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A Graduation Celebration to Remember

At 17,500 feet of elevation, two young scientists celebrated the graduation of a lifetime at the top of Mount Everest.  For a few months in 2019, Heather Clifford and Laura Mattas were part of a scientific expedition led by the National Geographic Society and Tribhuvan University, and supported in partnership with Rolex that was the most comprehensive single scientific expedition to Mt. Everest in history. The … Continue reading A Graduation Celebration to Remember

At the Explorers Festival: Peg Keiner

Peg Keiner was one of the educators who joined us at the 2018 Explorers Festival. As a technology and innovation leader, she has had the opportunity to bring unique ways of learning and exploring to her community. Through the Grosvenor Teacher Fellow Program, she was able to share her journey to Antarctica with her school community. Peg sat down with us to talk about all things science, technology, and … Continue reading At the Explorers Festival: Peg Keiner

At the Explorers Festival: Jennifer Burgin

Jennifer Burgin was one of the educators who joined us at the 2018 Explorers Festival. Jennifer is an educator at Oakridge Elementary in Arlington, Virginia, a part of Arlington Public Schools. She was named Arlington Teacher of the Year in 2016 and has co-authored a nonfiction children’s book, A is for Arlington. As a 2017 Grosvenor Teacher Fellow, Jennifer shared her experiences over the last year, … Continue reading At the Explorers Festival: Jennifer Burgin