Natarajan is invested in the public dissemination of science and is actively engaged in developing strategies to enhance numerical and scientific literacy for the public at large.
She has been serving on the Advisory Board of NOVA ScienceNow since 2009 and joined the Advisory Board of Scientific American in 2019.
RECENT PUBLIC TALKS
Natarajan is frequently invited to give public science talks and here are a few recent venues that she has spoken at:
- Invited talk at the Secret Science Club; Invited talk at the Yale China Center; Dark Frontiers: The Science of Black Holes, webinar hosted by Scientific American.
- Invited Lecture at the Royal Academy of Art, London U.K.
- Keynote Lecture at the Council of World Affairs Conference Boulder, Colorado.
- CIERA Distinguished Lecture, Northwestern University, Evanston.
- Invited Lecture at the Jaipur Literary Festival in Houston & New York.
- Invited talk at the New York Map Society, New York.
- Invited talk at Institute for Contemporary Culture, Barcelona, Spain.
- Simons Lecture, Simons Foundation, New York
- Invited talk at Yale Alumni Reunions, New Haven.
- The WTMA Roy Moon Distinguished Lecture, San Angelo, Texas.
- Kameshwar C. Wali Lecture, Syracuse University, Syracuse.
- The Annual Smithsonian Lecture, Washington D.C.