Florence Schechter

F_dsc9812-2lorence is a science communicator, comedian and performer with years of experience in improv, theatre, music, comedy, storytelling and spoken word. She has a BSc in Biochemistry from Birmingham because she loves alliteration. Other skills include video production and finding an appropriate cat gif for every situation.
Live work
Whilst part of the Talent Factory, she has talked about all sorts of random but interesting science at places/for organisations like the Royal Society, Science Museum, Grant Museum, Cheltenham Science Festival, British Science Festival, BlueDot Festival, NESTA, Pride In STEM, Dr Jiggs Bowson and Her Charming Science Friends, LDN Talks at Night, Spot On and DED Talks. She’s performed at the Science Showoff multiple times and likes to do other forms of comedy too such as sketch comedy.
Event production
In 2017, she produced the Talent Factory’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival show, “Agony Auncles of Science“. It received a 5* review and was WIRED’s top show to see on the Fringe. It was supported by UCL Engineering, UCL Molecular Modelling and Materials Science and Bristol Centre for Functional Nanomaterials.
Video production
She co-founded a science film production company, Collab Lab in Jan 2017. She wrote and produced the short film “Halfway” about women’s experience working in STEM, which premiered at the Bristol Science Film Festival. Previous clients include the University of Exeter, University of Bristol, University of Lancaster, University of Brighton, Royal Society, Pint of Science and Explorers Fair.
Her YouTube channel has over 3,500 subscribers and over one million channel views. She has featured science communicators such as Alice Roberts and Jim Al-Khalili on her channel. She has also collaborated with other YouTubers and content creators.

Museum development
In March 2017, Florence launched the project to build the world’s first physical vagina museum. She came Highly Commended in the Women of the Future Awards 2017 in the Arts and Culture category for her work with the Vagina Museum.

Other scicomm work
Florence sits on the Trajectory, Ideas and Ambassadors Board of Cheltenham Science Festival.

She has a wealth of online communication experience, especially making terrible science jokes on Twitter.
You can check out her online profiles here:
animal-showoff

Promo for our upcoming science cop show

Upcoming gigs

14 Feb 2018
Valentine’s Day Vaginas
Royal Institution

22 Feb 2018
Freedom Fringe
The Rose and Crown

23 Feb 2018
Not So Secret Society
The Artworks Elephant

11 Mar 2018
In The Flesh: A Pecha Kucha Presentation
JW3

18 Mar 2018
Let’s Talk About Vaginas
Lighthouse Bar

20 Mar 2018
Hysterical #6 (MC)
Queen of Hoxton

22 Mar 2018
Freedom Fringe
The Rose and Crown

27 Mar 2018
The Crofters Rights
28 Apr 2018
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