SoGES Antarctic Lecture Series
Poudre River Public Library, Old Town location
An Accidental Tourist: How one Antarctic adventure turned into thirteen
Richelle Lyons Burnett, CEO and founder of Echromic Technologies.
Many people dream of travelling to Antarctica, but few can actually do it. Excited for the "trip of a lifetime", entrepeneur Richelle Burns was beyond shocked when she was hired on the spot to join an Antarctic expedition staff, and ended up spending two seasons on Russian ships, with Canadian staff and international passengers. Come learn about her experiences in the Southern Ocean – swimming with killer whales, dancing to ABBA, and the new millennium New Year's Eve hunkered down with Global CEOs.