Hazel Sive is Professor of Biology at MIT, Member of the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, Associate Member of the Broad Institute and a MacVicar Faculty Fellow. She is former Associate Dean of Science with oversight for diversity and education. Sive’s research focuses on brain and craniofacial development, and underlying disorders. She is Director of the MIT-South Africa Program and Founding Coordinator of the MIT-AFRICA Initiative. She is Director of the new MIT-Educator Program that focuses on university curriculum design, incorporating problem-solving, digital and entrepreneurial approaches.