8 episodes

Join the largest-ever all-female scientist expedition to Antarctica aboard Homeward Bound. Their mission: to raise awareness about women in leadership, women in STEM and climate change. The discussion? Detailed, and compelling. Season 1 topic: Women in Leadership....Are you ready for a virtual journey to Antarctica?Hosted and produced by Samantha Hodder.

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Join the largest-ever all-female scientist expedition to Antarctica aboard Homeward Bound. Their mission: to raise awareness about women in leadership, women in STEM and climate change. The discussion? Detailed, and compelling. Season 1 topic: Women in Leadership....Are you ready for a virtual journey to Antarctica?Hosted and produced by Samantha Hodder.

    Chasing Your Dreams Into Reality

    Chasing Your Dreams Into Reality

    Do we need doubt to make us better, stronger leaders? But what is the path that can take us through this doubt? Maybe girls are taught to think that leadership is a dirty word? Co-founder Fabian Dattner reflects on her dream of making the expedition a reality. She believed in her dream and she built it, one step at a time. How are you going to build your dreams? We walk in a dreamer, we walk out a dreamer. Even if that is incredibly difficult.

    • 17 min
    When a powerful man visits an all-women's expedition

    When a powerful man visits an all-women's expedition

    Some surprises, and the tone clearly changes. A question is asked that he can't answer, and we watch the glass ceiling begin to shatter. Environmental activist and ocean swimmer Lewis Pugh, also known as The Speedo Diplomat, visits for stories and questions. He tells an inspiring story about influencing change in Antarctica. But then participant Monica Araya, Costa Rican environmentalist and activist, asked him an uncomfortable question; one he doesn’t have an answer for, the outcome might just surprise you.

    • 32 min
    Motherhood, Or Not

    Motherhood, Or Not

    How can women be mothers, and leaders, and scientists all at the same time? What if those categories don't apply? Does the concept of motherhood need to adapt to our changing world? Go back to that feeling, walking together at the Women's March. Take that with you as you go off into the world.
    MiLCK’s song “Quiet” narrates this episode, recorded live in February 2017 in Toronto with Choir!Choir!Choir!

    • 24 min
    Magical Thinking Goes A Long Way

    Magical Thinking Goes A Long Way

    Every woman has a different leadership style. But what if magic is the special ingredient? Sometimes it's hard to know when to talk about things, and when to let them go.  What does success mean to you; In the moment, or in the big picture?

    • 27 min
    It's Not All Smooth Sailing

    It's Not All Smooth Sailing

    What happens when 76 high-wattage women spend three weeks aboard a ship in Antarctica? Conversations ignite. Debates are sparked. About career choices. About white privilege. And about doubt.  It turns out that it’s not always easy to agree to disagree, or to agree to agree.

    • 23 min
    Braving the Wilderness

    Braving the Wilderness

    When we leave our comfort zones, something happens. If we agree to take on something impossible, we are changed by it. Meet Dyan deNapoli, otherwise known as “The Penguin Lady,” and hear her story about the Treasure oil spill, the biggest challenge she's ever faced, and how it changed her life. Dyan takes us back to the icy shelf of Antarctica to a field of penguins. How does your life connect to Antarctica and penguins?

    Samantha relates her reading of Brené Brown's Braving the Wilderness to this experience.

    • 26 min

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8 Ratings

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Important series for all women

Wonderful eloquent and personal capture of women struggling with the narrative of leadership.

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