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The eXXpedition team is passionate about the importance of diversity and inclusiveness in our voyages, and is pleased to work with generous partners and foundations to offer a crew space to an individual who might otherwise not have the opportunity to join us.
We have been thrilled to have a bursary recipient onboard the first leg of our Round the World expedition, as well as two recipients during our North Pacific expedition.
If you are interested in discussing opportunities to fund a bursary position, please email info@eXXpedition.com
Bursary Recipient Spotlight
Kirana Nagustina, Indonesia
Kirana has a scientific background in Marine Science which has given her full understanding of Indonesia’s potential for leading the world in environmental issues. She has worked in marine conservation for nearly seven years and just finished her postgraduate program at University College London on Environment, Politics and Society and researched on “Ocean Plastic, Politics of Scale and Indonesia’s National Plan of Action”.
Kirana is the recipient of a developing nations bursary on Leg One from Plymouth to Azores with Rothy’s, supported by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO). She hopes to help Indonesia’s Government in the future becomes an ocean advocate in the fight against ocean plastic issues.
Kirana has used her experience to shift the way people feel, think and act across Indonesia.
Crew profile of Bimadoshka Pucan
eXXpedition Office Manager and North Pacific crew member Soraya Abdel-Hadi introduces fellow crew member, PhD candidate and bursary recipient Bimadoshka Pucan… “Bimadoshka is a strong, inspiring woman, who despite being told at school that she couldn’t achieve her dreams has proven that if you work hard enough you can do whatever you want. When a […]