#SpeakerReveal: Combining Love for Storytelling & Science
Meet our next speaker who’s successfully fused her love for science and passion for digital media to educate and inform.
Samantha is a Science Communicator and PhD Candidate in the Department of Molecular Genetics at the University of Toronto, focusing her doctoral research on brain development and stem cell biology. Her passion is combining the world of digital media and making science more familiar and accessible. She's produced, scripted, and hosted videos for companies such as GE Canada and Lady Speedstick, and has appeared as a repeat guest expert on shows such as TVO Kids and CBC Radio.
Interesting Fact: She is part of an international team studying how scientists sharing selfies on Instagram affect public perceptions of warmth, competence, and trustworthiness of scientists. You can catch her daily updates at @science.sam on Instagram.