Olga Dobrovidova
Speaker
Olga is a science and environment communicator and journalist based in Moscow, Russia. She is the country's first and only Knight Science Journalism Fellow (class of 2014-15) and MBL Logan Science Journalism Fellow (2019). She has spent more than ten years covering science and environment, with a focus on climate change, in Russian and English; her work can be found in GEO, N+1, Meduza, Climate Home, STAT, Undark, Nature, and Science. In 2020-2021, she worked as a senior copywriter at Skoltech. Olga teaches science journalism for graduate students at ITMO University in Saint Petersburg and science communication and multimedia journalism at SAS in Tyumen. A McKinsey&Co Next Generation Women Leaders (2014) alumna, Olga is the president at AKSON, the Russian science communicators association, and the vice president of the European Federation for Science Journalism (EFSJ). She is also a member of the educational committee of the World Federation of Science Journalists.