Primespeakers - Agencja Mówców | Zuzanna Podgórska
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    Zuzanna Podgórska

    Science popularizer, independent physicist at the Faculty of Physics of the Warsaw University of Technology

    Zuzanna Podgórska, President of the Science Advocates Association and a finalist in both the Polish edition of the international FameLab competition and the Science Popularizer of the Year 2021 contest, is a passionate advocate for science, seamlessly integrating science with business. Her daily work involves researching radioactive radon gas and teaching scientists the art of effective scientific communication. She conducts training on soft skills development, media engagement, personal branding for scientists, and co-creates popular science projects like “Speed Science Journalism Dates”. She collaborates with the Maria Skłodowska-Curie Museum in Warsaw, participating in educational events and Museum Nights, sharing knowledge about the biography and scientific achievements related to radioactivity.

    Examples of speech topics:

    • Between Language and Understanding: Bridges of Scientific Communication” – Focuses on the crucial role of clear and effective communication in scientific and academic environments. It emphasizes the necessity of bridging the gap between complicated scientific language and the understanding of the average person, highlighting that without such connection, valuable discoveries might remain unnoticed by society. Examples from various fields, from innovations to new technologies, illustrate how science can become more accessible and influential.
    • Marie Skłodowska-Curie: Unknown Stories – Known Inspirations” – A series of short anecdotes from the life of Marie Skłodowska-Curie that can be woven into broader scientific presentations, illustrating her impact on the present. This topic offers a fresh look at the HERstory of science, celebrating women’s contributions to scientific development, focusing on triumphs and inspiring messages rather than obstacles.
    • From Theory to Practice: Scientific Storytelling and Personal Branding” – A combination of practical workshops and presentations covering scientific narration, effective self-presentation, business modeling, process management, and personal brand building. Specific tools and methods that participants can immediately apply in their fields.

    Zuzanna Podgórska, with her specializations and extensive experience, is not only an expert in her field but also an inspiring speaker who captivates a broad audience by sharing practical tips and innovative solutions in the realms of scientific communication, employer branding, and the popularization of science.