Felicity Aston

Felicity Aston | PepTalk Expert Speaker
Felicity Aston | PepTalk Expert Speaker
Speaker, Record-Holding Polar Explorer, Author And Former Climate Scientist
London
Hear spine-chilling tales of arctic adventures and learn the secret to extreme resilience with Felicity Aston, record-holding polar explorer, author and former climate scientist.

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Overcoming Adversity And Building Resilience Against All Odds
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Felicity Aston | Speaker Biography

Felicity Aston began her polar career in 2000 as a Meteorologist with the British Antarctic Survey, where she spent over two years at Rothera Research Station in Antarctica. She has since led several notable expeditions, including the first British Women's crossing of Greenland and ski expeditions to both the North and South Poles.

Felicity has found creative ways to share her experiences, pioneering initiatives such as 'Tweet to the Pole' and transforming her expeditions into art exhibitions and books. She has also co-presented BBC documentaries on atmospheric science and the Klondike Goldrush, making valuable contributions to climate change films.

As an advocate for polar exploration and women in science, Felicity actively supports various charities and holds memberships in prestigious societies. Her achievements include being awarded the Queen's Polar Medal and an MBE for her services to polar exploration.

Currently, Felicity is based between Iceland and the UK, where she conducts research on Arctic sea ice microplastic pollution at the National Oceanography Centre and the University of Southampton.
In 2012 Felicity was the first woman to ski alone across Antarctica
"Resilient, brave, daring, foolhardy, admirable and hugely likeable."
"...truly, remarkable..."

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