Award-winning TV Broadcaster, Dr Shini Somara is a profound technology and innovation expert who has developed a remarkable career throughout the industry. Determined to bring complex science, technology, and engineering into the lives of many, she aims to share her beliefs that we are more innovative when working within a diverse and inclusive workforce. As a proud advocate of women in STEM, Shini aims to empower women around the world to achieve their goals and stand up for what they believe in.
Starting her professional career as a Computational Fluid Dynamicist in 1999, Shini developed her industry skills and knowledge whilst completing her EngD research. Developing a passion for sharing her research with others, she secured the role of Reporter of ‘The Health Show’ at BBC World News and later became the Host of ‘No Kitchen Required’ at BBC America. Respected for her professional approach to presenting, Shini fulfilled a variety of roles throughout the BBC before becoming a Science and Tech Reporter for her own company, www.drshinisomara.com, in 2013.
Now forwarding as a Technology and Innovation Broadcaster, Shini has become a respected figure for sharing her specialist knowledge and experiences with audiences around the world. Determined to educate the next generation of employees entering the STEM industry, she has released 6 popular books, including ‘An Engineer Like Me’ and ‘A Coder Like Me’, all focusing on a variety of STEM topics. Also the host of PBS Digital Studios’ Engineering Crash Course, Shini’s remarkable career is admired by professionals in numerous industries.
A talented expert, Dr Shini Somara is now highly sought-after to attend speaking engagements internationally. Having released monthly articles about diversity and inclusion in E&T Magazine, she has a keen interest in sharing her beliefs on many different topics. Available for in-person, virtual, hybrid, and XR events, Shini is the ideal choice when looking to hire an experienced technology speaker.