DODWELL, EXPLORER, AUTHOR, BROADCASTER AND FOUNDER
OF THE DODWELL TRUST.
Born in Nigeria Christina became known as an explorer after her 3-year journey in Africa 1975 - 1978. This was followed by 2 years visiting remote tribes in Papua New Guinea and many other journeys spanning 20 years.
She was awarded the Mungo
Park Medal by the Royal Scottish Geographical Society in 1989. She is listed in Debretts' People of Today and Who's Who.
has written 9 books which have been translated into 5 languages.
She has made 3 television films and over 40 radio documentary
programmes for BBC Radio 4 – several have
received distinguished merit awards.
She has given lectures at the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, the Explorers Club in New York, the Royal Geographical Society in London, and the Royal Scottish Geographical Society in Edinburgh.
For 15 years she worked as Senior Attache for the Consulate of Madagascar in London, and 12 years ago she founded The Dodwell Trust, a charity dedicated to the country and people of Madagascar.