Science journalist, author and communicator

Women’s Forum Global Meeting

Posted on September 17

I’ll be speaking at the Women’s Forum Global Meeting in Paris, 5-6 October 2017. I’m taking part in a session about E-health (Health delivery to underserved groups) with a roster of excellent speakers, and we’ll be tackling issues around inequality that I explored to some extent in The Life Project….

Science for the People radio interview

Posted on June 17

In June, I was interviewed about The Life Project on Science for the People, a syndicated radio show and podcast that broadcasts weekly across North America. Listen to the interview.  

My TED talk

Posted on April 17

In April I gave a TED talk to the TED meeting in Vancouver, Canada. The speakers were told beforehand that this was the ‘Mount Everest of public speaking’ and I can confirm this is true: a 12 minute memorised, filmed talk in front of a theatre of 2000 VIPs is…