Rana Dajani

Molecular Biologist and Associate Professor at Hashemite University, Jordan

Rana Dajani is a molecular biologist and associate professor at Hashemite University, Jordan, as well as the former director of the university’s Center of Studies. She has been a visiting professor at Yale and Cambridge Universities. Dajani is also a Fellow at Harvard’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study and a former Fulbright Scholar and Eisenhower Fellow. She developed a community-based model called “We Love Reading” that encourages children to read for pleasure.