Money
Black Women in Europe, Women & Money

Your Life Upgraded-Make Money Monday

Create a free investment plan with Ellevest* that crunches the numbers based on the realities of gender-based pay. SOURCE: Ellevest Close your eyes. Picture where you want to be a year from now. Five years from now. Forty years from now. What do you need to make that happen? We want to help you make your money …

Venus Noire
Black Women in Europe

Reading list/Gift idea: Vénus Noire

Black Women and Colonial Fantasies in Nineteenth-Century France (Race in the Atlantic World, 1700–1900 Ser.) Even though there were relatively few people of color in postrevolutionary France, images of and discussions about black women, in particular, appeared repeatedly in a variety of French cultural sectors and social milieus. In Vénus Noire, Robin Mitchell shows how …

Black Women Meditate
black amsterdam, black Holland

Black Women Meditate

Black Women Meditate is a black-owned, Amsterdam based, social organization led by Marilyn Grando. Marilyn Grando is a black Dutch native of Surinamese descent. In 2009 she was introduced to Vipassana meditation, which helped her cope with her father’s death. In meditation, she found a way to deal with this traumatic and sudden loss.  Marilyn …

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African Diaspora, Black Women in Europe, Self Love

Exclusive Discount for THE UPCOMING SELF LOVE RETREAT | Your Very Own Honeymoon

Invest in your health and well being and attend Shetribe’s Self-Love retreat in Ghana. Your very own honeymoon. NOTE: Members of the two private social network groups on Facebook have access to our exclusive discount code. We have a group for members in Europe and one for sisters globally. If you’re not already with us, …

black Scandinavia, black Sweden

Scratch of Sweden Celebrates 30 Years of Nail Food

Marie Houston has built one of Sweden’s most enduring beauty brands. Her range of luscious lacquers is second to none. Women, and more recently men flock to the colors like moths to a flame. The iconic Nail Food got a gorgeous 30th Anniversary bottle. Congratulations, Marie! Here she is pictured on the left with one …

afrocenchix
black England, black UK

Afrocenchix – Black hair care from the UK

At Afrocenchix we believe the little things in life should be simple. We blend natural and organic ingredients with expertise to make hair care as simple as possible. Supporting Britain is important to us so we work with UK scientists and chemists to formulate high quality products, we manufacture in the UK and support British suppliers. Our products are never tested on animals, …

ANGÉLIQUE KIDJO
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ANGÉLIQUE KIDJO in Antwerp

ANGÉLIQUE KIDJO “SINGS” WITH THE ANTWERP SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Angelica Kidjo © Sonia and Mauro Antwerp Symphony Orchestra – Gast Waltzing direction – Angélique Kidjo singing Angélique Kidjo has delighted music lovers around the world, particularly through her collaborations with artists such as Alicia Keys, Herbie Hancock and Bono. During this concert, the Beninese superstar performs, with the Antwerp Symphony Orchestra, a …

theBlackbox
black denmark, black Scandinavia

The blacbox launched this week

theBlacBox is a bi-monthly subscription box for black women in Europe. We source all our products from black-owned businesses around the world and tailor each box to every subscriber using their profile. In each BlacBox, you’ll receive 2 products for skincare, 2 products for haircare and 2 products that match your skin tone. For 350kr, you’ll get 6 products delivered …

black Norway

Babou Olengha-Aaby Founder & CEO of The Next Billion

Babou Olengha-Aaby is the Founder & CEO of The Next Billion, a for profit- for impact driven startup on a mission to ‘change the way we see business’. Closing the visibility gap for women in business globally by empowering the next generation of women entrepreneurs, manufacturers, producers and employers to show up. Be visible. Congolese …

Anne-Marie Imafidon
Black Women in Europe

She founded Stemettes, and we love Dr Anne-Marie Inafiden

And we’re not the only ones. Here is what others have to say about her. “Great skills. Role model. Fun. Perfect for our audience. They loved her!” Google “Incredibly interesting, engaging and motivating…fitted perfectly into our panel discussion and contributed a lot to the overall discussion!” Oxford University Society Read how fierce she is. Dr …

black amsterdam, black Holland, Black Netherlands

Coloured Goodies Taking the World by Storm

We introduced you to the fabulous Power Lister Ellen Brudet several times. We met in 2006 when Coloured Goodies was in its infancy specializing in graphic design. Ellen went on to create the first black doll shop in Europe. But her dolls are more than just dolls. They are mirrors into children’s souls. Some have …

Power List
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Pierrette Herzberger Fofana – Power Woman

Politics Germany Member of European ParliamentAlliance 90/The GreensGroup of the Greens/European Free Alliance Afro-German politician, human rights activist, and scholar Pierrette Herzberger-Fofana was born in Bamako, Mali, but grew up in Dakar, Senegal, the daughter of a Cape Verdean mother, Dona Joaquina Semedo-Lopès, who was Christian, and a Guinean father who was Muslim. Her early experience with nationalities and religions greatly influenced the course …

Power List
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Peagie Woobay – Power Woman

Peagie Woobay: Sweden Philanthropy I became pregnant at the age of 15. However, I never allowed the pregnancy to doom my future because I was determined, strong and ambitious and wanted to succeed in life. I could not have done so, however, without the support I had from my parents and extended family network. I …

Power List
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Maxette Pirbakas – Power Woman

Politics: France Member of European ParliamentNational RallyIdentity and Democracy Group In December 2014, she became the head of the Departmental Federation of Farmers’ Unions (FDSEA) in Guadeloupe. In 2016, she was appointed a member of the FNSEA board of directors . She became a member of the Chamber of Agriculture in Guadeloupe in 2013. In 2018, she was appointed to the Social …

Power List
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Kristin Lewis – Power Woman

Arts: Austria Soprano Kristin Lewis, a lyrico-spinto soprano, has graced the stages of many of the world’s leading opera houses. Noted for her well-focused, majestic sound, rich in overtones and rare blend of piano culture, she has been directed by and among the most illustrious conductors. A native of Little Rock, Arkansas/USA, Ms. Lewis grew up …

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Black Women in Europe, Power List, Powerful Woman

Eunice Olumide – Power Woman

Public Figure: UK Model, Actress, DJ, TV Personality Originally born in Edinburgh, Scotland Eunice Olumide is an international supermodel, broadcaster and curator.  In 2017 she was awarded an MBE for her contribution to Arts, Broadcasting and Charity work.   She has  appeared  in world wide campaigns, fashion weeks and editorials such including WAD Paris, ID Magazine, Dazed & Confused, …

Power List
Black Women in Europe, Power List, Powerful Woman

Bernardine Evaristo – Power Woman

Literature: UK Booker Prize Winner ‘As a writer of fictions I like to mix things up temporally, spatially and stylistically – to cross the borders of genre, race, culture, gender, history and sexuality, most recently in Girl, Woman, Other and Mr Loverman. My Afro-diasporic interests have led me to writing books that connect ancient and modern history with …