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Hi everyone! I'm looking to leave the consulting world but don't know where to start. I live in the DMV so everything is government and/government consulting. I'm looking for a place that has an international presence that will help me expand my world view. Also looking for a place where I feel that the intersection of my race and gender is a welcoming attribute....done with the microaggressive attitudes that leads to psychological torture the consulting world has to offer.

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I feel you, but that's why I left DC. For me, the cooler work was elsewhere. Now I'm banking in Charlotte. Good luck on your search!

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@VP Are you still single or do you have a family? That makes a world of a difference as well.

If you’re open to working at international NGOs, there are tons HQ’d in DC that give you opportunities to travel. I did before consulting and loved it but the pay is much less. The work is way more rewarding though

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