Women in Travel
An inclusive space of educational resources and tools to better support women in the travel industry.
Please note that we use the terms “female” and “women” in the vertical to refer to any individual who identifies as a woman or with femininity, including transwomen and transfeminine and non-binary individuals.
"In fact, the workforce in Kilimanjaro, Peru’s Inca Trail, and Nepal’s Himalayan trails are dominated by porters. Why? Typically, for every tourist, two or more porters are assigned to carry gear. Yet, despite the sheer number of porters working in the trekking tourism industries of Nepal, Peru, and Tanzania, the voices of porters are hardly heard and valued when it comes to ensuring their working conditions are equitable."
Explore this wonderful article, written by Marinel de Jesus (she/her), on why workforce equity and porter's needs and opinions are important.
Introducing WeTravel’s Academy Resource For Women – And Men To Support Women
Our commitment is to bring BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, cis women, any individual who identifies as a woman or with femininity, including transwomen, transfeminine, and non-binary individuals, together, in one place.