Workshop Participants

Norma Ming

"Norma Ming is Manager of Research and Evaluation in San Francisco Unified School District’s Research, Planning, and Assessment Division, where she oversees the district’s research…
San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD)

Rhona Mijumbi

A Health Policy Analyst and Knowledge Intermediary working at the nexus of science and policy for over a decade. Also a senior lecturer of public…
The Center for Rapid Evidence (ACRES) Synthesis

Allison Metz

Allison Metz, Ph.D., is a developmental psychologist with expertise in child development and family systems and a commitment to improving child and family outcomes and…
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Taylor Scott

Dr. Taylor Scott is situated at the intersection of research and policy by both leading research translation strategies and evaluating their impact. She is a…
Penn State University
The Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology (NM-AIST)

Anita Kothari

Professor Anita Kothari is a leading scholar in the area of knowledge translation at Western University. Her work focuses on developing a greater understanding of…
Western University Canada

Linda Li

Dr. Linda Li is Professor and Harold Robinson/Arthritis Society Chair at the Department of Physical Therapy, University of British Columbia, and Senior Scientist at Arthritis…
University of British Columbia

Richard Holliman

I am Professor of Engaged Research at the Open University, UK. Through my academic work I examine tensions between theories and practices of knowledge exchange…
The Open University, UK

Steven Masvaure

Steven Masvaure is a Senior Evaluation Technical Specialist at the University of the Witwatersrand. He holds a PhD in Development Studies. Steven possesses more than…
Centre for Learning on Evaluation and Results, Anglophone Africa

Daniel Lopera

Industrial Designer from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana (Colombia), Master in Design Futures from Griffith University (Australia) and Master in Education from Universidad de los Andes (Colombia),…
University of Ibagué

Lisa Maillard

I am a third-year PhD candidate studying how to facilitate and accelerate the creation and use of actionable climate knowledge. I am currently conducting research…
University of Michigan
Northwestern University

Ingrid Gomes Abdala

I graduated in Psychology from the State University of Ceará (UECE) and earned a Master's degree in Clinical Psychology and Culture from the University of…
Veredas Institute

Mary Feeney

Mary K. Feeney is the Program Director for the Science of Science: Discovery, Communication, and Impact program at the National Science Foundation. Feeney is professor…
National Science Foundation (NSF)

Kimberly DuMont

Kim DuMont is a Senior Vice President of Program with the William T. Grant Foundation. She is interested in how research in collaboration with other…
William T. Grant Foundation
University of Colorado, Boulder

Sonajharia Ekka Minz

Dr. Sonajharia Minz is a professor of Computer Science at Jawaharlal Nehru University, India. For three years (June 2020 - June 2023), she served as…
Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU)

Kristin Carman

Kristin L. Carman, MA, PhD, is the Director of Public and Patient Engagement at the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). In this position, she is…
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (pcori)

Harsha Dayal

Ms. Dayal is the director of research and knowledge management at the Department of Planning Monitoring and Evaluation within the Presidency of South Africa, since…
Government of South Africa

Kristin Corbett

Kristin Corbett is a Senior Strategic Knowledge Translation Officer with the Policy & Evaluation Division at the International Development Research Centre (IDRC). Based in Ottawa,…
International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (pcori)

Maeghan Brass

Maeghan is a Collaborative Research Manager at the University of Michigan Water Center, where she serves as a program manager engaging multi-disciplinary, multi-sector teams to…
NERRS Science Collaborative, University of Michigan

Sofia Bahena

Sofía Bahena, Ed.D., is an assistant professor in the Department of Education Leadership and Policy Studies at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA).…
University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA)

Asyirah Abdul Rahim

Asyirah was trained in planning and environmental technology from Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) and at present is an Associate Professor at Geography Section, School of…
University Sains Malaysia (USM)
Sustainable Development Solutions Network
Princeton University

Prabhu Pingali

Prabhu Pingali is a Professor in the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management at Cornell University, with joint appointments in the Division…
Cornell University

Mario Herrero

Mario Herrero is a professor of sustainable food systems and global change in the Department of Global Development at Cornell University. He is also the…
Cornell University

Stephanie Roe

Dr. Stephanie Roe is the Global Climate Lead Scientist at World Wildlife Fund (WWF). Previously, Dr. Roe was at Climate Focus where she led research…
World Wildlife Fund
Orca Sciences

Abdulrasheed Isah

I am a PhD candidate at ETH Zurich and a CEGA Fellow at UC Berkeley. Previously, I was a ZEF Junior Researcher at the University…
ETH Zurich
Yale University

Nimo Muthike

"Nimo is an Engagement Director at Busara Center overseeing the rural livelihoods portfolio with a focus on projects addressing food system resilience and climate risk…
Busara Center for Behavioral Economics

Chandrashekhar Biradar

Dr Chandrashekhar Biradar is a landscape ecologist with broad experience in executing agroecosystem research and outreach across diverse landscapes in Asia, Africa, and the Americas-…
Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and World Agroforestry (ICRAF)

Sudarno Sumarto

I am a policy adviser to the National Team for the Acceleration of Poverty Reduction, office of The Vice President of the Republic of Indonesia.…
The National Team for the Acceleration of Poverty Reduction (TNP2K)

Edward Buckler

Edward S. Buckler is a USDA-ARS Research Geneticist and adjunct professor in Plant Breeding and Genetics at Cornell University with an educational background in molecular…
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Kimberly Carlson

Kimberly Carlson is an Assistant Professor at New York University’s Department of Environmental Studies. As a land systems scientist with a focus on tropical agriculture,…
New York University

Maya Almaraz

Dr. Maya Almaraz is trained as a biogeochemist, specializing in carbon and nitrogen cycling as they relate to food production, nutrient pollution, and climate change.…
Princeton University
ClimateWorks Foundation
The Swedish Royal Academy of Sciences (KVA)
International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT)
Xiamen University (XMU)
Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)

Gayle Scarrow

Gayle gratefully lives and works on the traditional, unceded territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) and Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) Peoples. She is the Director, Knowledge…
Health Research BC

Rebecca Rasch

Rebecca Rasch is a Social Scientist at the Aspen Global Change Institute. Rebecca helps cultivate AGCI as a place for interdisciplinary and actionable science by…
Aspen Global Change Institute (AGCI)
University of California, Irvine

Maria Florencia Ercoli

Maria Florencia Ercoli earned her Ph.D. at the Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Argentina, under the mentorship of Dr. Javier Palatnik, where she explored miRNA-containing networks…
University of California, Davis
Precision Development (PxD)