erin and joanna

Joanna Young (33) and Dr. Erin Pettit (48) talk about the Girls on Ice program, which brings high school girls to a glacier to learn about science, glaciology, and leadership. They also discuss the role of leadership in Alaska research.

This interview was recorded in collaboration with StoryCorps. Recorded by Jessie Robertson on June 30, 2017 at the University of Alaska Fairbanks in Fairbanks, Alaska. Edited by Teresa Bakker.

Music: “Arctic Evening” by Marcel du Preez

Alaska Voices