Sixteen Innovators to Watch in 2022
These trailblazers are dreaming up a future with cell-cultured breastmilk, energy-saving windows and more
January 6, 2022
As we move into 2022, we have our eyes on 16 different innovators from nine projects. These groundbreakers are experts in their fields-which range from social justice to biology to artificial intelligence-and they are drumming up new ways to push the envelope.
Victor A. Lopez-Carmen-whose name is Waokiya Mani in the Dakota language and Machil in Yaqui-comes from a long line of healers. His great grandfather, Ohiyesa, was also known as Dr. Charles Eastman, the first Native American man to graduate from a U.S. medical school. Lopez-Carmen's grandmother was a midwife, and his mother went back to college while he was in high school to become a nurse.