JourneyWoman Webinar: Less-Travelled South America on June 25

by | Jun 4, 2024

The aerial view of the river surrounded by dense green vegetation. Amazon River, Ecuador, South America.
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Featured image: South America is full of adventures for curious women / Photo from Envato

Where and when to go to South America

With 12 countries and more than 420 million people, South America hosts dozens of nationalities, languages, cultures, and faiths. Early archeological evidence suggests that people have been occupying South America since 16,500 BC, but the arrival of Europeans in the 16th century radically altered its social and political landscape. 

This month on our webinar series, we look to South America (inclusive of Central and Latin America). On our 30 Places for Women to Travel to in 2024″ list, curated from our own experiences in South America, including the Ecuadorian Andes and Medellin, Colombia.  But there’s even more to discover, as our experts will share with us. (Check out our South America book list here!)

So when is the best time to go and what less-travelled places can we explore? We’ve invited three women leaders from our JourneyWoman Women’s Travel Directory to join us and share their top tips and insider secrets on our webinar on June 25, 2024 at 2 pm EDT.

When: Tuesday, June 25, 2024

When: 2 pm  – 3pm EDT (check local time zones here)

Where: Zoom! Sign up below for the link. Capacity is 100 women. The session will be recorded and shared on our YouTube channel for those who can’t join us.

What questions do you have about South America?

In partnership with women-owned businesses from our JourneyWoman Women’s Travel Directory we’ll share perspectives about where to go, what to do and how to create the right experience for you.

We’ll answer all of your questions, such as:

  • Why is this a great time to travel at home?
  • What country is the best destination for first-time solo travellers?
  • What are some less-travelled places to explore?
  • How can you find ethically responsible companies to travel with? 
  • When is the right time to go?
  • How do you get there?
  • What’s the benefit of a group tour versus going on your own?
map of south america

There are 12 countries in South America, the fourth largest continent on Earth/ Source: Library of Congress 

Webinar Participants

Hosted by Carolyn Ray, CEO and Editor, JourneyWoman, participants include:

 Panelists: 

  • Katie Beckwith, Manager, Rebecca Adventure Travel: Rebecca Adventure Travel is committed to empowering women through transformative journeys. With all-female directors, Rebecca Adventure Travel prioritizes creating a safe and inclusive environment for women to confidently explore less-travelled places in Ecuador, Colombia and Peru.
  • Chris Braunlich, Conservation Volunteers International Program (VIP) : ConservationVIP is an environmental nonprofit dedicated to helping sustain some of the world’s greatest landscapes, cultural heritage sites, and biodiversity.
  • Marika Roberson, INCA (International Nature and Cultural Adventures): INCA began in the 1970s as a family adventure when Bill Roberson, a scientist and professor, and his two daughters, Kim and Marika, travelled to Peru and the Galapagos Islands. They had such an adventurous, entertaining and educational time that they couldn’t wait to share it with their friends. And so a company was born.
Carolyn Ray JourneyWoman

Carolyn Ray, JourneyWoman (Moderator)

Katie Beckwith

Katie Beckwith, Rebecca Adventure Travel

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Chris Braunlich, Conservation VIP

marika Roberton INCA

Marika Roberson, INCA Travel

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