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Tonya Fitzpatrick
CEO and Executive Producer, World Footprints LLC
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About me

Tonya Fitzpatrick was appointed a Delegate to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women. She is currently being considered for a post on the United Nations Association National Council. A 3x TEDx presenter, Tonya loves talking about the transformative power of travel. Tonya is an international speaker and has presented at the Women’s Economic Forum (India & Portugal), the North American Travel Journalist Association (NATJA), and FestiGals conference in New Orleans. Tonya has also served as moderator for the Environmental Film Festival and a film presentation at the National Press Club. Tonya is a lawyer by training but an intrepid traveler and global citizen by heart and the latter inspired her to create World Footprints ( where she producers and co-hosts the multi award-winning World Footprints podcast with her husband, Ian.

Why did you join the community?

love connecting with the travel tribe

What is your favorite travel destination?

As travel journalists we have a deep love for many destinations.

Where do you dream of traveling to?


What was your first travel job?

Founder of the Bronze World Travel agency

What do you want to learn more about?

Cultures that are disappearing and world heritage sites that are in jeopardy.

Three words that describe why we should travel?

To experience transformation in our lives and foster positive change in the world.