Black Girls Travel Too
Danny Rivers-Mitchell, a wife, mother and founder/creator of Black Girls Travel Too (BGTT), a social travel network that creates responsible travel experiences globally. Black Girls Travel Too was founded in January 2015 as a statement to women of color that yes, we do travel and yes, we could have many more amazing and empowering experiences if we would only dare to reshape our thinking about not only who we are but also who we were created to be. BGTT has now matured into curating more specific experiences by creating experiences for travelers, with locals and local establishments in mind.
Travel, which Danny attributes to saving her life after growing up in underserved communities throughout Mobile, Alabama, has taken her to South Korea, where she lived for over a year while serving in the United States Army, and led her to experiences including couch surfing in Australia, wearing Sari’s in India, volunteering in the rural parts of Guatemala, riding 4×4’s in Dominican Republic, wearing big feathers during Carnival in Barbados, drinking massive amounts of tea in London, getting lost in France, River Dancing in Ireland, partying in a deeply underground cave in Trinidad, Cuba, enjoying several cups of coffee in Amsterdam, gracing the South lawn of the White House in 2016 during the presidency of Barrack Obama and so much more…
Danny’s passion for travel has led her to her final destination… her purpose! In the last quarter of 2017 she set out to create, Serving In Paradise Foundation, a non-profit organization created to assist in the redevelopment of overlooked and underserved communities. Beginning in Barbados, June 2018 Serving In Paradise Foundation will launch their first voluntourism trip.