If you put yourself on a pedestal, you'll never really reach anyone.
Always ask "what can I give my audience? what do they need?" not "What can they give me? What do I need?"
Earning your audience's trust and building a relationship with them should be goal #1. Learning comes second, if at all.
Audiences are often charmed by four things:
Try new things. Like, really new. Big, risky, new things like text based RPGs that teach you about ecology and shows that combine burlesque with chemistry.
If you aren't failing, you aren't pushing yourself to your limits. Fail as often as you can. Set rejection quotas. Study your limits.
For any path you travel or trail you blaze, build as much of an infrastructure behind you to help others more easily follow behind, should they want to. There are infinite barriers of entry to science outreach right now. Let’s kick down as many as we can.