44 episodes

Welcome to Blaxit Global, a bi-weekly podcast featuring inspiring conversations with trailblazing Black expats who out of fear or frustration, left their country of origin to live out their wildest dreams abroad. The podcast also chronicles the journey of host Chrishan Wright as she prepares to make her Blaxit from the United States. The show will delve into topics of Blackness, oppression, cultural transition, economic opportunity and other issues facing people of the African diaspora. Each episode is designed to demystify the planning and process of moving abroad by showcasing the triumphs and resiliency of Black expats. You’ve heard the term, now be inspired by the movement! Visit the Blaxit Global online! www.blaxitglobal.com. Support Blaxit Global by donating to our Patreon - www.patreon.com/blaxitglobal.

Blaxit Global Chrishan Wright

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9 • 86 Ratings

Welcome to Blaxit Global, a bi-weekly podcast featuring inspiring conversations with trailblazing Black expats who out of fear or frustration, left their country of origin to live out their wildest dreams abroad. The podcast also chronicles the journey of host Chrishan Wright as she prepares to make her Blaxit from the United States. The show will delve into topics of Blackness, oppression, cultural transition, economic opportunity and other issues facing people of the African diaspora. Each episode is designed to demystify the planning and process of moving abroad by showcasing the triumphs and resiliency of Black expats. You’ve heard the term, now be inspired by the movement! Visit the Blaxit Global online! www.blaxitglobal.com. Support Blaxit Global by donating to our Patreon - www.patreon.com/blaxitglobal.

    Heather Proctor: New Beginnings in Lisbon

    Heather Proctor: New Beginnings in Lisbon

    This episode of the Blaxit Global podcast features a 1:1 conversation with one of the co-founders of Black in Portugal, Heather Proctor.

    Heather is a disabled United States Navy veteran and single mom, raising her teenage daughter in Lisbon, Portugal.  Born and raised in Trenton, New Jersey, Heather has lived all over the world including Japan and Mexico. 

    Heather shares her amazing journey of new beginnings in Lisbon as a film student, living with chronic health conditions, surviving domestic violence, and creating community so that other Black expats can thrive in Portugal.
     

    Mentioned in this Episode:

    National Domestic Violence Hotline - https://www.thehotline.org/

    Learn European Portuguese: Portuguese with Carla 

    Black in Portugal: Building Community Abroad

    Black in Portugal Facebook Group

    Black in Portugal Instagram Page

    Connect with Heather:

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heathers_amazing_journey


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    Join aspiring Black expats, expats, and re-pats where you can build community, get resources and gain support along your journey abroad….You’re invited to join Blaxit Global Passport.  Join Blaxit Global Passport - https://blaxit-global-passport.mn.co/

    Looking for VPNs, banking, travel, and health insurance for your move abroad? Well have no fear, we've got you.  Get your Move Abroad Starter Kit today at www.blaxitglobal.com/resources.
    Support the show

    • 47 min
    Paul C. Brunson: Lighting Up London

    Paul C. Brunson: Lighting Up London

    Paul Carrick Brunson is a serial entrepreneur, television host, and columnist whose specialty lies in teaching others. An internationally recognized expert in interpersonal relationships, personal development, and entrepreneurship, he currently serves as a featured business columnist for USA Today, co-host of UK’s Celebs Go Dating television show, co-host of UK’s Married at First Sight, and host of the Better with Paul LIVE podcast.

    Major media outlets throughout the world, such as Good Morning America and The New York Times in the U.S., The Guardian and Sunday Brunch in the UK, and The Jamaican Observer and TVJ in Jamaica have sought Paul’s insights on everything from finding love to pursuing entrepreneurial passion. Named as a Top Voice on LinkedIn and the world’s most influential matchmaker by the Matchmaking Institute, Oprah Winfrey said herself, “Paul is much more than a matchmaker.”

    In this episode, Paul talks about why he, his wife, and two boys left Washington D.C. and moved to South London three years ago. Paul shares his thoughts on the psychological safety Black Americans discover once they move abroad, career opportunities, and why there is value in being part of the few.

    Connect with Paul:

    WEBSITE | http://paulcbrunson.com/
    INSTAGRAM | https://www.instagram.com/paulcbrunson
    FACEBOOK | https://www.facebook.com/paulcbrunson
    LINKEDIN | http://linkedin.com/in/paulcbrunson
    TWITTER | https://twitter.com/paulcbrunson 


    Career SweetspotA Greenhouse Coaching podcast for career and leadership growth.Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Spotify
    The Proffitt PodcastThe podcast that shows you tips & strategies to create content with confidence!Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Spotify
    Join aspiring Black expats, expats, and re-pats where you can build community, get resources and gain support along your journey abroad….You’re invited to join Blaxit Global Passport.  Join Blaxit Global Passport - https://blaxit-global-passport.mn.co/

    Looking for VPNs, banking, travel, and health insurance for your move abroad? Well have no fear, we've got you.  Get your Move Abroad Starter Kit today at www.blaxitglobal.com/resources.
    Support the show

    • 45 min
    Adrienne Waller: Negotiating Your Career Move Abroad

    Adrienne Waller: Negotiating Your Career Move Abroad

    Adrienne Waller is originally from Metro-Detroit, Michigan, USA.  Adrienne has been in education for over 15 years doing parent involvement work, teaching and leadership; serving in public, private and charter schools in the US, Qatar, China, Kuwait and the Cayman Islands. Additionally, Adrienne is the owner of Worldwide Educator, LLC an education consulting company focused on empowering educators to own their instructional genius while activating students.  She has worked with educators across the country and the world.  She wants to help others elevate their current position or location to a better, more rewarding career.

    Connect with Adrienne:

    Connect with Adrienne on LinkedIn

    Follow  Worldwide Educator on Instagram

    Follow Worldwide Educator on Facebook

    Follow Worldwide Educator on Twitter

    Subscribe to Worldwide Educator on YouTube

    Join Worldwide Educator's mailing list 
    Career SweetspotA Greenhouse Coaching podcast for career and leadership growth.Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Spotify
    Join aspiring Black expats, expats, and re-pats where you can build community, get resources and gain support along your journey abroad….You’re invited to join Blaxit Global Passport.  Join Blaxit Global Passport - https://blaxit-global-passport.mn.co/

    Looking for VPNs, banking, travel, and health insurance for your move abroad? Well have no fear, we've got you.  Get your Move Abroad Starter Kit today at www.blaxitglobal.com/resources.
    Support the show

    • 34 min
    J. Freedom: Pride & Freedom Abroad

    J. Freedom: Pride & Freedom Abroad

    Author J. Freedom is a historian and social scientist who found her freedom, health, and peace outside of the United States.   J. is the author of "We Out. How to End Our Abusive Relationship with AmeriKKKa: Volume 1: The Blueprint".  Originally from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, she believes it's past time to say goodbye to our abusive homeland that has no intention of treating us as equals.  J. and her wife now reside in Cancun, Mexico where they can be free and live their authentic lives as a couple.

    Mentioned in the Episode:
    We Out. How to End Our Abusive Relationship with AmeriKKKa: Volume 1: The Blueprint by J. Freedom

    “The time has come for African-Americans to come to terms with their abusive relationship with America and decide if they will stay and accept their place in society as less-than, keep fighting a losing battle, or relocate to another country”.

    Subscribe to J. Freedom on YouTube
    Career SweetspotA Greenhouse Coaching podcast for career and leadership growth.Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Spotify
    The Proffitt PodcastThe podcast that shows you tips & strategies to create content with confidence!Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Spotify
    Join aspiring Black expats, expats, and re-pats where you can build community, get resources and gain support along your journey abroad….You’re invited to join Blaxit Global Passport.  Join Blaxit Global Passport - https://blaxit-global-passport.mn.co/

    Looking for VPNs, banking, travel, and health insurance for your move abroad? Well have no fear, we've got you.  Get your Move Abroad Starter Kit today at www.blaxitglobal.com/resources.
    Support the show

    • 42 min
    Amber Johns: An American in Paris

    Amber Johns: An American in Paris

    Amber Johns is a principal at A.Johns Global and her practice focuses on international business strategy and compliance.  She specializes in developing international operation strategies and compliance programs for multinational companies, particularly, between the United States, Europe, and Africa. 
    Originally from California, at an early age, Amber knew that a life in Europe would be part of her future. Hear her talk about how she managed through a multitude of challenges along her journey abroad including language, office culture, and what it means to be bi-continental.
    Mentioned in the Episode: More Than Enough: Claiming Space for Who You Are (No Matter What They Say) by Elaine Welteroth 
    Follow Amber on Instagram 
    Connect with A. Johns Global on Instagram 
    A. Johns Global - www.ajohnsglobal.com  
    Career SweetspotA Greenhouse Coaching podcast for career and leadership growth.Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Spotify
    The Proffitt PodcastThe podcast that shows you tips & strategies to create content with confidence!Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Spotify
    Join aspiring Black expats, expats, and re-pats where you can build community, get resources and gain support along your journey abroad….You’re invited to join Blaxit Global Passport.  Join Blaxit Global Passport - https://blaxit-global-passport.mn.co/

    Looking for VPNs, banking, travel, and health insurance for your move abroad? Well have no fear, we've got you.  Get your Move Abroad Starter Kit today at www.blaxitglobal.com/resources.
    Support the show

    • 47 min
    Karen Ricks: Worldschooling Nomad

    Karen Ricks: Worldschooling Nomad

    Karen M. Ricks is a Christian wife, Worldschooling mom, and a nomadic chef. Teaching for 25 years, she has been a Montessorian since her own preschool days. She holds Montessori teaching certifications for guiding children from infancy through elementary. She has cooked professionally, in restaurants, commercial kitchens, and private homes on four different continents over the last decade.

    After 10 years of teaching in central Japan, where Karen founded and operated her own international Montessori school, she sold it all to begin a nomadic life of full-time travel with her family. Karen spreads her message of embracing a Slow Food Lifestyle, a lifelong love of learning, and education for peace by teaching people of all ages how to cook for themselves and why they need to share that gift with those they love. You can learn more about her, her family’s edible exploits, and the lessons they are learning on their Culinary Worldschooling Adventures as they gallivant around the globe over at ourkitchenclassroom.com.

    Mentioned in the episode:
    Subscribe to Our Kitchen Classroom on Youtube
    My Nomadic Worldschooling Life - Blaxit Global YouTube channel

    Connect with Karen:
    Facebook: https://facebook.com/ourkitchenclassroom
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/karenm.ricks/ (#OurKitchenClassroom);
    #PLAYwithYourFood Community: https://www.facebook.com/groups/WePLAYwithOurFood/
    Subscribe to Our Kitchen Playground: http://ourkitchenclassroom.com/subscribe-to-our-kitchen-playground/
    Career SweetspotA Greenhouse Coaching podcast for career and leadership growth.Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Spotify
    The Proffitt PodcastThe podcast that shows you tips & strategies to create content with confidence!Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Spotify
    Join aspiring Black expats, expats, and re-pats where you can build community, get resources and gain support along your journey abroad….You’re invited to join Blaxit Global Passport.  Join Blaxit Global Passport - https://blaxit-global-passport.mn.co/

    Looking for VPNs, banking, travel, and health insurance for your move abroad? Well have no fear, we've got you.  Get your Move Abroad Starter Kit today at www.blaxitglobal.com/resources.
    Support the show

    • 49 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
86 Ratings

86 Ratings

nasm17 ,

Golden ticket

So happy I can find a podcast from people who look like me, share the same experiences, who can give an amazing insight into what it is like to live abroad because it’s not an easy decision. Thank you for pushing me to feel like there is a chance of fulfilling my dream of living in Paris!

333Godislove143 ,

Thank you 🙏🏿

This podcast is amazing! Thank you for the mind expanding interviews and conversations.

JoMMitchell ,

Keep this work up!

There are so many great gems in every interview. The stories of the interviewees are both inspiring and inspirational. I love the topics covered.

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