Bruce Poon Tip

Bruce Poon Tip – Founder, G Adventures Passionate about the power of travel to change the world for the better, Bruce Poon Tip is a global leader in social entrepreneurship, leadership, immersive travel, and innovation. He is best-known as the founder of G Adventures, the world’s largest small group adventure travel company and pioneer of … Read more

Tiffany Tolbert

TIFFANY TOLBERT is Associate Director of the African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund at the National Trust for Historic Preservation. In her position, she directs high-profile national preservation campaigns associated with African American cultural heritage such as the Nina Simone Childhood Home, John, and Alice Coltrane Home and the HBCU Cultural Heritage Stewardship Initiative, will … Read more

Dr. Yvette McQueen, the Travel Doctor & Global physician

Dr. Yvette McQueen  (aka “The Travel Doctor”) is a global physician on a mission to educate about health, travel wellness, and disease prevention.  She is a nomadic Emergency Medicine physician who travels to work across the US and the Caribbean.  Dr. McQueen also serves as a travel group physician ensuring healthy and safe travel of … Read more

Author Karen Gershowitz / Travel Mania

Karen Gershowitz has been traveling solo since age seventeen when she flew to Europe and didn’t return to the US for three years. She got severely bitten by the travel bug and since then has traveled to nearly ninety countries and visited all fifty states—many of them multiple times. After studying ceramics in college and … Read more

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Kimberly Stone is a Plus-size model who took to entrepreneurship at a young age after being encouraged by her family to start something of her own. She began sewing as a child and started off selling designs and accessories to friends at church and school. During her gifted classes as an anchor, she learned to … Read more

JoAnn Hill_Secret Washington DC

JoAnn Hill has lived in Washington, DC with her husband Thalamus and dog Jackson for nineteen years. An avid traveler and foodie, JoAnn writes about their DC living and dining experiences, as well as their global travel adventures on her blog dcglobejotters.org. Her writing has been published in BELLA Magazine, Escape Artist, and Triptipedia. JoAnn served … Read more

Dr. Betty Moseley Brown

Dr. Betty Moseley Brown proudly served her country as one of the first African American women to join the Marine Corps. She currently serves as Division Chief of Federal Advisory Committees, Veterans Experience Office at the Department of Veterans Affairs. Dr. Moseley Brown is keynote speaker, corporate training and a current member of the National … Read more

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Phyllis Wilson began her Army career as a Military Intelligence (MI) Voice Intercept Operator. During more than 37 years of active and reserve service, she has served at all echelons from tactical to strategic, with duty in Germany, Iraq and the United States. In August 1990, she was mobilized to support OPERATION DESERT SHIELD/ OPERATION … Read more

Matthew Maxey

Matthew Maxey is the Director of Public Relations at Visit Franklin, where he leads media and government relations efforts. Since joining Visit Franklin in 2016, Maxey has worked closely with traditional media and a team of both in-house and outside content creators to spread the good word about Franklin, Tennessee. Before Visit Franklin, Maxey came … Read more

Deaf Traveler

Nehama Rogozen is an avid traveler, having spent time in 20+ countries. She has lived in several US cities, Israel, and the Philippines. These days, due to the pandemic, her adventures are confined to the San Francisco Bay Area, where she lives. Nehama is a Public Relations Officer for the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, … Read more