Colleen Costello is the co-founder of Vital Vio. She earned a degree in biomedical engineering with a minor in technological entrepreneurship from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), in Troy, New York.
Experiences in her childhood fueled her interest in biology and engineering provided her with the motivation to develop a new disinfectant lighting technology and to launch a new company, Vital Vio, to bring that technology to market.
Colleen's story and business are at the core of our Contagion Crushers curriculum module, which includes elementary lessons that can be used in ELA, math, science, art and social studies classes. Click here to learn more.