Cristina Olivotto, Guru

Physics Science Education and Communication
Short Bio

A physicist by training, Cristina started to work in the field of science communication and formal and informal science education during her PhD at the University of Milan, Italy. She has extensive experience in working in international contexts and with European organisations, including the European Space Agency where she worked in the educational team for five years.

In Leiden, the Netherlands she worked for Sterrenlab – the company that she founded - to organise science camps and activities for children and teenagers. In 2016 she co-founded the first Fab Lab in Geneva, Switzerland Onl’Fait, where she is currently employed as Fab Lab manager. She is involved in all the Onl’fait activities related to youngsters, schools and professional reintegration.