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WE MADE IT!

A year has passed since we started our virtual journey from the UK to Antarctica on the 22nd April 2021 (Earth Day) and it feels like time has just rushed by. We have been busy walking, running, cycling and swimming – and the journey has been successful: we have reached (and even exceeded!) our targetContinue reading “WE MADE IT!”

‘Do you find it challenging to work in such male-dominated jobs?’

On Saturday 4th December, four members of the 6th cohort of Homeward Bound met with 13 young women studying at the St Ignace de Loyola School in Bedou, Haiti. We talked using Microsoft Teams, exchanging our experiences as women in STEMM (science, technology, engineering, maths, and medicine). We shared our paths into STEMM subjects, talked about beekeeping,Continue reading “‘Do you find it challenging to work in such male-dominated jobs?’”

90 Days Towards Antarctica – A Little Update Along the Journey

It’s been almost exactly three months now since we started our UK2Antarctica journey, making this an excellent time to look back a little at our progress and take stock. Our 16,000km activity challenge had been set up within the context of the wider Homeward Bound leadership programme that all of us are a part ofContinue reading “90 Days Towards Antarctica – A Little Update Along the Journey”

A Hello from Norway: Talking about Heart Diseases, Antibiotic Resistance and Science Communication

One of the main goals of this blog has been for our team to highlight the work and lives of amazing women in STEMM, both senior and junior, both in the UK and internationally and both those we know already and those we would like to meet. As we reached the European continent on ourContinue reading “A Hello from Norway: Talking about Heart Diseases, Antibiotic Resistance and Science Communication”

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