Dr. Stewart received her Ph.D. from Yale in 2013 in Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology where she studied animal sensory systems. After a year studying Chinese in Taiwan, she returned to the U.S. as a Research Scientist at MIT's Center for Biomedical Innovation. Now based in The Hague, she focuses on science and innovation policy, using big data to interrogate supply chains for evidence of slavery, and expanding access to biologic medicines.

Portrait by Paul Vierthaler