Charish Badzinski is a writer, public relations consultant and founder of Rollerbag Goddess Global Communications, a small business committed to powerful storytelling. Charish has an extensive background in television, radio and print journalism, as well as marketing and communications. Throughout her career she has won many awards for news and features reporting, travel writing and food journalism, including two Solas Awards and an honorable mention for the Best Travel Writing 2021.
Charish works with a wide variety of clients and marketing partners to meet their strategic content and brand journalism needs across numerous vertical markets, including health care, business technologies, commercial and residential real estate, construction, IT, photography, and non-profit organizations. She is the host of a series of live monthly conversations, as well as a podcast, about some of the biggest social issues of our time, Exploring Intersections: Catholic Sisters on Racism, Migration and Climate. She also serves as editor for Messy Jesus Business podcast, which features conversations with thought leaders in the Catholic faith tradition as well as other activists who are forging solutions for social challenges we face today.
Charish strives to better understand our world and the complex issues humankind faces through her work and her travels, which have taken her to 49 countries and six continents. She is passionate about social justice, human rights, preservation of the planet, and the availability of potable water for all people. Charish writes about these issues and others, as they relate to the life lessons of travel, on her award-winning travel blog.