Cha Jones is an intercultural trainer, international speaker, philanthropist, and author. Her passions are centered on advocating for, educating, empowering, and encouraging women and minorities to explore the world through travel. She is the president of Global Bound Consulting a boutique international consulting company with offices in Nashville, Panama, and Costa Rica, assisting individuals and corporate clients, including Cartus, Chamness, and Shepell Group with intercultural training, expatriate coaching, relocation, and international job search.
Cha Jones is also the founder of Expat Women of Color, a non-profit 501c3 association supporting women who live, work, study, and/or travel abroad with the resources needed to help them live a productive life outside their country of origin.
Cha has written the New Urban International Migration: African American Women Moving Abroad, You Too! Can Live Abroad, and Every Girl Needs Her Pearls. Her journey as an expat began in Seoul South Korea where she lived and worked as an ESL instructor and university professor teaching English communications for over three years. She is an avid traveler who spent time in over forty-three states in the US, Bahamas, China, Dominican Republic, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, and Panama. Ms. Jones has a Masters in Intercultural Service, Leadership, and Management with a focus in International Education from the School for International Training (SIT) a division of World Learning in Brattleboro, VT. She also holds a certification in Life Coaching from the Spencer Institute in Rancho Santa Margarita, CA and Bachelors in Business Management with a focus in Marketing from Aquinas College in Nashville, TN.
Cha is originally from Omaha, NE has lived in Nashville off and on for over twenty years.