And she's off! Our Operations Delivery Manager, Caroline Marriage, is now on her way to join renowned polar explorer Sir Robert Swan OBE on his next 2041 Foundation ClimateForce "Leadership on the Edge" expedition to Antarctica.
Thank you to everyone who sponsored Caroline in this initiative inspiring new leaders in the battle against climate change!
Read her latest blog post below.
Bags are packed!
by Caroline Marriage
In some ways, I never thought I'd make it to this day. It's been a bit of a rollercoaster over the last 3 months: fundraising, making sure I've got all the things I need, riding the covid-waves, as well as trying to do the day job at Origami and be Mum at home.
But I have made it this far! I did my negative covid test (antigen only - am still staying away from PCRs as it's less than 7 weeks since I had it), have got my NHS covid pass, filled in the necessary paperwork for entry into Argentina and checked in for my flight. I've also offset the carbon emissions for my flight using Trace - I had a lovely chat in the run up to the expedition with Joanna, one of the co-founders, about the work they are doing.
Read the full blog post here.