Christine Dennison

Christine Dennison

Christine Dennison

Writer and Columnist

Christine is a native New Yorker who swims with sharks, piranhas in the Amazon and scuba dives under Arctic ice and an internationally awarded explorer. She was the first woman to scuba dive and explore the waters the Northwest Passage in the Canadian High Arctic and the Amazon’s Rio Negro. She has lead and organized expeditions to the most remote corners of the world and skied to the North Pole as part of an all women’s team for polar conservation. Christine is co-founder and president of Mad Dog Expeditions, an exploration adventure company which pioneered diving and underwater exploration in the High Arctic. Her current project, Exploring Women, launched from her monthly column in Misadventures Magazine, inspires and mentors young women through adventure, science and conservation based platforms. Exploring Women works with role models, live event workshops and expeditions geared towards empowering the next generation through firsthand knowledge and leading by example. Christine is honored as a Fellow in The Explorers Club and the Royal Geographical Society of London. She has been awarded the Silver Medal for Humanitarian Work by the International Navy League, The Medal of Honor by the Brazilian Navy League and Honorary Submariner by the Brazilian Navy for her work and research in the discovery of the WWII US Submarine R-12 in which two Brazilian officers are entombed. She supports nonprofit organizations that promote ocean conservation, exploration and animal rescue. Connect with her on : https://www.instagram.com/exploringwomen/