Elaine Lee

Elaine Lee was a featured speaker at the 2022 SF Bay Area Travel and Adventure Show

Good news! Elaine Lee was a featured speaker at the 2022 SF Bay Area Travel and Adventure Show which was held at the Santa Clara Convention Center.  On May 21st, she taught a travel writing class and was joined on stage by social media/marketing guru, Matthew Felix. Together they provided a top notch insight into …

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Elaine’s article wins second place in the Los Angeles Press Club’s 14th Annual National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Award Program.

Good news, my article came in 2nd place in the “Art Feature” segment of the Los Angeles Press Club’s 14th Annual Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards Program. It was right behind a New York Times story!!! How cool is that? No such thing as a small victory! The Award Ceremony was held on 2/17/22! https://lapressclub.org/ …

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“Traveling While Black” Round Table Discussion

On Monday, September 27,  World Tourism Day, former CNN travel reporter, Kalin Thomas  moderated the discussion “Traveling While Black: Tales & Tips from Black Women Travel Writers. To watch the discussion simply click here and wait at least 20 seconds: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1HbuEqwiVj3h9ibY2wgi_Q_fzsqvFD3HP/view

Excerpt from Interview with Elaine in Essence’s July Edition

A few of my travel tips are being featured in this month’s Essence Magazine. One of their staffers conducted an extensive interview with me a few weeks ago on the subject of road travel but they only showcased a small segment of the discussion and no picture. Darn it. Nonetheless, I am glad they sought me out, asked for input, gave me a shout out and an opportunity to encourage people to hit the road. No such thing as a small victory.

Spring Newsletter – 2021

Below is a link to the newsletter. https://ckarchive.com/b/o8ukhqhder6n Excerpt from the newsletter! Faith Adiele wrote episodes for HBO Max calm series one of which featured Mahershala Ali as a narrator of her writing as well as a calm app that features Idris Alba. The Alba one is a travel story set in Lesotho, South Africa.

“Walking Each Other Home: The Ministry of Presence and Song for the Dying”

“Walking Each Other Home: The Ministry of Presence and Song for the Dying” is the name of the story I wrote about the Threshold Choir for Alta Magazine. I am thrilled that they included it in their premier 2021 “year in review print edition.” The online version will be coming out soon.Its not a travel …

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Fall Newsletter – 2020

Here is a link to the Fall 2020 edition! https://ckarchive.com/b/d0ueh0hvg0ld Below is excerpt: Wavelength is the Black Travel Alliance’s premier networking event connecting the travel industry to Black travel journalists, creators, and influencers, taking place virtually on 5th December 2020 from 12 noon to 4 pm ET/5 pm to 9 pm BST. – Expedia Group …

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