Dr Adriana Marais

Tagline: Theoretical Physicist

Talent Highlights

  • Dr. Adriana Marais: Esteemed Theoretical Physicist, Technologist, and Aspiring Extraterrestrial
  • Pioneer of Cosmic Exploration: Embodies the Pioneering Spirit of Humanity’s Quest to Understand the Universe
  • Multidisciplinary Expertise: PhD in Quantum Biology and Proficiency Across Diverse Scientific Disciplines
  • Transformative Speaker: Engages Audiences with Captivating Storytelling and Infectious Enthusiasm
  • Thought Leader and Innovator: Shaping the Future of Humanity’s Presence in Space

Keynote Topics

From winning first prize at the local Science Expo for her project ‘Martian City‘ at age 13, in 2015, Adriana was selected as one of 100 international astronaut candidates with the Mars One Project.

When the startup declared bankruptcy in 2019, she founded Proudly Human. She has recently visited some of the harshest and most remote locations on Earth, from deserts in Africa and the Middle East, all the way to Antarctica, on location scouts for Proudly Human’s Off-World Project.

The Project is a series of off-grid habitation experiments in the most extreme environments on the planet, in preparation for life on the Moon, Mars and beyond, as well as a sustainable future here on Earth.

Proudly Human is currently preparing to secure a major broadcaster for the documentary series to accompany the experiments, ‘Mission: OFF-WORLD’.

She has given hundreds of talks to audiences on all seven continents of this planet, in settings from corporates to ashrams to TEDx events, been featured in media interviews and panel discussions around the world, as well as in documentaries including AOL’s ‘Citizen Mars’, and CNN’s ‘Africa’s Space Race’.

She is currently completing a book ‘Mission Off-World: The Allure of the Unknown’, describing how through technological advancement and an evolved perspective of reality and our place in it, expanding beyond Earth will enable us to become better stewards of our home planet and equip us for the beginning of our journey into the stars.

Travels From:

  • Johannesburg, SA

Fee Range:

  • Fees: R50,000 - R75,000



Video 1

Dr. Adriana Marais, a luminary in the fields of theoretical physics and technology, stands at the intersection of human potential and cosmic exploration. Her unwavering passion for unraveling the mysteries of the universe has propelled her on a journey unlike any other. As an aspiring extraterrestrial, she epitomizes the boundless curiosity and pioneering spirit that […]

Dr. Adriana Marais, a luminary in the fields of theoretical physics and technology, stands at the intersection of human potential and cosmic exploration. Her unwavering passion for unraveling the mysteries of the universe has propelled her on a journey unlike any other. As an aspiring extraterrestrial, she epitomizes the boundless curiosity and pioneering spirit that defines our species. Dr. Marais firmly believes that we are living in an unprecedented era in the history of life on Earth, where the convergence of scientific advancements and existential questions beckons us to explore beyond our terrestrial confines.

Dr Adriana Marais | Motivational

With a background steeped in academic excellence, Dr. Adriana Marais embodies the epitome of a modern-day polymath. Armed with a Ph.D. in quantum biology and a penchant for pushing the boundaries of conventional thinking, she has emerged as a leading voice in the quest to understand the cosmos. Her expertise spans a multitude of disciplines, from theoretical physics to cutting-edge technology, where she seamlessly navigates the complex interplay between scientific theory and practical application.

Adriana Marais’s speaking engagements are not mere presentations; they are transformative experiences that ignite the imagination and inspire action. Drawing from her extensive research and personal experiences, she delves into topics ranging from the origins of life to the future of humanity’s presence in space. Her captivating storytelling and infectious enthusiasm captivate audiences of all backgrounds, leaving them with a profound sense of awe and wonder. Whether addressing intimate gatherings or large-scale conferences, Dr. Marais’s unique perspective fosters a deeper understanding of our place in the cosmos and the boundless possibilities that lie ahead.

Event planners seeking to elevate their programs to new heights need look no further than Dr. Adriana Marais. Beyond her undeniable expertise and captivating presence, she brings a fresh perspective that transcends traditional boundaries. By inviting Adriana Marais to speak at their events, planners can guarantee an unforgettable experience that resonates long after the applause fades. Her ability to distill complex scientific concepts into relatable narratives makes her presentations accessible to audiences of all ages and backgrounds, ensuring maximum engagement and impact.

Moreover, Dr. Marais’s reputation as a thought leader and innovator adds unparalleled value to any event. By aligning their programs with her visionary insights, event planners can position themselves at the forefront of scientific discourse and future-oriented thinking. Whether aiming to inspire, educate, or provoke discussion, Dr. Marais’s contributions promise to elevate the overall quality and relevance of any event. In an era defined by rapid technological advancement and existential uncertainty, her perspective serves as a guiding light, illuminating the path forward for humanity.

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In conclusion, Dr. Adriana Marais is more than a speaker; she is a visionary whose insights transcend the boundaries of time and space. Through her groundbreaking research and dynamic presentations, she challenges us to rethink our place in the universe and embrace the limitless possibilities that lie ahead. Event planners seeking to engage and inspire their audiences need look no further than Dr. Marais and the expertise of WeSpeak Global Together, they represent the pinnacle of excellence in the world of professional speaking, offering unparalleled value and impact to audiences around the globe.

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