Angela Saini is a British writer and science journalist, who presents science programmes on BBC Radio 4 and the World Service. She has a Masters in Engineering from Oxford University, and a second Masters in Science and Security from the Department of War Studies at King’s College London. Between 2012 and 2013 she was a Knight Science Journalism Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the US. Her second book, Inferior: How Science Got Women Wrong - and the New Research That's Rewriting the Story, takes readers on a journey to uncover science’s failure to understand women, she finds that we’re still living with the legacy of an establishment that’s just beginning to recover from centuries of entrenched exclusion and prejudice. Her writing has appeared in The Guardian, Observer, The Times, Prospect, New Scientist, Wallpaper, Vogue, Marie Claire, Science, and the Economist, among others. She has won a number of national and international journalism awards. Her first book, Geek Nation: How Indian Science is Taking Over the World, was published in 2011 and became a bestseller in India.
Saturday 5 May, 10:00 AMAngela Saini: Inferior: How Science Got Women Wrong
Seymour Centre, York Theatre, CHIPPENDALE
Saturday 5 May, 3:00 PMWomen in Tech: Okay Ladies, Now Let’s Get Information
Carriageworks, Bay 17, EVELEIGH