Dr Deborah O’Connell is the lead facilitator on the Homeward Bound The Island Sky voyage which departs Puerto Madryn, Argentina on November 12. She is a climate and disaster resilience specialist, a participant on the first Homeward Bound voyage (HB1) in 2016 and has...
Kate MacMaster is the lead facilitator on the Homeward Bound The Ushuaia voyage which departs Ushuaia, Argentina on November 3. Here she discusses the vast amount of preparation that goes into taking 88 women leaders with a STEMM background on the voyage.
Homeward Bound Busara Circle member Cécile Ndjebet is a joint winner of the prestigious Gulbenkian Prize for Humanity which celebrates global climate action and solutions that inspire hope.
Meet Dr Emma J King from Homeward Bound 8: a neurodivergent science communicator, space enthusiast and entrepreneur with a background in physics and a passion for wildlife and conservation. Dr King was one of the top 2% of candidates in the 2021 European Space Agency astronaut selection process.
Meet Aaniyah Martin, a science facilitator at Homeward Bound who has 15 years of experience in the conservation sector with a strong emphasis on finding the balance for what is good for the Earth and good for the people. Aaniyah lives in Cape Town, South Africa.
Meet Lori Campbell: inaugural Associate Vice-President (Indigenous Engagement) at the University of Regina in Canada. Lori is a Two-Spirit Cree-Metis woman, the granddaughter of a residential school survivor, a survivor of the Sixties Scoop, and a new recruit to Homeward Bound’s Busara Circle, a group of women who Homeward Bound calls on for their wisdom, experience and leadership.
Meet Lauren Fritz, a PhD student in marine mammal ecology based at the University of California who initially studied chemical engineering and developed a love for the ocean when she studied abroad in Perth, Australia. Lauren is a member of HB8.
The neuroscientist, entrepreneur, endurance athlete and inspirational speaker wants to inspire people to realise their dreams and help prevent burnout.
We are proud to launch Homeward Bound 8: a cohort of more than 110 women from 18 countries and 25 nationalities, who were selected for our global leadership initiative based on their outstanding potential to lead and to create better outcomes for the planet.
“Leadership has the influence to change policies”: Filipina geochemist awarded Homeward Bound scholarship
Farrah Hiramis, a geothermal geochemist from the Philippines who is passionate about harnessing renewable energy, is the recipient of a Homeward Bound scholarship supported by BOC.