This Decemberâ€™s voyage will feature Rita Dove as one of its keynote speakers. Presently, she is a professor at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Va. where she lives with her husband.
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On the December Enrichment Voyage: Passage through the Amazon, participants will have the opportunity to sail up the Amazon River. The Amazon River is one of the longest rivers in the world, second only to the Nile, and is responsible for about 20 percent of freshwater discharge into the oceans.
On December 30, 2011, the The MV Explorer will enter the Amazon River in Northern Brazil for the first Enrichment Voyage visit to Brazil since 2008. It is incredibly important for us to understand and visit this burgeoning economic powerhouse and strategic ally of the United States.
Iconic civil rights leader, Julian Bond, has agreed to join the December 2011 Enrichment Voyage as a keynote speaker. He will be on board for the entire 3 week voyage.
Enrichment Voyages require a great deal of planning to come off without a hitch. From scheduling keynote speakers to scheduling space for shows on board the MV Explorer, the Enrichment Voyage team works together to make it all happen.