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From the 11th Annual Shorty Awards


Finalist in Travel

About @spiritedpursuit

Noticing Africa’s “lack of accurate representation” in the travel and tourism communities, Cameroonian-American travel star Lee Litumbe is leading the charge for more Africans to tell Africa’s story. Quitting her corporate job to reconnect with her birthplace, Lee is quickly inspiring a growing community who want to discover her home wonders. Eager to show that “Africa is not defined by the poverty, conflict, disease, and socio-political issues that are constantly being projected by the media,” Lee’s rebranding is helping to inspire investment and tourism to often overlooked destinations.

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