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“Rowing Across the Atlantic: Strategies to Reach Your Goals”
Introduction: Kelly Thormodson, Member, 2017 National Program Committee, and Assistant Director, Harley E. French Library of the Health Sciences, University of North Dakota–Grand Forks
Speaker: Julie Angus, Adventurer, Bestselling Author, and Scientist
Julie Angus is an accomplished adventurer, bestselling author, and scientist. She is the first woman to row across the Atlantic Ocean from mainland to mainland and a recipient of the National Geographic Adventurer of the Year award. She has also cycled across continents, rowed thousands of kilometers of coastlines and rivers, and organized a National Geographic expedition that sailed ancient Phoenician trading routes. Explore Magazine listed her as one of North America’s leading adventurers, and she is regularly seen on television shows such as Canada AM, CBC News Sunday, and Daily Planet. She is an engaging and entertaining speaker who inspires audiences and demonstrates techniques everyone can use to reach goals and overcome challenges.