Soapbox Science is a novel public outreach platform for promoting women and non-binary scientists and the science they do. Soapbox Science provides an opportunity for adults, teens and children alike, to meet prominent leaders in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and medicine (STEMM) and become inspired by their success. 


The call for speakers is now open!

Join top women and non-binary scientists as they take science to the streets!

Details of the 2022 Ottawa event

Date: Saturday, September 24, 2022

Time: 1-4 PM

Location: ByWard Market, Ottawa, ON

Who can participate?

We are looking for women and non-binary scientists in all areas of STEMM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics & Medicine), from PhD students to professors, and from entry-level researchers to entrepreneurs. 

Closing date for applications:
February 28, 2022
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"Through basic science literacy, people can understand the policy choices we need to be making. Scientists are not necessarily the greatests communicators, but science and communication is one of the fundamentals we need to address. People are interested."
‒ James Murdoch

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