Dr. Chelsea Marcho is an International Science Advisor and former AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellow at the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in the Bureau for Resilience and Food Security (RFS) and the Communications Lead for the RFS Research Community of Practice. Dr. Marcho holds a B.S. in Biology from the University of Pittsburgh Bradford. She earned her Ph.D. in Molecular and Cellular Biology from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where she studied epigenetic regulation during early mammalian development. She is currently pursuing a Master of Liberal Arts (ALM) in International Relations from Harvard Extension School.