The story of Sojoourn

Updated: Jan 26, 2021

So many people ask me... "Why do you do what you do?" This is why! 


Meet Emmanuelle


For those of you who don’t know me, let me introduce myself. Hello, my name is Emmanuelle Gimenez. I’m French and I founded Sojoourn in 2018 with the simplest idea to bring people together. A lot has happened since and I couldn't be more proud to the Sojoourn community.


I had the opportunity to live abroad in Mexico and in Argentina during my studies and it was one of the best experiences of my life. It was quite literally life-changing. When I came back to Paris I was working as a chemical engineer for 5 years, but I found it quite difficult to reintegrate into the French lifestyle and French society. My experience as an expat has changed me and I was not fitting in the box anymore. So I decided to quit my well-paid job to create my own company, Sojoourn.


Today Sojoourn is the leading net