Archive for: FIGT

Families in Global Transition Conference 2017 (#FIGT18NL)

March 8-10, 2018 “Diverse voices celebrating the past, present, and future of globally mobile lives.” From the intimate round tables at Ruth Van Reken’s kitchen,  the annual FIGT conference has become a highly-anticipated “reunion of strangers” who gather in far-away locales to celebrate the beauty of our unique tribe. To properly honour this milestone, FIGT […]

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Jo Parfitt offers a great opportunity to budding expat writers

Jo says… For many I have attended the Families in Global Transition Conference (FIGT). First in Indianapolis, then in Houston, then in Washington, DC and now in The Hague. Next March not only will the conference take place in The Hague but it will be FIGT’s 20th anniversary. As if that is not exciting enough, […]

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Insights and Interviews from the 2016 FIGT Conference: out now

Moving Across Cultures: Bringing Empathy and Expertise to the Evolving Global Family When a conference is as great as #FIGT16NL you want to remember all that you learned and were inspired by during the Keynotes, the Concurrent Sessions, the fast-paced Ignites and at the Kitchen Tables. It’s impossible to attend every session and for many it is impossible […]

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Insights and Interviews from the 2015 FIGT Conference

Insight and Interviews from the 2015 Families in Global Transition Conference: Finding ‘Home’ Amidst Global Change. Out on Summertime Publishing and available in print and Kindle on Amazon.

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The Pascoe Parfitt Writing Residents 2017

The Parfitt Pascoe Residents for #FIGT17 have been announced. This year the quality and number of applications was amazingly high and I am thrilled to introduce you to Jane from Australia, who is now a repatriate, Tone from Norway who currently lives in Oman, Mariam from Pakistan, who currently lives in Dubai, and Sarah, an American […]

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