About Science Journalism Forum

SJF is a fully virtual global event where science journalists, writers, publishers, scientists, students, and academia can share new ideas and thoughts in science journalism. The forum aims to empower all stakeholders with new tools that help them communicate, network, and learn from their peers all over the world. Comparing to offline events, the virtual SJF is less cost, eco-friendly, and bring all experts in no matter where they are.

We support diversity, So we have talks and speakers from all over the globe and without any language barriers. Speakers can deliver their talks in their own local language. SJF aims to upgrade the skills of journalists all over the world with a focus on developing countries, so Anyone can attend and benefit from the content regardless of their knowledge of the English Language. We encourage our speakers and attendees to express their challenges and needs in any language they prefer, that’s why we accept sessions in any language.

SJF doesn’t (and will never) rent, sell, or share any personal data with any partners or sponsors. All personal data is confidential, and we guarantee that it will be always kept this way, except data we need to share with third parties for purposes of communication. For example, uploading attendees’ emails at MailChimp to send email newsletters.

Any sponsored content will be clearly labeled for attendees. Attendees have the full right to attend any talk based on their interests.

Meet our #SJF21 Advisory Board

Rosalind Ried
Rosalind Ried

Executive Director, Council for the Advancement of Science Writing

Esther Nakkazi
Esther Nakkazi

Founder of the Health Journalists Network in Uganda

Layla Almusawi
Layla Almusawi

Program Manager, KFAS

Fredrick Mugira
Fredrick Mugira

Director and Founder of Water Journalists Africa

Michaela Lundell
Michaela Lundell

Science Communicator/Research Advisor, SIDA

Emanuel Fantini
Emanuel Fantini

Senior Lecturer/Researcher in Water Politics and Communication, IHE DELFT

Siri Carpenter
Siri Carpenter

Co-founder and Editor-in-Chief, The Open Notebook

Tania Cleopatra Orbe Martínez
Tania Cleopatra Orbe Martínez

Professor of Journalism at San Francisco de Quito University.

Padma TV
Padma TV

Indian Science Journalist

Nalaka Gunawardene
Nalaka Gunawardene

Science Writer, Tech Watcher & Media Analyst.

Jauad Elkharraz
Jauad Elkharraz

ExpertEvaluator at European Commission

John Riaga
John Riaga

Communications Officer- Impact Research and Development Organization (IRDO)

Tinsley Davis
Tinsley Davis

Executive Director, National Association of Science Writers

Mićo Tatalović
Mićo Tatalović

News Editor, Research Fortnight

Corinne Podger
Corinne Podger

Director, Digital Skills Agency

Emeka Anuforo
Emeka Anuforo

Senior Communication Officer at the African Development Bank

Manuel Lino González
Manuel Lino González

Entrepreneur and Editor at Los Intangibles

Magdy said
Magdy said

Writer, Editor & Researcher

Olga Dobrovidova
Olga Dobrovidova

Acting President at AKSON

Andrea Obaid
Andrea Obaid

DIRECTOR, NEURONA GROUP

Linda Nordling
Linda Nordling

Editor at Research Africa

Athar Osama
Athar Osama

Founder and Executive Director, World Science Collaborative Ltd

Rana Dajani
Rana Dajani

President, SASTA

André Biernath
André Biernath

Co-founder, Brazilian Network of Science Journalists