femmes en expatriation

L’expatriation : un Cadeau Masculin ?

Femmes en expatriation : ça bouge! « Cette opportunité est un cadeau » me confiait Ana, il y a peu. Je suis 100% d’accord avec elle ! Et mes nombreuses années passées à l’étranger viennent conforter cette conviction. Seule ombre au tableau, il y a toujours moins de femmes en expatriation que d’hommes. L’expatriation reste un cadeau fait …

Être une femme expatriée, témoignage d’Ezgi. 

  Être une femme expatriée, témoignage d’Ezgi.  Je m’appelle Ezgi, je suis originaire d’Istanbul en Turquie. Je dirais que je suis rêveuse, aventurière et voyageuse. Je tiens aussi un blog donc on peut dire que je suis blogueuse. J’aime aussi beaucoup le vélo. J’adore toucher la vie des gens et être impliqué dans des projets …

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Pregnant during my expatriation

Pregnant during my expatriation My name is Malgorzata Pietrzykowska, I’m from Poland, I’ve lived a bigger part of my life abroad. I am married to a Mexican.  I was pregnant during my expatriation and I gave birth one year ago.  During your expatriation you were pregnant, were you apprehensive about giving birth abroad? « Yes, very …

The expatriation of Elenice, an opportunity to learn!

The expatriation of Elenice, an opportunity to learn!   Elenice is an expat partner in France. She made her expatriation an opportunity to learn, develop new skills for her future life! Let’s discover her!   How was Elenice’s life before her expatriation ?  She comes from São Paulo in Brazil. She was a financial manager.   …

Dawn, a twinkly expat partner from Singapore

Dawn, a twinkly expat partner from Singapore Dawn is an expat partner in France. She followed French courses with us and take part to our event Absolutely Talented to manage with the logistics coordination. Let’s discover her !   Where were you before Paris?  Where do you come from? I’m from Singapore, a small city-state in …

Hayley, a talented expat partner who gets a job in France!

Hayley, a talented expat partner who gets a job in France!   Hayley is an expat partner we welcome, discover who she is and the talent she is! She gets a job in France! Expat partners are talents! Hello Hayley, You are an expat partner in France.  Where were you before Paris ? I lived in the Yarra …

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Le confinement des conjoints d’expatrié

Le confinement des conjoints d’expatrié Pourquoi le confinement est différent pour les conjoints d’expatrié ?     Le confinement est une période difficile pour tous. Cette période est d’autant plus compliquée quand vous êtes loin de votre famille : et oui la distance joue quand même sur le côté psychologique, même si l’on ne se rencontre …

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Expatriation : still a men’s business

Men in Expatriation : still a men’s business     In my previous article (Partners of Expatriates: These Lost Talents), I mentioned a significant number : 92% of accompanying partners are women. In other words, in only 8% of cases of expatriation, it is the man who follows his wife abroad. When one has to …

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5 million expatriate women worldwide : expat partners

5 million women followed their partner in expatriation 8 million companies send expatriates abroad  Only 25% are expatriate women (overall figure, 8% of French expatriates!) Still too few expatriate women The majority of expatriate women living abroad are partners of expatriates, and only 20% of them will have the chance to find a job, knowing …

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Se créer une vie professionnelle en expatriation : continuer ou innover ?

Se créer une vie professionnelle en expatriation : continuer ou innover ? Le grand doute… continuer ou innover ? Par Nur et Joanna Et si on continuait notre vie professionnelle ? Ça serait bien pour se sentir engagé à faire quelque chose, afin d’avoir une indépendance mentale et économique pour se développer… … Et si on innovait ? Alors, la …

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Guillaume’s testimony – Divorce during an expatriation

Guillaume’s testimony – Divorce during an expatriation Guillaume, can you tell us about your background? I was born and raised in France. At the end of my studies in general medicine I decided to go into humanitarian work. During an experience in Congo Brazzaville I met my ex-wife. I followed her to Bolivia where we …

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Expatriation: only a Man’s Business?

Expatriation: only a Man’s Business?   In my previous article (Expatriate Spouses: these lost talents), I mentioned that Expatriate women account for only 8% of expatriation projects. In that case, the expatriate is a woman and the male partner is the expat partner. In other words, 92% of expat partners are women! When choosing between …

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Expat Partners, Expat spouses : Lost Talents!

Expat partners : lost talents!   Qualified partners   Today 92% of expat partners are women; the trend is however evolving slowing. Let’s take a look at the profile of these expat partners and why are we referring to them as “lost talents”, is there possible solutions? One point I’d like to make straight away: …

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How to find a Babysitter at night in Paris

How to find a Babysitter at night in Paris As expat who has just moved to Paris, you’re looking for an occasional babysitter or a family needing to find regular bilingual childcare during the day or at night, then this post about babysitting in Paris is exactly what you need!   Here are the 3 best …

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How to be friends with your French neighbours

How to be friends with your French neighbours     You have just arrived in France with your family and you have to face a new language, new environment, new culture, and new habits… Your social life is totally shaken and you have to create a new one. Don’t worry,here you will find everything to help …

L’expatriation : encore une affaire d’hommes

L’expatriation : encore une affaire d’hommes   Encore trop d’hommes dans l’expatriation? Dans mon précédent article (Les conjoints d’expatriés : ces talents perdus), j’ai fait mention d’un chiffre lourd de sens : 92% des conjoints accompagnateurs, sont des femmes. Autrement dit, dans seulement 8% des cas d’expatriation, c’est l’homme qui suit son épouse à l’étranger. Quand il faut …

Où pique-niquer avec ses enfants dans Paris ?

Où pique-niquer avec ses enfants dans Paris ? Top 3 des meilleurs parcs dans Paris pour pique-niquer avec ses enfants Parc Floral de Paris   – – – – – – – – – – – En plus d’être un endroit idéal pour un moment « pique-nique en famille », le parc Floral de la capitale propose …

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What is a Justificatif de domicile ?

Justificatif de domicile : What is it ? Literally, a “justificatif de domicile” is a proof of address/residence. In order to open a bank account in France, or any other account under your name (phone, gym, etc..). You will need to provide a « justificatif de domicile », to prove that you live in France or in Paris. …