Calestous Juma is a professor of the practice of international development and director of the Science, Technology, and Globalization Project at Harvard University’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, where he also directs Agricultural Innovation Policy in Africa and Health Innovation Policy in Africa projects, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
WCFIA Faculty Associate Calestous Juma Receives 2017 Breakthrough Paradigm Award
Calestous Juma, Professor of the Practice of International Development at Harvard Kennedy School, was recently named a recipient of the 2017 Breakthrough Paradigm Award. The award, given by the Breakthrough Institute, “recognizes accomplishment and leadership in the effort to make the future secure, free, prosperous, and fulfilling for all the world’s inhabitants on an ecologically vibrant planet.” Juma’s groundbreaking research in biotechnology and innovation solidifies his position as a thought leader in the fields of science and technology. He will accept this award next summer at the Breakthrough Dialogue, a two-day conference devoted to democracy in the Anthropocene.