Icy boot camp

African Independent - - EDUCATION -

LON­DON: The largest all-fe­male ex­pe­di­tion to Antarc­tica, com­pris­ing 76 sci­en­tists, has set sail from Ar­gentina in a quest to pro­mote women in sci­ence and high­light the im­pact of cli­mate change. The in­ter­na­tional team will brave sub-zero tem­per­a­tures to un­dergo a 20-day boot camp aimed at de­vel­op­ing their lead­er­ship skills and chal­leng­ing male dom­i­nance of se­nior sci­en­tific roles. – Reuters

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