Rana Dajani is a Professor of molecular biology and a powerful advocate for science education for women. She has also founded the initiative, “We Love Reading”, which develops changemakers through reading aloud. This earned her the Jacobs Social Entrepreneurship Award 2018. In 2017 she was selected by Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study as a fellow of the Radcliffe Institute at Harvard University. Her awards include: the UN Science, Technology and Innovation Award 2019, the UNHCR Nansen refugee award 2020, and the Schwab Social Entrepreneur Award 2021.
Source of Influence: Science & Technology
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