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Innovation in a Conflict Zone Featuring Irina Afonina

Monday, August 8, 2016

For the past two years, Ukraine has experienced massive conflict in its eastern-most regions, particularly in Luhansk. Though many have been forced to leave, one inspiring technology entrepreneur has remained despite the hardship.In this special edition of CRDF Global's blog, I had the pleasure of speaking with one of the grantees of our Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Program (STEP...

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What the United States Has REALLY Missed Out On With Cuba

Monday, August 1, 2016

There is no doubt that formalized relations between the United States and Cuba will bring tremendous economic benefits to the island country, but what does the world’s largest economy have to gain? The answer lies in science. The United States and Cuba have had a strained relationship for over fifty years. Conflicted beginnings included trade restrictions of the Eisenhower era between the...

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Kadiatou Dao: Tackling Biological Proliferation in Mali

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

*This blog was originally published by Maryam Zaringhalam on WISeR, The Rockefeller University's women in science blog. It is used here with permission* CRDF Global Robin Copeland Memorial Fellow Kadiatou Dao shares her journey to becoming a leader in biological nonproliferation in Mali and why women are so critical to the field.“Women are the key to peace,” Kadiatou Dao...

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