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When a powerful man visits an all-women's expedition

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When a surprise male guest visits this all-women's expedition one night, the tone changes. A question is asked that he can't answer, and we watch the glass ceiling begin to shatter. Environmental activist and ocean swimmer Lewis Pugh, also known as The Speedo Diplomat, visits for stories and questions. He tells an inspiring story about influencing change in Antarctica. But then participant Monica Araya, Costa Rican environmentalist and activist, asked him an uncomfortable question; one he doesn’t have an answer for, the outcome might just surprise you. Original theme music by Gabriel Corindia. Field recordings: Carol Devine. Follow us on Twitter @ThisIsOurPod and buy our Podcast Listening Guide

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