HB Blog: Follow the journey

#HBStories: Shelley Ball

It’s been a year since our first Homeward Bound cohort of female scientists departed for Antarctica. Between the anniversary of the first voyage and the departure of the second on 18 February 2018, we'll be sharing the stories of our inaugural participants and their...

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Make HB possible for #TeamHB18

We truly believe we are stronger together. This year's Homeward Bound cohort is made up of those who are self funded, partly self-funded/work-funded and fully work funded. For those who are self funded, many are raising money for their place. We would love you to look...

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Are you next? New program applications now open!

It's official! Applications for the next Homeward Bound leadership program are open! From Friday 18 August until Friday 25 September 2017, we will be accepting applications from women in science (STEMM) for Homeward Bound #3, a 2018/19 year-long leadership program,...

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Antarctica, we love you

Participant Monica Araya writes an ode to Antarctica as she reflects on the end of Homeward Bound's maiden voyage and looks to what's next By the time you read this we will be in Ushuaia so I want to record the sentiment that has invaded the ship in the last hours. I...

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Final Antarctic landing: Port Lockroy

Chronicling the final Antarctic landing of the voyage, participant Samantha Grover shares the jolting juxtaposition of civilisation and the Antarctic at Port Lockroy Our last Antarctic landing, Port Lockroy, was a bittersweet morning. As elsewhere, I was enchanted by...

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How I regained my inner voice: Raeanne Miller

In a beautiful and raw reflective blog, participant Raeanne Miller gives a candid insight into some of her leadership learnings from Homeward Bound and the events of days 14 and 15 of the voyage Mother Nature spoke to me yesterday. I was sitting on my rucksack,...

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