Laura Owings

Laura Owings

Profile

With a background in science and international media, Laura has been a writer for over 10 years covering health, science and technology. Having lived in New York, Amsterdam and now Cape Town, her interest is covering these issues from a local perspective. In addition to writing, Laura also enjoys reading the news, doing yoga and hiking the beautiful landscape of South Africa.
 
Expertise: Passionate communicator with a background in science and media.
 
Contact detail: locowings@gmail.com
 
Social media accounts:
Twitter: @laura owings  
 
Languages spoken: English 
 
Location: Cape Town, South Africa 
 
Areas of Interests:  Science, development, technology and health
 
Topic Interests:  How big data can influence our health and healthcare practices
 
Local/Demographic Interests: South Africa's place in global research and technology 
 
Professional Memberships: Former Chair, Southern African Freelancers' Association (SAFREA) 
Job Title: Freelance writer