“Scientists have the responsibility to devote their time to use their science for peace.”
Zafra Lerman is the president and founder of Methods Integrating Music, Science, Art and Dance. Here she shares some thoughts about her collaborative efforts with scientists around the globe to keep the world clean and efficient.
Lerman received a Ph.D. in chemistry from the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel and conducted research on isotope effects at Cornell and Northwestern universities in the United States and at the Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule in Zurich, Switzerland.
She developed an innovative and internationally recognized approach to teaching science through the arts, and has lectured about her teaching methods around the world. For 25 years she chaired the subcommittee on scientific freedom and human rights for the American Chemical Society.
She is the president of the Malta Conferences Foundation, which uses science as a bridge to peace in the Middle East. Lerman has received 38 national and international awards.