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  • 1. ACCESS WATER AN EXTRAORDINARY JOURNEY FROM HOPE TO ACTION Ann Bancroft & Liv Arnesen, along with six women from six continents leading a journey to ignite a global conversation with 50 million students about access to clean water
  • 2. ACCESS WATER 2-month expedition along one of the world’s most polluted rivers Media partnerships with USA TODAY and Google+ Educational curriculum for use in 2 million classrooms Raise awareness, incite advocacy and ignite advocacy of the global water crisis AN EXTRAORDINARY JOURNEY FROM HOPE TO ACTION
  • 3. WHY WATER? FRESH WATER IS BECOMING SCARCE. GLOBALLY 1 in 8 people lack access to clean water More people die from lack of clean water and sanitation each year than are killed by all forms of violence, including war By 2030, the global NEED for water will exceed the global SUPPLY of water by 40 percent EVEN IN THE U.S. Approximately 40% of all rivers in the U.S. and 46% of all lakes have become so polluted that they are no longer fit for human use California only has 20 years of fresh water left
  • 4. Awareness . Advocacy . Action . 5
  • 5. EXPEDITION TIMELINE JUNE 2014 Training expedition and PR tour down the Mississippi JULY 2014 PR and media launch OCT 2014 Launch for all explorers to arrive in India PR stops NOV 2014 Beginning of expedition and educational curriculum JAN 2015 End of expedition. Beginning of PR and school tour JUNE 2015 End of PR tour
  • 6. T H E E X P E D I T I O N | OVER 1,500 MILES (24140.16 KILOMETERS) IN 60 DAYS GOMUKH HARIDWAR NEPAL KANPUR PATNA NE W D E L H I ALLAHBAD BANG L A DE SH VARANASI KOLKATA Several key locations along our journey provide opportunities to understand and discuss local water issues and educate students online and in person.
  • 7. As with the other successful Bancroft Arnesen expeditions, this project will engage youth by means of technology and a tailored educational methodology and curriculum. • Agriculture • Energy/Industrial • Engagement • Health • Pollution • Solutions
  • 8. THE TEAM 8 WOMEN FROM AROUND THE GLOBE JOIN FORCES TO EMPOWER YOUTH TO WORK TOGETHER With different ages, experience, religion and languages, this team is coming together to cooperate to be successful, as people need to cooperate to solve the fresh water challenges.
  • 9. We expect to reach 50 million school children globally through partnerships with… USA TODAY CURRIKI GOOGLE+ WAGGGS YOUNG PIONEERS
  • 10. YouTube Frequently updated video content provided by Access Water Resources for teachers and Parents • • • • Tracking map Journal Curriculum materials Partnership with Curriki.org Social Media Links (Access Water Direct Engagement) Twitter Google+ Instagram • Expedition Live • Hangouts tumblr. Facebook Multimedia Newsletter USA TODAY: ACCESS WATER HUB Class Chat
  • 11. Promoted via USA TODAY Education audience Weekly digital education newsletter distribution: 12,000 educators @USATEducation has approximately 14,000 followers Messaging outreach to USA TODAY Education’s network of education associations and education affiliations: 200,000 educators
  • 12. Members come from over 193 countries 7.6 million users worldwide 2.5 million visits to the website each year
  • 13. YouTube Frequently updated video content provided by Access Water WAGGGS (World Association of Girl Guides & Girl Scouts) 12 million members working to empower girls for leadership & citizenship worldwide World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) International composed of both Girl and Boy Scouts (28 million members) EDUCATION PARTNERS Bancroft Arnesen Explore Young Pioneers of China 130 million Chinese youth educated through this organization UNESCO (United Nations Educational Scientific and Culture Organization)
  • 14. REPRESENTED BY IGNITE Carl Levi 651.767.2972 clevi@ignitecompany.com Jason Dunham 612.327.0142 jdunham@ignitecompany.com
  • 15. Appendix
  • 16. WHY GANGES? 400 million residents rely on the Ganges for water, food, bathing, and worship In 2007, the Ganges was rated one of the top 5 most polluted rivers in the world One segment of the river was found to contain fecal coliform levels over 100 times the official limits set by the Indian government Water shortages have a major impact on the human and animal inhabitants along the river, with the average depth in some areas diminishing from 60 down to 10 meters deep Pollution not only threatens humans, but also 140 fish species, 90 amphibians and the Ganges Dolphin or the Blind Dolphin
  • 17. BANCROFT ARNESEN EXPLORE HAS A HISTORY OF GENERATING ATTENTION FOR IMPORTANT CAUSES ANTARCTIC CROSSING 2000 3 million school children globally 2.2 billion media impressions 25 million website hits 20,000 web messages 2.6 million Girl Scouts
  • 18. BANCROFT ARNESEN EXPLORE EXPLORERS & EDUCATORS Ann and Liv are dedicated to sharing their journeys as a way to ignite people to find their own dreams, passions and create change. As former school teachers, Liv and Ann are passionate about creating inspiring education programs such as the Dare to Dream and their Antarctic curriculum. ANN BANCROFT FIRST WOMAN TO TRAVEL ACROSS ICE TO THE NORTH POLE FIRST WOMAN TO SKI TO THE SOUTH POLE FIRST WOMAN TO TRAVEL ACROSS ICE TO BOTH NORTH & SOUTH POLES INDUCTED INTO THE NATIONAL WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME FOUNDED ANN BANCROFT FOUNDATION TOGETHER FIRST WOMEN TO SKI ACROSS ANTARCTICA FIRST WOMEN’S EAST WEST CROSSING OF GREENLAND SHATTERING STEREOTYPES AND INSPIRING AUDIENCES OF ALL AGES TO REACH BEYOND THEIR NORMAL BOUNDARIES AND ACHIEVE THEIR DREAMS LIV ARNESEN MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER FIRST WOMAN TO SKI SOLO TO THE SOUTH POLE LED THE FIRST UNSUPPORTED CROSSING OF THE GREENLAND ICECAP BY WOMEN INTERNATIONAL SPOKESPERSON FOR WWF EXPEDITION GUIDE SVALBARD TOURS
  • 19. MEET THE TEAM OLFAT HAIDER , ISRAEL • • • • • Age: 42 years old Family: 1 sister, 2 brothers Home: Arab living in Israel Hobbies: Former national volleyball player Career: Works with Arabs and Jews in an outdoor setting focusing on conflict resolution, former employee at U.S. Outward Bound MARCIA GUTIERREZ, CHILE • • • • Age: 34 years old Family: 3 brothers, 1 sister Hobbies: Mountaineer Career: Engineer of Safety and Rescue, Red Cross work
  • 20. MEET THE TEAM LISA KANAWA, NEW ZEALAND • • • • • • Age: 30 years old Family: 2 younger brothers Home: Middle of the South Island Hobbies: Helps communities with sustainable gardens Career: Owner of aviation company Education: Science - Geology BACHENDRI PAL, INDIA • • • • • • • Age: 58 years old Family: 2 brothers and 1 sister Home: Nakuri, Uttarkashi, India Hobbies: Author of Everest: My Journey to the Top Career: Director of Tata Steel Adventure Foundation Education: Education and Advanced Mountaineering First Indian woman to climb Mount Everest
  • 21. MEET THE TEAM WANG JING, CHINA • Age: 37 years old • Family: Married with two daughters (7 and 9) • Home: Western China, Sichuan province • Hobbies: Mountain climber and co-owner of Toread KIM SMITH, SOUTH AFRICA • Age: 26 years old • Family: Lives with her mom, one older sibling • Expertise: Female Menstruation - myths and taboos • Education: Masters in Social Responsibility 22
  • 22. Access Water 2014: Ganges River

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