It’s all about the outreach

Mentor Erin Pettit and mentee Joanna Young discuss their relationship and the importance of science outreach. Erin Pettit (left) is an explorer, educator, associate professor of glaciology, and director of Inspiring Girls Expeditions. Joanna Young (right) is a PhD candidate in geophysics and an environmental educator at UAF’s Geophysical Institute.


These interviews were recorded in collaboration with StoryCorps, a national nonprofit whose mission is preserve and share humanity’s stories in order to build connections between people and create a more just and compassionate world.

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