Roz Savage

Roz Savage is a British ocean rower who uses her trans-oceanic rowing voyages to inspire a movement towards sustainable living at both grassroots and global levels.Roz first gained attention in 2005 by rowing solo across the Atlantic after 11 years desk-bound as a management consultant. Continuing to use her seafaring adventures to motivate others to take action on environmental issues, Roz is currently engaged in an epic effort to row solo across the Pacific Ocean that began in CA. Roz launched stage two of her Pacific Voyage on May 24, 2009 with a mission to target climate change. The third, and final, stage to Australia will take place in 2010. If successful, Roz will be the first woman in history to row solo across the Pacific Ocean. The Ocean River Institute will host Roz at the Regatta Bar in Cambridge on October 17, 2009 to raise much needed funds for her brave endeavors www.oceanriver.org