Voice of America

Vanessa O’Brien, the first British and American woman to conquer K2, tells Voice of America her story.

Sky News Sunrise

Vanessa O’Brien joins Gillian Joseph and Stephen Dixon to discuss the film Everest, climbing and risk on Saturday September 19, 2015.

PTV World of Sports

An in depth interview (40 minutes) with PTV World of Sports covering K2 and the importance of failure to learn from one’s mistakes.

The Boston Globe

This video was created by Emily Zendt for The Boston Globe and illustrates my final preparations as I leave the United States for Pakistan to attempt to climb K2 in the summer of 2015.

Women’s Achievers Congress

This video is a speech I gave at the Women’s Achievers Congress in London that took place on Thursday 29 October 2015. Other speakers included Mr. Syed Ibne Abbas, the High Commissioner of Pakistan to the UK and the Rt. Hon. Theresa May, MP, Home Secretary.

Spartan Up! Podcast

When you stop climbing corporate ladders, what do you climb next? For Vanessa O’Brien the answer is almost everything! The more difficult the better. She applied what she learned in the challenging environment of the Fortune 500 to the natural environment in a dramatic way. Learn how O’Brien has combined all these life lessons into a satisfying and productive life.

Good Day New York

Vanessa O’Brien, David George Gordon and Greg Olsen talk to Good Day New York about the 111th Annual Explorers Club Dinner.

Good Day LA

This segment aired on Good Day LA after completing the Explorers Grand Slam. It was wonderful spending time with Steve Edwards and Maria Sansone on set. Thank you guys for letting me share my story with your viewers!

U.S. Embassy Islamabad

Fresh off of K2, Guinness World Record-holding mountain climber Vanessa O’Brien takes on Pakistan’s tallest rock climbing arena with our Pakistan-U.S. Alumni Network, English Access Microscholarship Program students, and members of the five-time national champion women’s football team, The Young Rising Stars.

Wake Up With Al Roker

This segment aired on The Weather Channel on Wake Up with Al and talks about breaking the record for the Explorers Grand Slam in 11 months.

Local Climber Attempts Explorers Grand Slam

(Boston Globe) Bostonian Vanessa O’Brien trains for her trek to the North Pole next month which is her last feat as she attempts the “Explorers Grand Slam,” climbing the 7 summits, and hiking to the North and South Poles in a limited amount of time.

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