“Let go of the fear”: Life lessons from the first Black woman to visit every country in the world
When she quit her six-figure salary corporate job in 2008 and moved to Japan to teach English, Jessica Nabongo had been to nine countries—and never traveled solo. But it was the beginning of something. Three years ago, she became the first Black woman to travel to every one of the 195 countries and 10 territories recognized by the UN (United Nations) at the time. Her final stop was the Seychelles, where she arrived on October 6th, 2019.