MARS INNOVATION FORUM

an Explore Mars Event

May 25-27, 2021

10:00 AM to 3:00 PM EDT Daily

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Tiffany Vora

Singularity University | Faculty & Vice Chair, Digital Biology & Medicine

Dr. Tiffany Vora is a rousing speaker and thought leader who uses a bio- and tech-focused mindset to stimulate leaders, companies, and industries to design for the best possible future.

In addition to working as a founder and co-founder of several startups, she is currently the Vice Chair of Digital Biology and Medicine at Singularity University, in the heart of Silicon Valley. Previously, Tiffany was the Faculty Director of Singularity’s global ecosystem of Experts and thought leaders.

After earning undergraduate degrees in Biology and Chemistry at New York University, Tiffany completed her PhD in the Department of Molecular Biology at Princeton University, where she worked in the emerging fields of genomics, systems biology, and computational biology. She later served as a Visiting Assistant Professor at the American University in Cairo, and as an Instructor for the Department of Bioengineering at Stanford University.

She has mentored startup founders, inspired companies to tackle humanity’s grand challenges, and supported governments and other organizations to prepare for a radically different future of life on Earth (and elsewhere). Tiffany is particularly focused on nurturing, amplifying, and connecting women and people of color around the world—because diversity drives creativity and innovation.

Tiffany’s expertise in biology and medicine encompasses fields as diverse as CRISPR, the microbiome, longevity, genetics, agriculture, climate change, space biology, biomimicry, and biohacking. Overall, Tiffany is passionate about translating the leading edge of science and medicine into actionable insights for individuals, companies, and society.

Tiffany is honored to be a Nonresident Fellow at the Atlantic Council within the Geotech Center, where she helps bring together new technologies and data that empower people, prosperity, and peace.

She is also thrilled to be a member of Homeward Bound’s sixth cohort dedicated to amplifying the impact of women leaders in STEMM, with a special eye on conservation.

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