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Are you a woman who likes to dance upon this earth?

You are? Then you've come to the right place.

The Trail Dames Podcast is just for you.


Sep 24, 2019

Marina LeGree is the founding director of Ascend and brings over a decade of experience working in Afghanistan and other unstable environments. In 2014 she founded Ascend, a non-profit organization whose mission is to develop young Afghani women into leaders through community service and the sport of mountain climbing. 

In 2018, her teams work resulted in a historical first.  Hanifa Yousoufi, was the first Afghani woman to climb the highest mountain in Afghanistan.  Marina and her team are committed to creating life-changing programs and services for the young women of Afghanistan.  She does this by focusing not only on mountaineering, but on projects based on heath and fitness, self-esteem and confidence.