Lynne Smit runs Conversations Squared, a media and communications company based in South Africa. She specializes in understanding and translating the most complex and technical of subjects, finding the news angle, and writing news copy that people want to read. Her career track record includes 30 years experience working as a reporter and sub editor on various publications, including the Cape Times, Argus, Star and the Financial Times (London). She is also the author of three textbooks and the editor of a book on education in South Africa.
She was a mentor in the World Federation of Science Journalists’ SjCOOP mentorship project and is immediate past president and founding member of the South African Science Journalists’ Association, SASJA.
Sessions as a Organizer
- UCSF Mission Bay Campus