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Soapbox Science Berlin 2021
Saturday 26 June 2021, 12:00 - 15:00
Location Berlin

'Science ... teaches people to accept reality, with wonder and admiration...' (Lise Meitner, physicist)


Are you a woman* in STEMM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine) and passionate about your science?

Have you been waiting for that perfect opportunity to talk to people about your work?

Want to receive training in science communication?


Then Soapbox Science Berlin is waiting for you. Apply now to be one of our 12 speakers. Deadline 28th February! 

Soapbox Science is a novel public outreach platform and our events transform public areas into an arena for public learning and scientific debate. Further, we explicitly engage women* as we want to promote the visibility of women* in science. Take a look at these links to learn more about us and what we do:

What is Soapbox Science?

My experience as a Soapbox Science speaker

Berlin Local Organising Team

Our event will take place on the 26th of June 2021 between 2 - 5pm at Washington Platz by Berlin Central Station (Hauptbahnhof)

We are very hopeful that despite the pandemic, circumstances will allow for the event to happen in public but keep in mind that this might be subject to change.
We will communicate any changes to the event should this be necessary.

We are looking forward to receiving your submissions and if you have any questions, please feel free to reach out!

Your Soapbox Science Berlin Team

Carolina Doran · Marta Alirangues · Ana Alonso-Serrano · Betty Noriega-Ortega · Julia Lorenz · Franziska Sattler · Franziska Stressmann · Alice Di Tucci · Dubravka Vucicevic · Franziska Ellen Walther · Florencia Yannelli


Facebook: @soapboxscienceberlin

Twitter: @berlin_soapbox


Do you want to know more about Soapbox Science? Check out our short videos: EN

*We particularly encourage the participation of trans and genderqueer women, non-binary people, refugees, and people with disabilities, that for the purpose of this event feel comfortable being fem-identified. Don't hesitate to contact us with any questions you may have, including but not limited to: accessibility needs or concerns about discrimination acts while in the spotlight. We will work together to make sure that you can present your work comfortably and safely.

Saturday 26 June 2021

Contact APECS

APECS International Directorate
Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Center for Polar and Marine Research
Telegrafenberg A45
14473 Potsdam
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