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February 2, 2018

Does my headwrap appropriate African culture?

Let’s start with some context. I am a proud African American woman from the South radiating with #BlackGirlMagic. I’ve been celebrating my African heritage for years […]
April 20, 2017

Call Me Grateful…

“Hey Mom, would you like to go on a mother-daughter adventure?” “Well, maybe”, I replied. “Where to?” Imagine my surprise when my daughter said South Africa. My […]
February 22, 2017

#JelaniWomenTravel: One of my proudest life moments

I had never been to the islands and had limited international travel experience up until that point, so to say that I was nervous is a […]
January 18, 2017

Facing My Fears

I have always loved to travel since I was a little girl.  This was not my first time traveling to the continent of Africa as I […]
November 18, 2016

Traveling With A Purpose Changed My Life

“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” Simply put- Traveling with Jelani Women changed my life. Instead of […]
July 4, 2016

Best Last Minute Decision Ever!

Traveling-it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller. –Ibn Butta. I remember getting the phone call from my line sister, Tashima Garner about the […]
July 4, 2016

5 Reasons Why I Love Kenya

My love for Kenya speaks to every one my senses. Here are 5 reasons why I’ve fallen in love with this amazing country and why you […]