In this Falling Walls Breakthrough Conversation, digital participants had the chance to engage in a live conversation with Rachel Kropa, Falling Walls Breakthrough of the Year 2022 in the category of Science and Innovation Management. She talked about her role as co-founder and Managing Director of Nonprofit & Science at Robert Downey Jr.’s FootPrint Coalition and how the organization is disrupting research funding paradigms for environmental scientists.

The interview series provided an intimate personal atmosphere, in which high-level guests, speakers and panelists of the Falling Walls Science Summit 2022 talked about their individual research, career paths and experiences.

The Falling Walls Breakthrough Conversations are supported by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research and Springer Nature.