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20. How to Become a Creative Entrepreneur Abroad with Jessi Raulet of EttaVee


 

Episode 20:


Born and raised in Indiana, Jessi Raulet is an American artist and designer currently living in Strasbourg, France. In 2013, she moved from the U.S. to Paris for love, where she launched her colorful lifestyle brand, EttaVee. Seven years and one kid later, Jessi's brand, EttaVee, has gone on to become a global brand with products available at Target, Barnes & Noble, Wayfair, Pottery Barn Teen, HomeGoods, Michaels and more! With its ups and downs, she has embraced this life-changing journey of living as an American abroad.




Connect with Jessi

https://www.ettavee.com/

https://www.instagram.com/ettavee/





In This Episode We Cover:

  • Studying abroad in Florence, Italy

  • Becoming an Art Director in San Francisco

  • Moving to Paris for love

  • Landing a job in Paris

  • San Francsico vs. Paris Work Culture

  • The origin of the EttaVee brand

  • Prenatal care in France

  • French Childcare

  • Being a Black American woman in France

  • Moving to Strasbourg

  • Advice for ex-pats wanting to start a business abroad

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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.