Nomad Stories - August 2020 - Recap

Meet 3 digital nomads who are living location independently, and learn how they got there.

Published on
August 21, 2020

Outsite regularly hosts Nomad Stories Panels. Our most recent took place in August 2020. Listen to the panel here, and find out how to get in touch with the speakers.

Topics of Discussion

🗺What prompted their desire for a location flexible lifestyle
💻What they do for work to maintain the lifestyle
🏡How coliving has played a role in their lifestyle
🌟Considerations: home base vs. no home base, work from home vs. nomadic
🔥Q&A time with the panelists

Meet the Panelists

Khyati Shah
📍 Medellin, Colombia
💻 Design Director and Educator
Khyati is an independent Design Director and Design Strategist. With a career spanning over 16 years working with leading studios in India, she has built herself a diverse range of clientele and skills which she continues to broaden as a remote consultant since 2017. Local at heart with a global perspective and keen eye for all things aesthetic, her passion for building intuitive brands and meaningful communication is inspired by travel, architecture and an innate curiosity of the world. She loves to immerse herself in the local life, culture and food of the places she travels to and is currently working remotely from South America.

Chris Andrew
📍 Venice Beach, U.S.A.
💻 Founder & President, Christopher International

Chris is a creator whose primary practice area is technology. With degrees in humanities and music, his inauguration in tech began when working to prevent gang recruitment. A self-taught technologist, he has worked as a consultant across industry sectors. As a nomad for the past two years, he has traveled to eight countries while managing teams on 4 continents. Southern California is home-base but he still retains his Kansas farm boy roots. He is father to three amazing humans, is an accomplished pianist, enjoys hiking, and endeavours to inspire creativity in others.

Mary Anne Terry
📍 Toronto, Canada
💻 Writer, Designer & Boundless Marketer

Writer, designer and boundless marketer, Mary Anne Terry supports boutique travel, hospitality and wellness brands. Through brand strategy and content creation, she helps these trailblazers tell their stories, connect with more of their ideal guests and sell their unique experiences with ease. An advocate of location independence and of slow travel, Mary Anne has lived around the globe and has explored 40 countries—and counting.

Moderator: Christina Wiese
📍Dallas, Texas

👩💻Head of Community and Events, Outsite
Christina helps organizations tell stories and build communities through events, experiences, and content development. She cut her teeth working on content marketing for the SXSW Film Festival before moving to California. In L.A., she worked as a digital strategist and writer for a boutique travel publishing company before finding a home on the Outsite team. When not in front of a laptop, you can usually find her hiking, swimming, and hammocking across the globe.

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