Climate Change, Penguins and Women’s Leadership

Museum of Natural History - July 31st "Lunch and Learn" series

The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History in Brewster presents a new Summer Series called Lunch & Learn. We are proud to present three women scientists on Monday, July 31, 2017 at 11:30am who just returned from an Antarctic expedition called Homeward Bound.

Homeward Bound is a groundbreaking leadership, strategic and science initiative and outreach for women, set against the backdrop of Antarctica. The initiative aims to heighten the influence and impact of women with a science background in order to influence policy and decision making as it shapes our planet. The inaugural 2016 voyage took place from December 2-21 2016 and was the largest ever female expedition to Antarctica.
 
Presenting will be 3 participants from the inaugural Homeward Bound expedition:
 
Heidi Steltzer, Ph.D. Heidi is an environmental scientist, explorer, and a science communicator. She is an Associate Professor at Fort Lewis College, Colorado and studies how environmental changes affect mountain watersheds and Arctic systems. Heidi's research has been published in Nature and featured in the media, including the New York Times
 
Dyan deNapoli is a penguin expert, TED speaker, and author of the award-winning book, The Great Penguin Rescue. She lectures internationally about penguins, and is a sought-out expert on radio and TV, including appearances on BBC and CNN. Dyan returns to Antarctica next year as a lecturer for Lindblad/National Geographic. Dyan will speak about how penguins are being impacted by climate change.
 
Betty Trummel retired in 2015 from a 35-year career in elementary teaching, and 10 years as an adjunct professor at Northern Illinois University. She’s taught at over 40 National Wildlife Federation Conservation Summits since 1983 and loves to reach out to learners of all ages to teach about the natural world. Betty has had 3 previous expeditions to Antarctica and is a member of the Executive Committee for Polar Educators International (PEI) an organization that connects educators and scientists as a global education community.
 
Admission: Non-Member $25 / Member $15 / Includes Program, Box Lunch & Museum 
Advance Tickets Recommended: 508-896-3867, ext. 133
 
Sandwich choices include Roast Beef, Turkey Club or Tomato Basil
 


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