All-Female Sailing Expedition Set To Examine Plastic Pollution In Oceans05:41
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Emily Penn, eXXpedition mission director, at the helm during the North Pacific mission in 2018. (Courtesy of Eleanor Church Lark Rise Pictures)
Emily Penn, eXXpedition mission director, at the helm during the North Pacific mission in 2018. (Courtesy of Eleanor Church Lark Rise Pictures)

Later this year, more than 300 women will set sail around the world to raise awareness about ocean plastic and pollution. Here & Now's Robin Young talks with one of them, Emily Penn (@emilypenn), about the expectations for the voyage.

This segment aired on July 16, 2019.

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