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STEMM still a challenging place for women, say leaders

STEMM still a challenging place for women, say leaders

Four Homeward Bound 1 alumnae: environmental scientist Dr Anne Christianson, malariologist Dr Sarah Charnaud, sustainable buildings advocate Dr Samantha Hall and sociologist Professor Meredith Nash are featured in The Leadership Professional Development Videos launched today in partnership with The Leadership Film and Homeward Bound. The four case studies have been developed for use by professional facilitators, corporate trainers, educators and government managers to create awareness of systemic gender inequality, illustrate the significant personal impact of issues such as harrassment, imposter syndrome and the gender pay gap on women in STEMM and the wider female workforce, and motivate real and lasting change in the workplace.

World’s largest initiative to elevate the visibility of women heading to Antarctica

World’s largest initiative to elevate the visibility of women heading to Antarctica

“Antarctica is the inspiration for collaboration for these leaders, a place to be inspired to work together,” Homeward Bound CEO Pamela Sutton-Legaud says. “Seeing first-hand this dramatic landscape under attack from the climate cements the intention for the women to collaborate as leaders.”
Homeward Bound is thrilled to announce that almost 180 women who are leaders from 25 countries will voyage on two ships to Antarctica with Homeward Bound in November to ensure the sustainability of the planet.  

I was a Meteorologist in Antarctica

I was a Meteorologist in Antarctica

Louise Carroll from #TeamHB7 has been a meteorologist at Davis, Casey and Macquarie Island and is planning to return for her fifth expedition this summer. The meteorologist at the Bureau of Meteorology in Canberra explains what drew her to the field of meteorology, and why she keeps returning to Antarctica.

“A safe space to reflect”: the importance of coaching at Homeward Bound

“A safe space to reflect”: the importance of coaching at Homeward Bound

In the Homeward Bound program, participants will have one-on-one coaching sessions delivered by one of Homeward Bound’s 60+ global community of coaches who are accredited to use Human Synergistics’ Life Styles Inventory (LSI), a powerful assessment tool. In this interview, Homeward Bound’s Lead Coach Simon Osborne, and coach Natacha Wilson, describe the LSI and what participants can expect to gain from working with coaches in the program.

The Convergence: committed, compassionate and ready to lead

The Convergence: committed, compassionate and ready to lead

On completion of the virtual Homeward Bound program, participants become members of a global alumnae network called The Convergence. Here, Convergence members Jana Schniete (HB4), Roshni Sharma (HB5) and Katharina Heil (HB6) describe the purpose of the collaborative volunteer endeavour and some Convergence projects.

Curiosity, challenge and impact: an insight into Homeward Bound’s Leadership program

Curiosity, challenge and impact: an insight into Homeward Bound’s Leadership program

The Homeward Bound global leadership initiative is structured around four core program streams, each led by facilitators who have expert knowledge in those areas. Here, the facilitators of the Leadership stream in the current Homeward Bound 7 program, Jo Porter (left) and Christine Seddon, describe what participants learn about leadership in the Homeward Bound program.

Homeward Bound announces scholarship opportunity for South Pacific woman in STEMM

Homeward Bound announces scholarship opportunity for South Pacific woman in STEMM

Homeward Bound today announced a new scholarship supported by BOC that will provide one woman with a background in STEMM the opportunity to participate in the ground-breaking Homeward Bound leadership initiative. The full scholarship is open to women across the South Pacific region including Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, New Zealand or Australia.