Dr. Carin Bondar is a biologist, author, and philosopher. Her work focuses on increasing science literacy and communication.
Dr. Bondar is the author of the books Wild Sex and Wild Moms (Pegasus, New York), she is the writer and host of the online series based on her books, which have garnered over 150,000,000 views. Bondar’s work appears on National Geographic, Discovery Worldwide, TED, Animal Planet, Netflix, and The Science Channel.
Dr. Bondar has traveled the world to communicate science to audiences in person, through books, and on television. Bondar received a PhD from the Faculty of Forestry in 2007 for her research on the ecological role of signal crayfish in its various stages of development from juvenile to adult.
She is an adventurer and explorer, having discovered 7 new species of beetles and snails in the remote jungles of Borneo with her research team from the Netherlands (Leiden) and Italy (Verona).
Recently elected to the Chilliwack School Board, Bondar is an advocate for STEM education and for keeping girls in STEM subjects through high school. She is the founder and president of the STEM Angels Foundation, dedicated to supporting Moms in science.