Entrepreneur and Policy Strategist with extensive experience in the STEM disciplines, Collaborations, International Market Development, & Sustainability; Founder of the S2B Group
A 28-year veteran in bridging the gap between space, science and society, Daria provides a deep understanding of the role of science & technology in building a more sustainable world within specific societal and political contexts. She also delivers solutions to space, science and technology organizations in government, industry and academia striving to reach new destinations.
Daria Lopez-Alegria has spread the word and helped the corporate and public worlds reach a common understanding of the tangled topics of technology innovation, sustainability, and prosperity with her out-of-the-box thinking, expertise and connections built among various global communities - scientists, academics, business executives, and civic leaders. As a result, Daria has created an international network of visionaries and innovators, including those in the technical and scientific disciplines and the policy-making world.
Daria has broadened her activities to service the needs of fundamental research, helping scientific institutions define and accomplish their goals for the long-term benefit of society. In addition, she is focused on supporting and developing collaborations to address the shortage of women and minorities in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines (STEM).
Daria is a frequent lecturer and public speaker, as well moderator for debates or media events on these topics, and often serves as a special advisor to public and private organizations on bridging the gap between science and society.
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)
Global Strategic Communications
International Market Development
Science Outreach & Education
Sample Session Titles
Building Bridges (Within Yourself & With Others) Opens Doors to the Universe
Know Your Space
What is Space and Why Are We Going There
Why Science and Space
From Earth to Space and Back, My Personal Voyage
Space, Fiction or Reality
We Need You in Science
Government Agencies & Officials
Students & Educators
Business & Art Clubs
ESA presidency - Bold step for Switzerland in Space ( TV)
Daria Lopez-Alegria speaking on Space Exploration and the European Space Agency, an organization set up in 1975 to coordinate the national space programs of the collaborating countries. She is speaking on Switzerland's taking over co-presidency of the Agency...
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Mission to Mars... in 2064 ( Radio)
Daria participates in the show "2064", a radio series that chronicles life in that far-off year around a specific subject. Utilizing her expertise, Daria lets her imagination flow on the subject of a mission to Mars brought about by the necessity to leave our own Planet to save humankind...
Limit between fiction & reality... in movies ( Radio)
Daria participates in the show "What Must Be Said" with RTS presenter Quentin Bohlen, discussing, along with astronaut Michael Lopez-Alegria, what is real, what could be real, and what could really never, ever happen. Watching extracts of Moonraker, Armageddon, Mission to Mars, and Gravity...
Mars 500 Mission ( TV)
Daria Lopez-Alegria speaking on the benefits of the mission, considering they never actually left our planet. Although the physiological effects can indeed not be analyzed the same way with Earth's gravity, the psychological effects can perfectly be simulated. Isolation, stress, cohabitation, lack of personal space, ...
Personal Mission: Share the lessons learned on the importance of "bridging" to succeed (in professional and personal life), and ignite the spark in people about science and space (& why should they care).
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