CEO, World Footprints,
United StatesTonya Fitzpatrick, Esq. is co-Founder of World Footprints, a social impact travel storytelling content hub she runs with her husband, Ian, that has been recognized as Best Social Impact Travel Media Company by CEO Monthly. She is an award-winning travel and business journalist, global public speaker, 3-time TEDx speaker and frequent media guest. Tonya regularly shares her insights on career transitions, DEIA in travel and the transformative power of travel to audiences around the world through World Footprints, MSN.com and McClatchy Publishing. Recognized as Black Travel Journalists of the Year—an honor she shares with Ian, Tonya contributes her time and leadership to several boards in the travel community including the Maryland Tourism Development Board (political appointment) The Explorers Club (DC), North American Travel Journalists Association (NATJA) and JourneyWoman.