Julie Angus was the first woman to row across the Atlantic Ocean from mainland to mainland. She has also cycled across continents, rowed thousands of kilometers of coastlines and rivers, and organized an expedition that sailed the ancient Phoenician trading routes. A recipient of the National Geographic “Adventurer of the Year” award and listed by Explore magazine as one of North America’s leading adventurers, Julie has also worked in venture capital and business development. Julie draws on lessons learned in extreme environments to motivate and inspire her audiences to reach their goals and overcome challenges.
Julie’s unique approach to travel and business has been highlighted in business publications including Investor’s Business Daily and BC Business, and she has written for The Globe and Mail, the National Post, and enRoute. She is the bestselling author of three books, including her most recent, Olive Odyssey, and is the co-producer of two documentaries. She was also awarded the Arch Award for her achievements from McMaster University.