Following her fascinating talk Polar Opposites, Paula Wright presents photos of her travels and safaris in Madagascar, Tanzania, Zanzibar, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, and South Africa. As Paula shows her outstanding photographs of the animals and people of these regions, she shares her observations - including some close encounters!
- Part I: June 24, 2020 at 1:00 PM
- Part II: August 12, 2020 at 4:00 PM
Note: The Zoom link to this presentation is in the Tuesday Update.
Paula is a mechanical engineer and former US Army Reserve Soldier. While at GE Aircraft Instruments, Paula traveled the world training managers. She was the first woman to chair the Aerospace Industries Committee in Washington DC, and testified before top brass at the Pentagon and members of Congress on behalf of the entire aerospace industry. She spent nine years in the US Army Reserve as an Information Specialist, Recruiter, and Trainer, and was named 76th Division Soldier of the Year.
Since retirement, Paula has traveled extensively and is a Volunteer Ambassador for Road Scholar, giving talks at various venues. She is also a member of Amesbury Rotary, occasionally teaches craft classes, does lots of photography, and, of course, is a member of the Greater Newburyport Village.