TRAINING & TALKS
Science Writing 101
Leonie works with scientists to use the basics of journalism and storytelling to communicate their research more effectively. She does this through workshops and one-on-one coaching.
New Voices in Science, a Stellenbosch University publication which gives post graduate students a chance to write about their work for a popular audience. For three years now, Leonie has been involved in coaching scientists to write in a popular format.
CSAG Winter School
On how we need to find the optimal diet for ourselves and the environment, at the Baxter Theatre, August 2013.
On how sustainable the Western diet really is, at the Fugard Theatre in November 2013. Alongside UCT Vice Chancellor Max Price, sports scientist Prof Tim Noakes, footballer Lucas Radebe, Business Day editor-in-chief Peter Bruce and others.
The city makes us fat and sick, alongside sports scientist Prof Tim Noakes.
Alongside other ‘change agents’.
Hosted by the Africa Centre: ‘A multi-layered, knowledge sharing platform conceived to identify, showcase, network and expose Africa’s thought leaders. It profiles the ideas, visions and manifestations of the extraordinary people living on this continent.’
Boiling Point - climate change in South Africa, Johannesburg, August 2007.