BBC World News

Global with Matthew Amroliwala celebrates Vanessa O’Brien’s ascent of K2 and her SES Explorer of the Year Award on BBC World News on May 23, 2018 in London.

Voice of America

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

BBC Breakfast

Vanessa O’Brien interviewed by BBC Breakfast’s Dan Walker and Louise Minchin in Manchester on August 30 2017.

Yahoo Finance

Yahoo Finance’s Midday Movers profiles Vanessa O’Brien’s ascent of K2 on November 17, 2017. Host Alexis Christoforous and Vanessa discuss Women and Leadership among other things.

Sky News Sunrise

This segment aired on Sky TV’s Breakfast programme in October 2017, discussing the ascent of K2 with Sarah-Jane Mee on Sunrise.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

Why K2 is a Harder Climb Than Mount Everest

(Tech Insider) Interview with Vanessa about why Mt. Everest isn’t the hardest mountain in the world to climb, and why so fewer who attempt K2 ever make it to the top.

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