Bina Venkataraman Biography
Bina Venkataraman is a well-reputed journalist, author, and science policy expert. She is currently the Director of Global Policy Initiatives at the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT and teaches in the program on science, technology, and society at MIT.
She is also the Boston Globe’s Editorial Page Editor and a fellow at the New America Foundation. She previously served as President Barack Obama’s Senior Advisor for Climate Change Innovation and advised the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology on the Ebola outbreak.
Bina Venkataraman Age
Bina Venkataraman was born in Wooster, Ohio, on October 11, 1979. She is 42 years old.
Bina Venkataraman Height
She is a woman of average height, standing at 5 ft 5 in (Approx. 1.65 m).
Bina Venkataraman Family
Bina’s parents raised her in Wooster, Ohio, where she was born and raised. She was born to Indian immigrants. She is of Asian ethnicity and is of American nationality. However, no details regarding her parents or siblings is publicly available.
Bina Venkataraman Wife
Bina is a woman who is content with her life and career. She, on the other hand, keeps her love life private, so it is unknown whether she is married, divorced, or single.
Bina Venkataraman Education
Bina attended Brown University and Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. She is a Fulbright Scholar, a Princeton in Asia Fellow, a Metcalf Fellow, and a James Reston Fellow.
She is a member of the Brown University President’s Leadership Council, the Institute at Brown for the Environment and Society’s advisory council, and the Metcalf Institute’s advisory board. The French-American Foundation named her a 2015 Global Young Leader.
Bina Venkataraman Salary
Bina annually receives a salary of $83,256.
Bina Venkataraman Net Worth
Bina’s approximated net worth of $1 million.
Bina Venkataraman Career
Bina worked on the science desks of The New York Times and The Boston Globe from 2006 to 2010, first as a James Reston Fellow and then as a reporter. She is currently the Boston Globe’s Editorial Page Editor and a New America Foundation fellow.
She has stated that in this role, she hopes to highlight the city’s diverse voices and better showcase Boston’s groundbreaking ideas and knowledge, while holding leaders and institutions accountable for meeting high expectations for public service. She oversaw the Editorial Board’s critique of Donald Trump’s response to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic in the United States in March 2020.