With the slogan ‘Unified Voice for Equity’. Five young women journalists from different fields of journalism are gearing up to Everest Expedition 2018 (Climb the highest mountain in the world; Mt Everest) in the first week of April 2018.
The major mission of First Female Journalists to Everest Expedition 2018 are:
- To educate the National as well as International Media about the ecology of mountains and,
- To experience and understand the struggles of Sherpa in the mountains
To complete this mission, five female journalists are being trained by Internationally acclaimed Mountaineer Phurba Tenjing Sherpa. Sherpa, who holds the world record of successfully completing ascends at the Youngest age (10 Ascends to Mt. Everest at the age of 27). He is also the Goodwill Ambassador of Nepal Tourism Year 2011. Find the more information about Everest Expedition 2018 and Mountaineer Phurba Tenjing Sherpa in the following video.
Caption: Five Female Journalists to Everest Expedition 2018 who are in need of your support
Image & Video Source: YouTube
This Everest Expedition 2018 will also highlight the topics which are generally neglected. Such as; Global Warming, Sustainable Mountain Development, and Snow Leopard Conservation. In addition to, the expedition will emphasize on the struggle of sherpa who keep their lives in danger while ascending and descending to mountains.
Lastly, meet the team who are heading to Everest Expedition 2018 very soon:
Rosha Basnet of Rastriya Samachar Samiti (National News Agency)
Rojita Buddhacharya of Nepal Television and BP Koirala Memorial Planetarium Observatory and Science Museum Development Committee
Deuralee Chamling, a freelance journalist
Priya Laxmi Karki of News 24
Kalpana Maharjan of Mega Television
As the expedition date is coming closer, the team are struggling to meet the cost of climbing the Mount Everest. The team is seeking your small support which will make a big impact. Donate Now!