Béatrice Bonga is a postdoctoral researcher at Perimeter Institute. She studies general relativity and cosmology, with a specific focus on gravitational wave theory and early universe cosmology. She completed her PhD in 2017 at Penn State University under the guidance of renowned quantum gravity theorist Professor Abhay Ashtekar.

Originally from the Netherlands, she began her scientific studies in Psychology and Physics at Utrecht University. After completing her bachelors degrees, she continued studying theoretical Physics as this is her true passion. She also loves to dance, from ballroom to zumba, and is an avid traveler.