Hana Ayoob is a creative producer of science events, a trainer and a science communicator. She has developed and delivered hundreds of events at national science festivals, working with researchers, artists and other collaborators. Hana regularly speaks and performs at comedy shows, festivals and other events and co-hosts the science and technology podcast Why Aren’t You a Doctor Yet? Hana also co-founded Minorities in STEM, a UK network which supports and showcases BAME (Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic) individuals working and studying in STEM.
Luisa Massarani is a Brazilian science communicator, who has been carrying out practical activities and research in science communication since 1987. She works at Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, a research institution, where she is the head of the master in Communication of Science, Technology and Health. She is also the head of the Brazilian Institute of Public Communication of Science and Technology and the editor for Latin America of SciDev.Net, a website on science and development in the developing world. She was the director of RedPOP, the network for science communication in Latin American and the Caribbean in 2014-2017.