September 14, 2020
5:00 pm EDT - 6:00 pm EDT
Science Policy Ambassadors
More information / to register
SAVE THE DATE for Dr. Frances Colón who is the former Deputy Science and Technology Adviser to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at the U.S. State Department. Dr. Colón’s talk: Civic Science: How to get off the sidelines will be held on Monday, September 14, 5pm-6pm EDT over Zoom.
Featuring Frances Colón, PhD-Science Diplomat and Former Deputy Science Technology Adviser to the Secretary of State at the U.S. State Department.
Dr. Frances Colón is the former Deputy Science and Technology Adviser to the Secretary of State at the U.S. State Department. As a science diplomat in Washington D.C. from 2006 – 2017, Dr. Colón promoted integration of science and technology into foreign policy dialogues, global advancement of women in science, and coordinated climate change policy for President Obama’s Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas. Dr. Colón earned her Ph.D. in Neuroscience in 2004 from Brandeis University and her B.S. in Biology in 1997 from the University of Puerto Rico. She currently specializes in advising on science policy and evidence-based decision-making for local and foreign governments. As an Open Society Foundations 2019 Leadership in Government Fellow, Dr. Colón worked to catalyze policy action to counter the impacts of climate change on vulnerable communities in Florida. Dr. Colón is a 2020 Yale Public Voices on the Climate Crisis Fellow, and a member of the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine, New Voices Project, the Roundtable on Science and Technology for Sustainability, and the Global Science Diplomacy Roundtable.