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The Global Chatter (from The Black Expat) is a conversational podcast on international mobility, identity, race, career and more. Each episode takes a deeper dive on issues related around the expatriate experience, especially as it relates to Black and Brown people. Come for the commentary. Stay for the laughs. Hosted by Amanda Bates.

The Global Chatter The Black Expat

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 6 Ratings

The Global Chatter (from The Black Expat) is a conversational podcast on international mobility, identity, race, career and more. Each episode takes a deeper dive on issues related around the expatriate experience, especially as it relates to Black and Brown people. Come for the commentary. Stay for the laughs. Hosted by Amanda Bates.

    Bonus: The Roaming Pro | How To Become Education Expat Entrepreneur (Kevin Simpson)

    Bonus: The Roaming Pro | How To Become Education Expat Entrepreneur (Kevin Simpson)

    Bonus Episode: As part of our career focused YouTube series, The Roaming Pro, Kevin Simpson shares his key strategies for building an education focus business for expat entrepreneurs.

    • 33 min
    Rebroadcast: "In Every Mirror, She's Black" with Lola Akinmade Akerstrom (2021)

    Rebroadcast: "In Every Mirror, She's Black" with Lola Akinmade Akerstrom (2021)

    In this episode, photographer and writer, Lola Akinmade Åkerström shares how her cross cultural experiences in Nigeria, the United States and Sweden have shaped the work she has done over the years. She also highlights her new project, The Local Purse, as well as her new book, In Every Mirror She’s Black. 

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Rebroadcast: "Building Leaders of the Free World" with Ruby Maddox and Lavar Thomas (2021)

    Rebroadcast: "Building Leaders of the Free World" with Ruby Maddox and Lavar Thomas (2021)

    In this episode, Leaders of the Free World, Lavar Thomas and Ruby Maddox discuss how their own transformative travel experiences led to launching an organization focused on creating international experiential travel experiences for Black male college students. To learn more, visit theglobalchatter.com.

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Rebroadcast: "Telling An Authentic Story" with Omo & Eulanda Osagiede (2021)

    Rebroadcast: "Telling An Authentic Story" with Omo & Eulanda Osagiede (2021)

    Digital marketers and travel influencers , Omo & Eulanda Osagiede of "Hey, Dip Your Toes In," discuss how 2020 became the year of the pivot. They provide the real life insight business of being travel content creators and dispel much of the myths around it.


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    • 1 hr 12 min
    Rebroadcast: "A Journey by Choice" with Masauko Chipembere & Dr. Natasha Gordon-Chipembere (2020)

    Rebroadcast: "A Journey by Choice" with Masauko Chipembere & Dr. Natasha Gordon-Chipembere (2020)

    Masauko Chipembere & Dr. Natasha Gordon-Chipembere share how their cross-cultural histories, identities and experiences motivated their move to Heredia, Costa-Rica. Conversation includes their love story in South Africa, figuring out identity as a first-generation American, and what you have to consider if you're moving to Costa Rica.


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    • 1 hr 28 min
    Rebroadcast: “Freedom Work is Healing Work" with Darnell Fine (2020)

    Rebroadcast: “Freedom Work is Healing Work" with Darnell Fine (2020)

    Previously aired episode. Singapore-based Darnell Fine is an instructional coach and classroom teacher who applies radical imagination to the profession of teaching. In this episode, Darnell and Amanda have a frank discussion on the power of gatekeeping, the need to understand systemic oppression and the challenge in pushing the diversity conversation in recruitment, and especially in international schools.  


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    • 1 hr 21 min

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6 Ratings

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Highly Recommend

This is a fantastic podcast that covers a multitude of topics. Eye-opening and engaging! I recommend this to anyone interested in tuning in! :)

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