Consultancy

Bringing space and storytelling into business to boost innovation and inclusion

Working with businesses, the UN, and coaching on innovation storytelling

UN Secretariat, NY, 2017: At UN High Level Panel addressing the then Deputy-Secretary General Amina Mouhammed and high-ranking officials with my proposal to establish the Space for Women Network as a solution for the lack of STEM role models. The UN Office for Outer Space Affairs adopted the recommendation and established this network in 2020. Full Panel proceedings here.

Space in Tech and Innovation

I consult for businesses to bring space science into the creative industries and high-end tech. Currently consulting for innovative businesses in the music and audiovisual industries (projects in stealth mode). If you want to discuss a project I can help you with please get in touch.

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Storytelling Training

I coach on innovation storytelling through workshops and executive 1:1 training. I've helped executives, academics and entrepreneurs communicate with clarity and impact. If you'd like to discuss 1:1 training, or running a workshop at your company or institution please get in touch.

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Inclusion in STEM - UNOOSA

I am a STEM mentor in the UN Office For Outer Space Affairs "Space for Women" Network, and provided input and recommendations for the UN Space for Women Project established by UNOOSA and UN Women to address gender equality.

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NASA Space Apps Challenge Judge

Evaluating projects from UAE teams of scientists, technologists and engineers at NASA Space Apps Challenge, the largest global hackathon. Teams use NASA open source data in a 48-hour sprint and hack solutions to challenges we face on Earth and in Space.

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Storytelling Consultancy

I acted as expert reviewer for Nature Masterclasses to help them develop their "Narrative Tools for Researchers" course so scientists become better at communicating their work and bring their research stories to life.

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Portfolio

Consultancy

Consultant on space and astrophysics, communication with storytelling, and inclusion in STEM. A STEM mentor with the UN with advisory roles in public engagement.

Entrepreneurship

A social entrepreneur, I'm Founder and Executive Director of She Speaks Science. I also lead an entrepreneurship programme at Cambridge Judge Business School.

Public Speaking

“Words are events, they do things, change things”. I speak on astrophysics, entrepreneurship, equality in STEM, re-thinking education and storytelling.

Space Research

My research focuses on the structure and evolution of stars, their contribution to the chemical enrichment of the Galaxy and their interactions with nearby companions.

In the Media

Profiled in the media including BBC Future, Room Space Journal and various podcasts. Was featured as "Modern Muse for Astronomy" by London magazine Postscript.