Arlene Blum: "Breaking Trail: Peaks, Public Health, and Policy" | Talks at Google 2

Arlene Blum: "Breaking Trail: Peaks, Public Health, and Policy" | Talks at Google



Arlene Blum visited Google’s office in Cambridge, MA to discuss her life’s work as a biophysical chemist, author, and mountaineer.

Ms. Blum has led successful expeditions to some of the world’s most challenging mountains as well as scientific research to protect human health and the global environment. In this dramatic talk, In the talk she shares favorite images and stories from her memoir, “Breaking Trail: A Climbing Life”, illustrating her science and policy work to prevent the use of billions of pounds of harmful chemicals in everyday products as well as her climbs of remote and beautiful high peaks.

Her first book, “Annapurna: A Woman’s Place” was included in Fortune Magazine’s list of The 75 Smartest Business Books We Know and chosen by National Geographic Adventure Magazine as one of the 100 top adventure books of all time.

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