Past Events

Science Crochet Workshops

  • Crochet instructor at Michaels craft store.
  • Science illustration, education and workshop instructor using my own crocheted patterns and models.
  • Crochet workshop instructors since 2015: Etsy Made in Canada Day 2015 (Mouse Amigurumi), 2016 (Pumpkin Amigurumi), 2017 (Crochet-a-Neuron) and 2019 (Bead your DNA).
  • Knit-a-Neuron workshop instructor at Marker festival Toronto 2017 and Etsy Made in Canada Day 2017.
  • Knit-a-Neuron instructor to high school students and staff at JohnPolanyiCL school, 2018.
  • Science crochet instructor at University of Toronto “GetCrafty” Club, 2016. Workshop title: Crocheted Golgi,
  • Instructed “ Quilling Neuron” Workshop as part of ScicommTO Scicraft Xmas workshops series, 2017.

Panels and Talks

  • Speaker at “Narrating Neuroscience” event hosted by The Field Institute and ArtSciSalon, 2017.
  • Speaker at Make Change conference, 2017.

Vendor and Sciart markets

  • Black Holes Event, Royal Canadian Institute for Science, 2019
  • Marker festival Toronto, 2018.
  • hErVOLUTION second annual symposium vendor, 2018.
  • Immigrant Women Small Business Expo, 2018, Ontario Science Center.
  • Toronto Newcomers Day Market, 2018.
  • Sick hospital markets, 2016, 2017, 2018.
  • Etsy Made in Canada Day 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019.
  • UofT Science Rendezvous sciart exhibition, 2018-2019.
  • Toronto Comicon, 2016.
  • Harbour Front Brave festival 2019.
  • UofT Science Rendezvous sciart exhibition, 2018-2019.
  • Exhibited my retinal crocheted models at UofT Koffler student centre, 2017.
  • IMS Raw Talk Live, 2018.

Conference Speaker gifts

  • Crocheted the speaker gift at the IMS 150 Scientific Day, 2018.
  • OIRM Annual Symposium, 2018,-2019.
  • Stem Cell Talks, Let’s Talk Science, 2018.

Science Communication

  • Science communicator and artist.
  • Speaker at Med YSP (UofTMed) about retinal stem cells and retinal degeneration.
  • Stem Cell Talks, Let’s Talk Science, 2016 and 2018.
  • Speaker at “Soapbox Science Toronto” hosted by Ryerson University during Science Literacy week, 2017.
  • Speaker at “Soapbox Science Toronto Jr.” hosted by Ryerson University during Science Literacy week, 2018.
  • Speaker at Metamorphosis girl STEM conference. http://www.girlsstem.ca/2018-speakers.html
  • Medicine by Design learn and lunch high school talk, 2018.
  • Science outreach visit with Donnelly Research Centre team to high school students, 2017.

Sciart Awards

  • Winner of Canadian Science Publishing #Visualizingscience image Contest “from the lab category”, 2018.