Forging new directions and challenging perceptions

A futurist, New Yorker cartoonist, Silicon Valley banker and actress were among the speakers shaking up thinking at Dublin’s Inspirefest last month

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
1st July, 2018
Heather Massie, actress

A desire to bring science back into her life led to one actress creating a show around a Hollywood star who was also a brilliant mind.

Heather Massie, actress and creator of Hedy! The Life & Inventions of Hedy Lamarr, had a childhood fascination with science, but life led her into more artistic pursuits.

“I decided at age eight that I wanted to be an astronaut, an inventor or work with animals. I started university...

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