Diversity in leadership is the key to making better decisions says a Tasmanian environmental educator.
Ingrid Albion, who is an environmental educator and manager of the discovery ranger program for the Parks and Wildlife Service, was one of 100 women who went to Antarctica as part of a Homeward Bound leadership course.
She was one of two Tasmanians chosen to participate in the program along with Dr Clo Langlais from the CSIRO.
The program was aimed at amplifying the voices of women in STEM and trying to get more women in leadership positions.
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Before going on the trip Ms Albion took a flag around Tasmania for people to sign people.
She said the idea was to allow people the chance to have their voices heard.
"People got to have their say - who would they like to hear at the leadership table or what would they say if they had the chance to say something," she said.
She said it felt good to be able to take a piece of Tasmania with her on the journey.
"It was special to be able to go down to Antarctica [and] feel like I was taking a bit of Tasmania with me to meet those other women," Ms Albion said.
She said it was important to have a variety of voices heard at the leadership table.
"If we get diversity of voices at any table making conversation about change we are going to get a better outcome," Ms Albion said.
She plans on approaching the museum to see if they would be interested in displaying the flag.
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