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A Private Evening of Expedition Storytelling

January 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


The Explorers Club Washington Group is excited to announce our upcoming event, A Private Evening of Expedition Storytelling, on Saturday, January 28th at 6:00 PM in DuPont Circle. For this event, we will welcome several explorers who are accomplished members of The Explorers Club and part of our Washington Group, are National Geographic Explorers, or both! Following a social hour, our guests will share stories of their work and experiences in the field, over a drink and next to a warm fireplace, of course. The event will be held in The Roosevelt Room at the Camden Roosevelt Apartment complex in DuPont Circle. A ticket via Eventbrite below is required to attend the event, and help cover the cost of room reservation and beer and wine options for the evening.





Event Speakers:

Callie Broaddus, MN’21, Former National Geographic Staff, EC50 Honoree, Washington Group

Callie is the Founder & Executive Director of Reserva: The Youth Land Trust and was recently named one of “fifty people changing the world” by The Explorers Club. She is a conservationist and wildlife photographer focused on engaging youth in funding and directing the conservation of biodiversity hotspots. On the ground, she has organized and co-led five research expeditions into the Ecuadorian Tropical Andes, where Reserva worked with partners to create the world’s first youth-funded nature reserve. She serves on the Rainforest Trust Council, Cool Earth Advisory Board, and Exploring By the Seat of Your Pants Board of Directors, and her hometown Bull Run Mountains Conservancy Board of Directors. Callie Graduated from the University of Virginia with a BS in Architecture in 2012 and was a senior designer at National Geographic Kids before starting Reserva in 2019.


Clare Fieseler, Ph.D., National Geographic Explorer

Clare Fieseler, Ph.D. is a National Geographic explorer, science journalist, and conservation biologist. She has conducted field research on coral reefs and climate-threatened marine environments across the world. She is a long-time advocate for women in the science. Her short documentary “Outnumbered in Africa” about a female lion conservationist was acquired by National Geographic in 2018. Her children’s book about women in science, “No Boundaries: 25 Women Explorers and Scientists Share Adventures, Inspiration, and Advice” was published in February 2022 by National Geographic. She recently completed a research fellowship at the Smithsonian Institution and is currently reporting a series of climate and environment multimedia projects for The Post and Courier.


Losang Rabgey, Ph.D., FN’21, National Geographic Explorer, EC50 Honoree, Washington Group

Born in a Tibetan refugee settlement in India and raised in Canada, Dr. Rabgey holds a Ph.D. from the University of London in gender anthropology. She is the first Tibetan to become a Commonwealth Scholar and National Geographic Explorer, and was named by Harvard Law School in 2018 as a Woman Inspiring Change. Rabgey is recognized for her innovative work in gender equity, diversity and bridging cultural divides. She is a frequent public speaker, including at Yale University, Harvard University, UC Santa Cruz, University of London, and the Nobel Peace Forum. She was named one of the Explorers Club 50 in 2021, and serves on the Discovery grants and Flag & Honors committees of the Club.


January 28
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Colin Bettis


Camden Roosevelt Apartments
2101 16th St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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