Marlene Kronenberg is a PhD Candidate in Glaciology at the University of Fribourg. Her current research focusses on glacier firn and its interaction with the mass balance of mountain glaciers in Central Asia. She has been organizing and teaching in capacity building programs in Peru, Bolivia and different Central Asian countries since 2014. In 2019, she co-founded “Adventure of Science: Women and glaciers in Central Asia”, an ‘Inspiring-Girls-Expeditions’-programme dedicated to inspire, teach, and connect young women in Central Asia interested in science. Marlene Kronenberg had previously been an instructor of ‘Girls on Ice Switzerland’, which is another ‘Inspiring-Girls-Expeditions’-programme.