Her Expat Experiences

Women from around the globe share their experiences of life abroad.


Self growth from Atlanta to Shanghai

“I truly wanted to experience living on my own and caring for myself just being independent and I felt leaving home was going to give me that push that I needed”

The challenges and rewards of a black family living in China.

Brandi shares her expat experience raising a black family in China “I definitely feel that my sons’ lives have been enriched through our experiences. My sons are not afraid to travel and have gained extensive knowledge about surviving outside of the USA. Their goals are more globally oriented.” Let’s start at the beginning: Where are … Continue reading The challenges and rewards of a black family living in China.

A British Ghanian in the UAE

Helen Debrah-Ampofo, aged 30, shares her expat journey moving from the UK to UAE. “It was easy to make friends because the UAE is very safe – people will meet you in a shop and invite you over for dinner that same night. And it’s normal.” Let’s start at the beginning: Where are you originally … Continue reading A British Ghanian in the UAE

Finding A Sense of Home, Abroad

Vanessa shares her journey migrating to the UK, the struggles she’s overcomed and her process for building stability overseas. “The most rewarding thing for me is just being in the city that I’ve always wanted to live in. No matter how hard life gets, sometimes I stop and look around at the city I’ve chosen … Continue reading Finding A Sense of Home, Abroad

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