Rana Dajani is a Professor of molecular biology and strong advocate for science education for women. She has also founded the initiative, “We Love Reading”, which develops change makers 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. In 2019, Dr Dajani won the Arab Science and Technology Foundation Award in service of the advancement of science and technology.