Sara ElShafie is a Doctoral Candidate in Integrative Biology at the University of California, Berkeley. Her research, based at the UC Museum of Paleontology at Berkeley, investigates climate change impacts on animal communities over time. ElShafie is also passionate about making science accessible and exciting for broad audiences. She developed a workshop series on story training for scientists and science educators in collaboration with artists at major film studios. She has been running these workshops at university campuses, museums, conference venues, and even theme parks across the continent over the last three years. She recently organized a symposium, Science Through Narrative: Engaging Broad Audiences, at a 2018 biology conference in San Francisco with speakers from the scientific community as well as arts and entertainment industries.