Temina Madon is executive director of the Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA), a research network that designs and tests solutions for the development challenges in low- and middle-income countries. Her research and training activities focus on health services, agricultural innovation and technology design for emerging markets. Madon has worked as science policy advisor for the National Institutes of Health-Fogarty International Center, with a focus on enhancing research capacity in developing countries. She also served as Science and Technology Policy Fellow for the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, managing an extensive portfolio of global health policy issues. She received her Ph.D. from UC Berkeley and her SB from MIT.