© Daniel Wynn
14 March 2019
Exhibition Road doors and Map Room bar open at 6.00pm.
Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), 1 Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2AR
From £9.00 per person
Join us for an action-packed evening of adventure and discovery from the next generation of speakers. Six speakers will have just 10 minutes to share their inspiring journeys and aspects of what was learnt in an illustrated short talk with a geographical focus. Hosted by broadcaster and anthropologist Mary-Ann Ochota.
Discussion encouraged afterwards in the bar. Organised by the Younger Members' Committee.
Alice Bromage – Fighting wildlife crime with the world’s first female anti-poaching unit
Alice travels to South Africa to work with the Black Mambas on tactics, self-confidence, and the fear of lions.
Daniel Wynn – Paddleboarding around Langkawi to find Crusoe
Daniel goes in search of the castaway experience in an archipelago of 99 islands. Without support, and increasingly without water, he finds it.
Tom Marsden – From a mouthful to a movement: my refugee kitchen
A trip to the eastern Mediterranean becomes a journey into action in the face of the ongoing refugee crisis. Tom responds through food. Half a million meals later, he is still serving.
James Price – The spirit of the Colombian Pacific
James journeys by foot and canoe along a remote and unvoiced coastline, to discover why the rainforest and its inhabitants are at risk.
Taylor Butler-Eldridge – Micro-plastics, micro-scientists and micro-adventures: the value of exploring your doorstep first
Focusing on the local and engaging the environmentalists of the future, Taylor realises the role of adventure in our struggle with one of today’s big challenges.
EmmaLucy Cole – Desert dancing: witnessing change in Bedouin culture
Living with the tribes of the Sinai, EmmaLucy experiences the Dahiyya – a largely forbidden dance where genders freely interact.
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