Invited Talks and Science Communication Appearances

Invited Workshops and Events:

[1] Invited Expert: CommSciCon, Creative Storytelling Panel, Aug. 5th, 2021.

[2] Invited Guest: “Color with Me,” Book Bears / SoCal Youth Neuroscience Association, Aug. 1st, 2021.

[3] Keynote Speaker: “Intersection Between Art and Science Communication,” Yale Biological and Biomedical Sciences Diversity and Inclusion Collective, June 16th, 2021.

[4] Invited Guest: NetPals Science Club, Cambridge School Volunteers, May 4th, 2021.

[5] Invited Talk: “ColorMePhD: Science Communication Through Creative Illustration,” MIT Sci Art Symposium, April 24th, 2021.

[6] Invited Guest: “Exploring STEM careers,” Girl Scout Troop in Corvallis OR, March 18th, 2021.

[7] Invited Speaker: Haileybury College, UK, Creative Action and Service Lectures, Feb. 2nd, 2021.

[8] Invited Workshop Host: “Communicating Your Research to a Broad Audience: Methods Inspired by STEM Outreach,” Science Leadership and Management (SLAM), UC Berkeley, Feb. 24, 2020.

[9] Invited Guest: “Scientist Extravaganza,” Acorn Woodland Elementary, May 11, 2018, Oakland, CA

[10] Invited Featured Scientist: “Dinner with a Scientist,” Chabot Space and Science Center, Oakland, CA; April 24th, 2017; April 25th, 2017, May 7th; 2018, May 21st; 2019.

[11] Invited Guest Judge: “SEED Science Fair,” Berkeley Students for Environmental Energy Development, Berkeley, CA, May 2nd, 2015.

The Book Bears and Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory (SCYNA) at UC Irvine teamed up to put on this fun interactive event.

The Yale The Yale Biomedical and Biological Sciences (BBS) Diversity and Inclusion Collective (YBDIC) put on a 2021 Science Communication Week featuring keynote speakers that use creative science communication to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in STEM.

ComSciCon is an annual conference which provides graduate students with a unique professional development experience interested in and committed to communicating research. For the 2021 conference, I served on the creative story telling panel and as an expert reviewer to provide constructive feedback on students' original works of science communication for publication.