Francine Coeytaux, MPH, is founder of the Pacific Institute for Women's Health and a public health specialist and consultant. She is known for her work on comprehensive reproductive health services, abortion and new reproductive technologies. She currently sits on the Board of Directors of the Concept Foundation, based in Bangkok; EngenderHealth, based in New York City; and the Women’s Dignity Project, based in Dar Salaam. She has consulted for many organizations, including the World Health Organization and the International Planned Parenthood Federation, and served on the State of California’s Advisory Committee on Human Cloning.
Dorothy Roberts, JD, is the 14th Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor, the George A. Weiss University Professor of Law & Sociology, and the Raymond Pace & Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander Professor of Civil Rights at University of Pennsylvania. She is a frequent speaker and prolific scholar on issues related to race, gender, and the law. Dorothy has published more than 75 articles and essays in books and scholarly journals, authored two award-winning books, and co-edited five casebooks and anthologies. Her latest book, Fatal Invention: How Science, Politics, and Big Re-create Race in the Twenty-first Century, was published in July 2011. She has received numerous fellowships, grants, and awards. She speaks frequently at university campuses, social justice organizations, and other public forums, and serves on the boards of the Black Women’s Health Imperative, the National Coalition for Child Protection Reform, and the Center for Genetics and Society; on the executive committee of Cells to Society: The Center on Social Disparities and Health; and on the Standards Working Group of the California Institute of Regenerative Medicine.
David Winickoff, JD, is Professor in Bioethics and Society in the Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management at UC Berkeley. He previously taught at the Kennedy School of Public Policy at Harvard University. His bioethics work spans topics of biotechnology, systems of property and intellectual property, race, environmental regulation, food safety, human subjects research, and public health. He is currently Co-director of the Science, Technology and Society Center at U.C. Berkeley, and the founder and executive director of the UCB Science, Ethics and Law Working Group.