More about Rana Dajani

Professor at Hashemite University/University of Richmond

Professor molecular cell biology, Cmelikova scholar, Jepson school of Leadership, University of Richmond, Harvard Radcliff fellow, a Fulbrighter, Eisenhower fellow, founder service learning center, Hashemite University, Jordan, Yale and Cambridge visiting professor. Higher education reform expert, member UN women Jordan advisory council. Writer in Science and Nature, Established a women mentor network, received Partnerships for enhanced engagement in research (PEER) award 2014. Organized the first gender summit for the Arab world 2017. Most influential women scientists in Islamic World, 12 among100 most influential Arab women 2015, women in science hall of fame 2015, 2016 Global Changemaker Award International Institute for Education/Fulbright. Developed a community-based model “We love reading” to encourage children to read for pleasure received Synergos Arab world social innovators 2009, World Innovation Summit in Education Award 2014, King Hussein Medal of Honor 2014, Star Award 2015, best refugee education program 2015, UNESCO International Literacy Prize 2017, World Literacy Council Award 2018 and the Jacobs social entrepreneurship award 2018. Ashoka Fellow 2019, UN Science, Technology and Innovation Award 2019
Author of the book: Five scarves, Doing the impossible: If we can reverse cell fate why cant we redefine success, Nova Publisher 2018. Reviewed by Nature.