Yuri Malina

Co-Founder , Design for America

Yuri Frank Maxwell Malina, Post-Baccalaureate Fellow and Student Co-Founder → Yuri is many things, a rocket scientist, plant biologist, design activist, but most of all, he is an eternal optimist. Born in France, educated in the United States, Yuri has spent his life exposed to different European and American peoples and cultures, and as a result truly feels part of one human family. Through Design for America, and his many projects Yuri’s passion is taking on the greatest challenges facing our species.