Behind every great story about human adversity there is a great storyteller
Prepare to be inspired and join us for our first ever Red Talk featuring Rachel Colenso, expedition leader and motivational speaker.
Rachel believes wholeheartedly that people can achieve the seemingly impossible, if they put their mind to it. She is one of the most extraordinary women adventurers in the world with experiences ranging from climbing and adventure racing to organising expeditions to jungle, desert and snowy regions.
Rachel is South Africa’s first and currently only certified female mountain guide. She is also one of only a handful of women to go through a specialist rigorous training scheme within the British Army.
After a near-death experience in the Swiss Alps in 2003, Rachel has spent much of her time raising money for the British Red Cross disaster fund. She has written a book ‘In a High and Desperate Place’ about her experiences.
In 2015 Rachel raised over £3,000 climbing Monte Rosa, first summited by the co-founder of the International Red Cross, Guillaume-Henri Dufour.
Red Talks Live is a new, rich, public program of speakers, photographs, and films presented in London.
Writers, photographers, filmmakers, medics, fundraisers, explorers and adventurers have all been touched by the largest humanitarian organisation in the world, the Red Cross. From reaching summits to experiencing life as a child refugee, hear from a range of fantastic
storytellers. Look out for more Red Talks on this website soon.
Due to unforeseen circumstances the event of Monday 28 November has been postponed to Tuesday 24 Januray 2017.
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