparedness at the Boston Public Health Commission. She wasresponsible for coordinating public health, health care, and community health emergency management, including oversight of the Stephen M. Lawlor Medical Intelligence Center to coordinate response and recovery efforts; and education and training through the DelValle Institute for Emergency Preparedness. During her tenure, she led the public health and health care response to the Boston Marathon bombings, the snow storms of 2015, the Long Island bridge closure and evacuation, and dozens of smaller scale emergencies.