A passionate adventurer, entomologist and educator
Future Crunch are a group of scientists, artists, technologists and entrepreneurs who believe that science and technology are creating a world that is more peaceful, transparent and abundant.
As a team member of Future Crunch, Shasta utilises her background as a scientist and science communicator; and is a passionate adventurer, entomologist and educator. She has named beetles from the Amazon (and has one species named after her), guided white water rafts in Canada and once crocheted a hot air balloon. She's worked at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History in Washington DC, and is currently completing her PhD at the University of Tasmania, investigating the impact of fire on invertebrate communities in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area.
Future Crunch specialises in dynamic, uplifting, visually spectacular keynote presentations. At the heart of every Future Crunch presentation, is an exploration of the intersection between optimism and the creation of a more abundant and peaceful planet. They are able to present current and tailored content to suit and audience and industry.