Dr. Carin Bondar: Living in a Post-Truth Society — identifying misinformation online

Presented by the Rotary Club of Abbotsford Sumas and UFV’s Community Health and Social Innovation Hub, Exploring Equity is a series of conversations around advancing equity in our community. On November 30, 2023, Dr. Carin Bondar, presented a talk titled Living in a Post-Truth Society — tips and techniques to identify misinformation online. That presentation is now available to view below.

Dr. Carin Bondar is a biologist, author and philosopher. Her work focuses on increasing science literacy and communication in the public. Bondar is a lecturing adjunct professor at the University of the Fraser Valley, teaching in the areas of science communication and environmental science. Recently elected to the Chilliwack School Board, Bondar is an advocate for STEM education and for keeping girls in STEM subjects through high school.

Bondar’s work appears on National Geographic, Discovery Worldwide, TED, Animal Planet, Netflix and The Science Channel. She is an adventurer and explorer, having discovered new species of beetles and snails in the remote jungles of Borneo with her research team from the Netherlands (Leiden) and Italy (Verona). Bondar currently lives in Chilliwack, British Columbia with her four children, her partner, three dogs and one cat.