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Ive VElikova



hi there!

I’m Ive Velikova (she/elle/тя), a science educator and communicator based in Tiohtià:ke (Montreal), on the traditional unceded territory of the Kanien’kehá:ka (Mohawk).


I am a science communicator leveraging empathetic science storytelling to build climate optimism.

Equipped with my Masters in Science Communication, I use enthusiastic storytelling to build trust in science and mobilize communities to take action on climate change.

I am a frequently requested keynote speaker who loves engaging folks on a broad range of science & climate topics, including climate justice, misinformation, and science storytelling. I’ve built a human-powered piano on the streets of Toronto, talked medical jargon in a California desert, and shared the impact of dancing on the brain at a local drag show.

I co-host Earth Oasis: a cozy, comforting podcast addressing our climate crisis. We offer a space for those deeply concerned about the environment to share insights and explore solutions.

I am currently seeking hosting & presenting opportunities in science radio, TV, and video – let’s connect!


Speaking & Workshops

Find out how you can attend a workshop, have me speak at your event, or hire me to present! I’d love to work with you!

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