Lady Catherine Cantor Cutiva was born in Bogotá D.C, Colombia. She studied Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology at Universidad Nacional de Colombia in Bogotá. Until 2007, Lady worked in Colombia as a practicing Speech-Language Pathologist and Audiologist treating individuals and groups with communication disorders. In 2009, she got her first Master degree in Health and Safety at work at Universidad Nacional de Colombia. The Master thesis described the occurrence and work-related factors of voice disorders among college teachers. She started her trajectory as Philosophical Doctor candidate from August 2010 at the Department of Public Health of the Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands. During this time, she obtained her second Master, the Master of Health Sciences with Specialization Public Health, at the Netherlands Institute of Health Sciences (Nihes). In 2014, she worked for one year as research fellow at the Politecnico di Torino, Italy, at the Department of Energy (DENERG). Currently, she is Research Associate at the Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders at Michigan State University.