Ann Bancroft, polar explorer, climate advocate, philanthropist
E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues
“No Horizon Is So Far”
Ann Bancroft is one of the world’s preeminent polar explorers and an internationally recognized educator who is dedicated to inspiring women and girls around the world. Through her various roles as explorer, educator, speaker and philanthropist, Bancroft shares stories related to outdoor adventure to inspire a global audience to pursue their individual dreams.
Lectures are streamed online at http://enthompson.unl.edu, and are available on Lincoln City and Education TV channels and University of Nebraska–Lincoln KRNU radio 90.3 FM.
The E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues is a cooperative project of the Cooper Foundation, Lied Center for Performing Arts, and University of Nebraska-Lincoln. It was established in 1988 with the purpose of bringing a diversity of viewpoints on international and public policy issues to the university and people of Nebraska to promote understanding and encourage debate.