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Olga Dobrovidova

Guest Speaker

Professional affiliation

Science Journalist; Senior Copywriter, Strategic Communications Department, Skoltech

Full Biography

Olga Dobrovidova is a science and environment journalist, communicator, and educator. She has been covering science and environment, with a focus on science policy and climate change, for more than 10 years, working for RIA Novosti, TASS, N+1, GEO Russia Magazine, Russia Beyond the Headlines, Climate Home, Meduza, Undark, STAT, and Nature. In 2019, she worked as the native advertising editor-in-chief for N+1 (, Russia’s most cited and popular science news website. Now she is a senior copywriter and science communicator at Skoltech. Olga is the acting president at AKSON, the Russian Association for Science Communication, Vice President of the European Federation for Science Journalism, and a 2014-2015 Knight Science Journalism Fellow. She’s been teaching science journalism at ITMO University for three years and is a guest lecturer at the University of Tyumen School of Advanced Studies, where she teaches science communication.