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Each week throughout Black History Month, we'll celebrate Black creators using their platforms to move the culture forward by telling Black stories and amplifying Black voices. On Wednesday February 3rd, we're bringing the first installment in our #GenBlack is Unapologetic series of Instagram Live Q&As with Jessica Nabongo, the first documented Black woman to visit every country in the world. Jessica is not only a seasoned traveler, writer and photographer who has built up a community and shared Black stories via her platforms, but she also created a boutique luxury travel company that focuses on curated itineraries to countries in Africa, Central and South American, and the Caribbean.

Tune into Elevate’s Instagram Live at 12pm PT on Wednesday February 3rd, for Jessica Nabongo’s Q&A with Facebook’s Partnerships Lead, Cassandra Campbell!

Jessica Nabongo | Guest Speaker

A Detroit-born Ugandan-American who got her start with traveling when she was just four years old, Jessica has now become the first black woman to travel to every country in the world.

Jessica is a cultural ambassador, travel writer, photographer and entrepreneur whose work is about changing the travel narrative and making the travel space more inclusive. She is the founder and CEO of Jet Black, a boutique luxury travel firm that specializes in tourism to countries in Africa, the Caribbean, and Central and South America; as well as The Catch, a lifestyle brand featuring goods acquired during her global adventures.

Jessica is committed to raising cultural awareness and encourages people to think positively about other countries and the world at large, so that we don’t miss out on opportunities to have amazing experiences with our neighbors.