HB Blog: Follow the journey

#TEAMHB CORRESPONDENT SANDRA GUZMAN

The ship has left Ushuaia, Argentina, for Antarctica, carrying the 78 women in STEMM who form the second Homeward Bound cohort. Before, during and after the voyage, we'll bring you the stories of more than 20 of those women, in their words and pictures:...

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4 DAYS TO GO: #TEAMHB CORRESPONDENT MEGAN OATEN

4 days until the ship leaves Ushuaia, Argentina, for Antarctica, carrying the 78 women in science who form the second Homeward Bound cohort. Before, during and after the voyage, we'll bring you the stories of more than 20 of those women, in their words and pictures:...

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5 DAYS TO GO: #TEAMHB CORRESPONDENT NINA EARL

5 days until the ship leaves Ushuaia, Argentina, for Antarctica, carrying the 78 women in science who form the second Homeward Bound cohort. Before, during and after the voyage, we'll bring you the stories of more than 20 of those women, in their words and pictures:...

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#HBSTORIES: SAM HODDER

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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#HBSTORIES: JOANNA YOUNG

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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#HBSTORIES: FERN HAMES

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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#HBSTORIES: HEIDI STELTZER

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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#HBStories: Merryn McKinnon

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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#HBStories: Raeanne Miller

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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#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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What Homeward Bound women talk about: day 14

So what do Homeward Bound women talk about when resting on rocks overlooking a glacier as the clouds come in? Heidi Steltzer shares the chats, glaciers, iceberg galaxies, ambition and optimism of day 14 We parked in Andvord Bay today, still waiting for ice in the...

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Fabian Dattner: Progress in Antarctica

Drawing parallels between two historic female expeditions, co-founder Fabian Dattner shares a glimpse of the magic of Homeward Bound In 1969, Sylvia Earle was part of the Tektite Project, an alliance between an entrepreneur and General Electric. She led a team of...

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Unexpectedness: as voyage hits half-way mark

At the half-way point of the voyage, participant Fern Hames lets us in on the rich sensory experience of being in the Antarctic and the unexpected wonders that present at this very moment in time If you could choose one word to describe today, it might be...

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A day in Paradise: Day 10

Homeward Bound participant Fern Hames provides a window into the paradise that was day 10 of the voyage Today we literally went to Paradise – well, Paradise Bay, which is completely aptly named. A stunning, snowy, mountainous landscape, reflected in the deep blue sea...

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Magic at Portal Point: Day 9

HB Participant Fern Hames shares her reflections on day 9 of the Antarctic voyage How many kinds of Antarctic magic can there be? We thought we’d seen the most amazing, magical place at Barrientos Island, and then ”Oh what about Half Moon Island?”, and then “Oh my...

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Voyage update: Molly Christensen on Day 6

On day 6 of the voyage, participant Molly Christensen gives us a day in the life of a Homeward Bounder Overnight we gently made our way through Antarctic Sound to wake up to spectacular scenery, mass amounts of sea ice and icebergs emerging from the Weddell Sea. Many...

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Why the world needs women leaders

Anticipating departure, Homeward Bound co-founder Fabian Dattner captures a moment in time that speaks to the spirit of what this project is all about 76 women with a science background? Off to Antarctica? What the hell are we doing? It's 9.45pm, Sunday night, 9...

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When a dream becomes reality

As co-founder Fabian Dattner sets off for Argentina to depart for the inaugural Homeward Bound Antarctic voyage, she shares her thoughts on the journey up to this point, watching a dream become a reality. Who would have thought that my life, and the lives of many...

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An incredible send off in Tasmania

Fabian Dattner reflects on the official launch of the 2016 Homeward Bound voyage in Tasmania: Government House, Her Excellency, the science faculty and the who's who of Antarctic Science based in Hobart We arrived at Government House, driving up the graceful drive,...

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A question

What if balancing gender at the leadership table was one of the most effective ways to influence environmental sustainability and reduce human impact on the environment? Read more from the Homeward Bound...

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Homeward Bound as metaphor

Homeward Bound is a metaphor for the planet, and our responsibility for our ‘home’. It is also a link to the care women bring to living spaces, a sense that 'home' includes the whole planet, and at its most fragile, the remote and wild Southern Ocean; Antarctica is...

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Homeward Bound

The start of a global collaboration of women able to influence policy and decisions towards a sustainable future? Read more from the Homeward Bound Blog

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