Isabelle Kingsley is a researcher, science communicator and educator. Isabelle is a former high school teacher and museum educator. She is co-founder and former-director of the Sydney Science Festival and Chief Education and Research Officer for a STEM e-learning company—Arludo. Her research focuses on measuring the impacts of science education and outreach.
As Research Associate for the Office of the Women in STEM Ambassador, Isabelle is investigating gender issues to inform how to drive needed cultural and social change for gender equity in STEM across Australia. Specifically, Isabelle is leading a national trial of anonymised ranking in the assessment of research funding and resource proposals. She is also developing national evaluation guidelines for projects that support girls’ and women’s participation in STEM.