The Perse School

Anniversary Lecture – Ms Tori James

Date: 4 May 2016
Location: the Upper
Price: free, but ticket required

Attitude and Altitude

400th Anniversary Lecture in association with the Cambridge News.

Tori James, at the age of 25, became the youngest British women and the first Welsh woman to climb to the summit of Mount Everest. Tori stars in the BBC documentary ‘On Top of the World’ which was produced using video footage which she shot and directed whilst climbing Everest. Her expeditions have raised over £40,000 for charity.

Attitude and Altitude focuses on Tori’s successful expedition to Mount Everest. It highlights the planning and preparation involved in reaching ambitious goals and the techniques involved in overcoming multiple hurdles to achieve against the odds. She covers the importance of goal setting, communication and team work, demonstrating that confidence and self-belief are central to achieving success.

Tori has a passion for extreme adventure in sub zero temperatures. After gaining a degree in Geography from Royal Holloway University, Tori spent three years working for the British Exploring which is based at the Royal Geographical Society (RGS) in London. Tori is an ambassador for the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award in Wales. She has been honored to attend the Gold Award Presentations at St James’ Palace in London as a guest speaker on several occasions.

Tickets are free but must be booked in advance from our box office.

 

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