Kizzmekia “Kizzy” Shanta Corbett (born January 26, 1986) is an American viral immunologist. She is an Assistant Professor of Immunology and Infectious Diseases at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the Shutzer Assistant Professor at the Harvard Radcliffe Institute since June 2021. Appointed to the VRC in 2014, Corbett was the scientific lead of the VRC’s COVID-19 Team, with research efforts aimed at COVID-19 vaccines. In February 2021, Corbett was highlighted in Time’s “Time100 Next” list under the category of Innovators, with a profile written by Anthony Fauci. (Bio from Wikipedia)


“It felt like it was necessary to be seen and to not be a hidden figure.” – Dr. kizzmekia Corbett


Dr. Corbett Demonstrates how important responsible decision making is. In her line of work, she has to make important decisions that affect a lot of people every day. Having an SEL skill that helps identify, analyze, and solve problems is a great asset and fundamental for leaders. Thank you for all that you do Dr. Corbett!