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S2 2. The Wellness of Black Migration with Dr. Nafeesah Allen in Peru


 

S2 Episode 2:


*Dr. Allen is speaking in her personal capacity and her views do not reflect the ideas or policies of the U.S. government.

Dr. Nafeesah Allen is a multi-passionate and multilingual communications professional who wears many hats. Since studying abroad in Spain in high school, she's been a global nomad. In 2009, she officially joined the US State Department as a Foreign Service Officer, and throughout her career, she has also studied abroad in India and South Africa. As a Visiting Scholar of Forced Migration at the University of the Witwatersrand, she's well versed in Indian Ocean Migration and cultural continuities of Asian and African descendant groups. Her book on the subject will be released by Palgrave in 2022.

This married mom of two is also a serial entrepreneur. She is a freelance writer for internationally acclaimed magazines like Real Simple, Dwell, Parents, etc., and works with PR and start-ups for ghostwriting. She launched BlackHistoryBookshelf.com in 2020 and continues to grow its selection of books about Black life around the globe. And in Oct 2021, she released her self-published, bilingual children's books "Xavier, the Superhero" and "Xiomara, the Superhero." Both titles are available in Spanish and Portuguese on Amazon.com


Connect with Nafeesah

www.nafeesahallen.com

https://www.instagram.com/theblaxpat/

https://twitter.com/theblaxpat

https://www.facebook.com/TheBlackHistoryBookshelf

Xavier, The Super Hero!









In This Episode We Cover:

  • Studying Abroad in Highschool

  • Raising Third Culture Children

  • Intercultural Marriage

  • Black Transnational Migration

  • Becoming an Author

  • Migration as Wellness

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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.