Victoria Childress: Over the Moon in Orvieto, Italy

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Victoria Childress is the Founder of GIRLGO, Moderator of the Blaxit Global Facebook group, and a mother based in Orvieto, Italy. She works as a Writer and Communications Strategist, operating an international communications agency for over 15 years.

Victoria studied abroad in Italy as a teenager, which opened her eyes to the additional freedom you can have when you live internationally. Through her business, she connects young girls to cultural exchange, education, career, and global impact opportunities. She has a special interest in helping families relocate abroad, to lead better, more fulfilling lifestyles. Hear her perspective on the pandemic response in Italy vs the U.S., how her daughter’s upbringing in Italy differs from her own in the US, and how to inspire a close family member to join you in living abroad.

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Chrishan Wright is the visionary behind Blaxit Global—an influential platform inspiring and empowering the African diaspora to embrace a life abroad. As the dynamic host of the Blaxit Global Podcast, Chrishan amplifies the stories of Black expats, weaving a narrative that transcends boundaries.

Chrishan's impact extends far beyond the podcast, as she's become a sought-after freelance journalist and speaker. Her compelling insights have garnered attention from media outlets including The New York Times, HuffPost, PBS, InStyle Magazine, The Houston Chronicle, Travel Noire, and more. As a speaker, she brings a unique perspective on the intersection of culture, identity, and the transformative power of relocation.

Beyond her professional pursuits, Chrishan is a devoted mother to two adult children. Fueling her passion for exploration, she embarked on her own journey, leaving the United States in 2023 to call Lisbon, Portugal, home. Chrishan's story is not just about relocation; it's a testament to the profound impact of embracing change and finding empowerment in the global tapestry of life. Join Chrishan on this transformative journey and let her experiences inspire your own adventure abroad.

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