Rokia Ballo (she/her) is a PhD student in Science and Technology Studies (STS) at University College London (UCL). Her research focuses on the construction, communication, and use of science and evidence in UK policy and how this intersects with social inequality. Rokia is also interested in inclusive practice within science communication. She is Co-Chair of Science London who deliver events and resources for scientists, educators, science communication and public engagement practitioners to employ equitable practice in their work. She is committed to developing polyvocal and decolonial narratives of science that take us beyond academic institutions and centre equity and social justice.