BY EMMA & PAIGE
Name: Jackie Ronne
Born: October 14th, 1919, Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Death: June 14th, 2009, Bethesda, Maryland, United States
Born on the 14th of October, 1919 in Baltimore, Maryland, United States.
Studied at George Washington University.
Age of 28 Jackie went on an expedition to Antarctica with her husband in 1947.
Her goal for the expedition was to write her adventures for the North American Newspaper Alliance and the New York Times.
Exploration and Personal Achievements:
Jackie was the first woman ever to explore and live through the winter season of Antarctica, along with Jennie Darlington.
Why is the explorer remembered:
Often remembered as "Antarctica's First Lady," Jackie had a history degree from George Washington University that provided her with the skills to add to the adventures she shared with the expedition team.
Jackie Ronne is remembered because she was the first woman to cross Antarctica and she made history.