Elizabeth Kapu’uwailani Lindsey was born and raised in Hawaii by traditional Hawaiian elders. In 2008 she became the first Polynesian explorer and female Fellow in the history of the National Geographic Society. A cultural anthropologist and filmmaker, she is the Founder and CEO of Mapping the Human Story. Mapping the Human Story will use technology to explore and curate humanities traditions, wisdom and knowledge in order to sustain todays people and help future humanity. As of 2010, Dr. Elizabeth has 80 hours of footage and 15,000 photos of her experiences in Micronesia that will be essential for the project.