Dr. Cylita Guy is a Toronto based ecologist, data scientist, and science communicator. She completed her PhD at the University of Toronto where she studied bats as carriers of species jumping viruses known as zoonotic diseases. After completing an Insight Data Science Fellowship, Dr. Guy now works as a data scientist at Assurance IQ. An experienced science communicator, Dr. Guy spent ten years working as a Host at the Ontario Science Centre. She has also appeared on T.V. and radio, had her writing featured in several outlets (including the book Fieldwork Fail: The Messy Side of Science), started a children’s community science program in High Park, and is one of the founding members of the Canadian side of ComSciCon (ComSciCon-CAN!). Dr. Guy’s first children’s book – Adventures of Your Friendly Neighbourhood Urban Ecologists – is set to be published with Annick Press in Fall 2021.
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