“I live on the road. My home is the world.” Living between the United States and Morocco, Yasmine began her international career at the young age of 17 when she moved to Kansas as a young ambassador for the Arab world.
In this interview, Yasmine shares how to have authentic travel experiences around the world. Her startup, Voyaj, provides a unique way of social networking (literally!) by matching up potential travelers with local hosts around the world that best fit their travel interests.
An advocate for women empowerment and modern Arab identity in the West, Yasmine believes that person-to-person connection is the best way to break down cultural barriers and comfort zones.
Yasmine El Baggari is the Moroccan Founder and CEO of Voyaj, an online platform that matches people, worldwide, to provide them with genuine experiences – sharing cultures and beliefs and opening hearts and minds. She is also an undergraduate student at Hampshire College in Massachusetts. Yasmine’s research focuses on women’s empowerment and the concept of identity, morality, and cultural evolution for Arab Muslim students in the West.
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