Kiri is a lecturer for the Education Program for Reproduction and Development, Monash University, Australia.
She is currently the Course Coordinator for the Graduate Diploma of Reproductive Science, and Unit Coordinator for the Masters of Clinical Embryology at Monash University in Melbourne. She graduated from the University of Sydney with a PhD in animal reproduction and genetics, followed by a science communication chaser (Graduate Diploma) at the Australian National University.
Until recently, Kiri was the Head of Medical Marketing for ORIGIO, a global leader in manufacturing medical devices for human assisted reproduction, and was living in Copenhagen.
Her varied research interests cover the in vitro maturation of oocytes, evolutionary genetics for reproduction, and using play to create stronger, more productive teams of scientists. Kiri was recently selected to join the Homeward Bound Project; an initiative that aims to heighten the influence and impact of women with a science background in order to influence policy and decision making as it shapes our planet.