Public Speaking

Harriet is an international speaker for audiences ranging from the commercial space industry to the general public and schools. She is currently based in London, UK and is always looking for new opportunities to talk about the space economy, space science, and careers in science to a wider audience.


  • The science of the solar system

  • Exoplanets and life in the universe

  • The science of science fiction

  • Finding your place in space

  • The commercial space industry

  • The UK space ecosystem

  • Careers in the space industry

  • Building a space community

Presentations can be tailored to various audience demographics and preferences.



  • Space Economy, Strategy and Financing - moderator at SGAC European Workshop (June 2019)

  • Building a career in the space industry - Global Space Congress, Abu Dhabi (March 2019)

  • Mentor - Mars Society London Hackathon (March 2019)

  • From School to Space - Careers Lunch talk at Bedford Girls School (March 2019)

  • Invited Speaker - Femtinos Space Fest (January 2019)


  • International Policy Engagement with SGAC - AGU (December 2018)

  • How to Find Your Place in Space - SpaceVision 2018 (November 2018)

  • SpaceGen Entrepreneur Forum - International Astronautical Congress (October 2018)

  • International Coordination of Space Exploration Activities - COSPAR Assembly (July 2018)

  • Sci-Fi vs Sci Tech Panel, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (July 2018)

  • Can Science Fiction Predict the Future? - Nerd Nite LA (June 2018)

  • Life as a Planetary Science Graduate Student - West Torrance High School (May 2018)

  • Life as a Planetary Science Graduate Student - Pasadena City College Physics Club (May 2018)

  • Can Science Fiction Predict the Future? - Astro on Tap LA (February 2018)

  • Dreamwakers speaker - connecting classrooms to careers

  • Skype a Scientist speaker - matching scientists to classrooms


  • Life in the Universe – Institute of Physics (IOP) Physics at Work Day (July 2017)

  • Lead organizer and host SpaceUp London 2017 (June 2017)

  • Life, the Universe and Everything – A Conversation with Jon Culshaw (SpaceUp London 2017)

“The cosmos is within us. We are made of star-stuff. We are a way for the universe to know itself.”
— Carl Sagan