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Foxcroft School Hosts Goodyear Fellowship Presentation by Dr. Sylvia Earle
Foxcroft School
22407 Foxhall Lane
Middleburg, VA 20118
(540) 687-5555

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Thursday, March 23, 2023, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
Category: Community Events

Foxcroft is delighted to welcome Dr. Sylvia Earle, legendary oceanographer and ocean advocate who holds the record for the deepest walk on the sea floor, as our 2023 Goodyear Fellow.
Dubbed the “First Hero for the Planet” by Time Magazine and a “Living Legend” by the Library of Congress, Dr. Sylvia Earle is the President and Chairman of Mission Blue, an Explorer in Residence at the National Geographic Society, Founder of Deep Ocean Exploration and Research Inc. (DOER), Chair of the Advisory Council for the Harte Research Institute, and former Chief Scientist of NOAA. Dr. Earle is the subject of the Emmy® Award Winning Netflix documentary Mission Blue and the recipient of more than 100 national and international honors and awards, including being named a 2014 UNEP Champion of the Earth, Glamour Magazine’s 2014 Woman of the Year, member of the Netherlands Order of the Golden Ark, and winner of the 2009 TED Prize, the Walter Cronkite Award, the 1996 Explorers Club Medal, the Royal Geographic Society 2011 Patron’s Medal, and the National Geographic 2013 Hubbard Medal.
The author of more than 225 publications and leader of more than 100 expeditions with over 7,500 hours underwater, Dr. Earle is a graduate of Florida State University with M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Duke University and 32 honorary degrees. Her research concerns the ecology and conservation of marine ecosystems and the development of technology for access to the deep sea.
Admission is free; seating is limited.
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