Cassandra Brooks (left) and Dr Justine Shaw (right). Image: Will Rogan Icy wind from the Antarctic continent stings our faces as we crouch in the zodiacs straining to hear the crackling of the ice. Water rises and falls around us as if it’s breathing. Small pieces of...
The world is facing many challenges at the moment, not the least of which is the climate emergency and the preservation of the world’s biodiversity. We know that climate change threatens what we have assumed would be eternal. We also know that our economic and political systems make it harder to protect the world’s wilderness.
Improving diversity and inclusion in our programs is a key priority for Homeward Bound, and and we are delighted to announce two scholarships that offer financial support to #TeamHB6.
“If I reflect on my time with Homeward Bound, I think probably one of the biggest take homes for me was just this eye-opening exposure to some of the challenges that my female colleagues had faced throughout their careers.”
Applications for the 7th cohort of the Homeward Bound women in STEMM leadership initiative are now open.
Homeward Bound is an inspirational, focused, pragmatic, global collaboration for and with women in STEMM, to role model and evolve a very different way of leading. We share common cause – to care for Earth as our home, and we have the expertise, intellect and will to do something about it.
Putting together a leadership program for women in STEMM with the potential to ensure the sustainability of the planet is not a task for the faint hearted. Kit Jackson was on board the Homeward Bound “ship” from the start, identifying early on that these women needed more than business strategy tools to be effective leaders. They needed a Personal Strategy.
The COP26 summit in Glasgow runs from 31 October until 1 November 2021, brining together governments and other parties from around the world to accelerate action towards the goals of the Paris Agreement and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.
… leadership is everywhere; not just in those positions labeled as such. All of us can apply the principles of trauma leadership every day. We can apply it to ourselves, our families and workplaces, and the way we show up in the world.
Homeward Bound science stream facilitator Professor Sharon Robinson from the Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health at the University of Wollongong (UOW) is a finalist in the 2021 Australian Museum Eureka Prize for leadership in innovation and science.