Meera Raja joined the Board of Science Friday in 2021. Meera is a chemist and former management consultant, currently working to build collaborative, technology-enabled solutions for complex urban challenges. Prior to her current role, Meera’s career has taken her from lab science to developing data-driven solutions for the pharmaceutical space to creating strategies to advance nascent and complex research at universities. Regardless of the field, she is passionate about creating innovative, impactful solutions that are inclusive and equitable.
Meera lives in Chicago with her husband and very toddler-y toddler. She loves good pie and bad jokes.