Danny Madzura, our guest on this episode of the Other Expats podcast, talks about getting lost in Cuba and speaking Spanish, the career advantage of being multilingual, being a black expat in a pandemic, and more.
1.20 – Ending up in Malaysia
3.25 – Getting lost in Cuba and speaking Spanish
6.53 – The language advantage in careers
8.10 – Challenges being a Black expat in Malaysia
14.42 – The Malaysian social circle
23.13 – For most companies, diversity and inclusion is just about the optics. The percentage of Black employees should not be the selling point of your organization
28.20 – The confusion over accents
30.45 – The challenge of renting an apartment as a Black expat
32.40 – Being a Black expat in pandemic
36.00 – Some good out of the hell of the pandemic
38.06 – Advice to African, Black, POCs, as well as students who want to be expats in Malaysia
44.50 – Favorite Malaysian food
46.18 – How have you changed as a result of working abroad?
This episode of the Other Expats podcast was produced by Chukwudi Barrah. The intro soundtrack is by Big Mean Sound Machine edited by Small Room Productions. Subscribe to the Other Expats podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play Music, Overcast, Pocket Casts, and Anchor, and sign up for our monthly newsletters otherexpats.com/subscribe. You can also connect with us and let us know how you feel on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn, or send us an email via hello @ otherexpats.com.