May 4, 2023 — Jessica Cherry — Polar Exploration is for Everyone

Jessica Cherry, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, (NOAA’s), Climate Services Director for Alaska, will speak at Alaska Professional Communicators meeting May 4, 2023. Join us, either by Zoom or LIVE with lunch.

Polar Exploration is For Everyone is Jessica Cherry’s talk title. Jessica Cherry will tell the story of the making of the anthology book she co-edited with Frank Soos:  Wheels on Ice; stories of cycling in Alaska.

Jessica Cherry is a geoscientist, writer, and commercial airplane pilot living in Anchorage, Alaska.  Cherry co-edited, with Frank Soos, the 2022 anthology Wheels on Ice:  stories of cycling in Alaska, and wrote a weekly column for the Anchorage Press from 2019-2022.  In 2022, Cherry was an Individual Artist Awardee from the Rasmuson Foundation and is currently working on a memoir about scientific aviation.  By day, Cherry serves as NOAA’s Climate Services Director for Alaska.