CamAWiSE Women in STEMM series – Karen Stroobants
Karen is a Policy Adviser for the Royal Society of Chemistry. She gathers evidence, through commissioned research, literature review and/or surveying the chemical sciences community and develop policy recommendations informed by this evidence. She develops relationships with key stakeholders, which can be MPs and civil servants as well as other organisations or members, and communicates recommendations to influence, directly or indirectly, policy direction and new regulations.
“For female scientists specifically, do not underestimate yourself.”