MENDI TALK: NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC grants and projects
Place: Sala BBK
When: 13/12/2015, 11:30
They are training and awareness lectures offered by international professionals with a broad curriculum and great prestige in the audiovisual sector. They are participatory workshops in which participants can contribute with their comments and questions.
Rebecca Martin (Executive Director of the Expeditions Council of National Geographic)
Rebecca Martin manages exploration scholarships and projects, and works as a mediator among the new talents, institutions, and the media in order to create new opportunities. She will present the scholarships 'The Young Explorers Grants Program' and 'Expeditions Council.' During his tenure as director, Rebecca has supervised more than 600 projects that have received $20 million in aid.
Eñaut Izagirre (National Geographic´s grant holder)
This youngster from Elgoibar, Eñaut Izaguirre, with some help from BMFF, has received a grant from National Geographic and he will talk about his experience as an example. His project 'INCOGNITA PATAGONIA' is a combination of exploration, climbing, knowledge of local glaciers, cartography and historical research. His aim is to explore and cross the ice surface of Cloue, located in the southernmost part of South America −in Hoste Island−.