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Zim Ugochukwu: Meet a Woman Changing The Face of Global Travel

March 7, 2016

Because travelers are black and should be seen.

I dare you to look at Zim Ugochukwyu’s Instagram and not get Wanderlust. The twenty-something CEO of Travel Noire founded the site after being frustrated with the lack of images of black travelers on social media. So you have her to blame for where your money goes after checking out her site.

Seeing a void and filling it is the name of the game for so many of our 31 Under 31 mentions. However in doing so Ugochukwu also raises the bar for what blacks should expect from life, as she quotes, ”Live fully in the season you are in, because you won’t get it back.”

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Also check out Zim’s presentation at at the Skift Global Forum where she spoke about the growing global community of black travelers:


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