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50. "In Every Mirror She's Black" in Sweden with Lola Akinmade Åkerström


 

Episode 50:


Lola Akinmade Åkerström is a Nigerian photographer and travel writer based in Stockholm, Sweden. She is the editor-in-chief for Slow Travel Stockholm. Her works have been featured in the National Geographic Traveler, BBC, and CNN, among other publications. Her latest book, "In Every Mirror She is Black" is available on September 7th, 2021.







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In This Episode We Cover:

  • Attending University in the United States

  • Her Career in Photojournalism

  • Advice for Travel Journalists & Creators

  • Moving to Sweden

  • Understanding Swedish Culture

  • The Swedish Response to COVID-19

  • The Swedish Health System

  • Raising Bi-Racial Children in Sweden

  • "In Every Mirror She's Black"

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Christine Job-Creator & Host

Zachary Higgs-Theme Music



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Christine Job
Christine Job

Originally from Atlanta, Christine Job is an award-winning podcaster and Business Strategist. She is currently based in Spain.

As a business strategist, Christine helps Black women and WOC to leverage their expertise & talents into viable & sustainable businesses, businesses that make her clients professionally fulfilled and financially abundant while pursuing thriving lives abroad.

Want to be a guest on the show? I'm so glad that you resonate with “Flourish In The Foreign” and that you'd like to share your story! Please fill out the this form and if I think it will be a good fit, I'll be in touch shortly to set-up a chat.

Originally from Atlanta, Christine Job is an award-winning podcaster and Business Strategist. She is currently based in Spain.

As a business strategist, Christine helps Black women and WOC to leverage their expertise & talents into viable & sustainable businesses, businesses that make her clients professionally fulfilled and financially abundant while pursuing thriving lives abroad.

Want to be a guest on the show? I'm so glad that you resonate with “Flourish In The Foreign” and that you'd like to share your story! Please fill out the this form and if I think it will be a good fit, I'll be in touch shortly to set-up a chat.