Posts tagged with: women

Pindy Bhullar Superpower Story

Meet Pindy Bhullar, a Senior Programme Manager in the financial services industry. Her work involves problem solving and delivering lasting change. Pindy joined Leg 5 of our Round The World Voyage from Aruba to Panama in 2019 with a motivation to see the human impact for herself and help find innovative solutions. We caught up […]

Lynne Lambourne Superpower Story

Meet Lynne Lambourne – Designer, Sustainability Ambassador and founder of Warriors on Waste. Lynne joined Virtual Voyage Fiji in 2021 and is passionate about connecting people and companies to make being sustainable an easy option. We caught up with her to discover what she’s been up to! Tell us a bit about yourself I’m a Designer […]

Natalie Small Superpower Story

Meet Natalie, an innovative Surf Therapy Provider based in San Diego. The ocean is an inseparable part of her life and has been the driving force behind the waves of change she has created in the realm of mental health. Since joining us in the Caribbean in 2016 she has become internationally recognised for her […]

Lucy Gilliam Superpower Story

Meet Lucy Gilliam, professional change maker, and co-founder of eXXpedition. With a degree in Biology, and PhD in Molecular Microbiology, her career has spanned academia, government, grassroots activism and supranational policy making. Currently, she works for Brussels-based NGO Seas At Risk, tackling climate impacts and pollution relating to the shipping sector. She has sailed on three […]

Soraya Abdel-Hadi Superpower Story

Meet Soraya, she is a sustainability professional who is passionate about taking a holistic approach to improving our planet. As well as previously working as our Operations Manager at eXXpedition, Soraya also joined the crew onboard leg 2 of the North Pacific voyage in 2018. Her focus is on sustainability and how there is more […]

Claire McCluskey Superpower Story

Meet Claire, a Contemporary Artist who joined Leg 7 of our Round the World voyage. In our conversation with Claire, she reflects on bringing awareness to the plastic crisis through her art, and the impact it can have within the teaching curriculum. Picture credit: Bill Daly To begin with, can you tell us a bit […]

Day 25 Crew Update: Approaching the Broken Islands

eXXpedition North Pacific crew member and film producer Sarah Michler describes the power of the night watch… “One of the most empowering parts of eXXpedition is that we are an entirely female team. Before setting sail in Vancouver, someone innocently asked if it was also an all female crew on the boat. Yes, and it […]

Wednesday 19 & Thursday 20 November – 1200 27°25.88N 22°42.26W

The sea conditions, like a giant washing machine, have locked our “dragon” onto a point of sail too tilted and unstable to do anything but basically follow our daily routines. Malin commented that the sensation of the boat’s motion made her feel drunk and Jen felt it was akin to being in a washing machine! […]

eXXpedition Atlantic 2014 Trailer

Sail with us…through film! We will be telling the story of our journey by producing a feature-length documentary led by our on-board filmmaker Jennifer Pate but with essential contributions from the whole crew. This will be a story of real women, using adventure, research and life experience to ask big questions about the relationship between environmental […]

Maidentrip

MAIDENTRIP is the story of 14 year olf Dutch sailor Laura Decker, as she sets out on a two-year voyage in pursuit of her dream to become the youngest person ever to sail around the world alone. Must see viewing for the crew of eXXpedition! Directed by Jillian Schlesinger as her first film. Throughout the […]