WFSJ Board Members

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Bouchra Ouatik

Journalist
Canada

Bouchra has been a journalist for seven years and a member of the WFSJ since 2017. Currently, she is a journalist for the science television programme “Découverte” with the French-language public broadcaster Radio-Canada.

She has also been a recipient of several journalism awards and bursaries, including one from the Public Media Alliance, the largest global association of public broadcasters. In 2017, she was a member of the Quebec delegation to the Assises internationales du journalisme in Tours, France. She is also an active member of the Fédération professionnelle des journalistes du Québec (FPJQ).

Among her interests for the future of science journalism, she advocates for more scientific literacy for journalists in all fields, as a well as for a greater separation between science journalism and scientific institutions.