vegan cosmetics
African Diaspora

The vegan cosmetics brands you need to know about

Veganism is on the rise, sales of vegan foods in America are growing ten times faster than food sales as a whole. The Economist has reported that 2019 will be ‘The year of the vegan’, with the trend going mainstream, compared to previously being a minority within a minority. It is also moving from simply …

Ellevest
Women & Money

Make Money Monday: Self-care 101: Hot Baths, Yoga, Investing.

Create a free investment plan with Ellevest* that crunches the numbers based on the realities of gender-based pay. Self-care is whatever you do to take care of your mental, emotional, and physical health. Are you doing that for your future self? Here’s how planning and saving for retirement is more like yoga than you think. “We want …

Ellevest
Women & Money

Make Money Monday: The Biggest Investing Mistake Women Make.

Create a free investment plan with Ellevest* that crunches the numbers based on the realities of gender-based pay. You may have seen articles about mistakes investors make. But surprise: Those are men’s biggest mistakes. The biggest investing mistakes women make, says Ellevest CEO and Co-Founder Sallie Krawcheck, are very different. Here’s why. “We want you to meet Ellevest because Black …

Soul Food
black france, Black Paris

MARCH 15-17, 2019 marks MAISON’s INAUGURAL SOUL FOOD ATELIER series

Featuring CHEF JENNIFER BOOKER, the Cordon Bleu Paris Certified chef and author of the “FIELD PEAS TO FOIE GRAS“ cookbook that artfully blends traditional Southern dishes with French techniques, the series includes a champagne and dining experience, cooking class, demo, and Soul Food Pop-Up. ABOUT THE CHEF:  Reality television personality, entrepreneur and cookbook author, Chef Jennifer …

Venus Williams
African Diaspora, Women & Money

International Women’s Day: Venus Williams, Ellevest, and Our Money

We may never be the world’s best tennis player but we can invest in our futures. Create a free investment plan with Ellevest* that crunches the numbers based on the realities of gender-based pay. Let’s not forget how bad as* Venus Williams is. She is a former world number 1. She and her sister Serena dominated women’s …

Stockholm – International Women’s Day: Our Voices, Our Truths
Black Women in Europe

Stockholm – International Women’s Day: Our Voices, Our Truths

Celebrate International Women’s Day with the American Club of Sweden and the American Women’s Club in Stockholm. We’ll have presentations and a moderated discussion with Bayo Callender and Andrea Pippin. March 8, 2019 @ Embassy House, Linnegatan 89C, 115 23 Stockholm, from 6 – 7.30- pm. PRESENTERS Bayo Callender is a US-trained attorney, mediator, and …

International Women's Day
African Diaspora, black England, black UK

London – International Women’s Day 2019

Come and celebrate International Women’s day with a difference! Diversity, Inclusion and Intersectional experiences of age, race and gender in today’s Global universe. A panel of “Ordinary” women from various continents who lead extraordinary lives followed by Q&A and an open discussion. They share their journey, the lessons learnt and honour the contribution of women …

Black Women in Europe

Afropolitan 2019

For its third edition the Afropolitan Festival, together with it’s partners, dives into the Kinshasan and Congolese art scene which plays with borders and permeates life on both sides of the river Congo.Afrofeminists from Africa and Europe are invited to share their work with the public. Fashion takes an important place with the presence of a New African Wave …

Sabina Deciree
black Scandinavia, black Sweden

One of Sweden’s Most Popular YouTubers: Sabina Deciree

She’s garnered over 16 million views. I saw her on a TV morning show interview about a new SVT1 series on the life behind the vloggers. I learned her mother died from cancer when she was 11 years old. Up until then it had just been “the two of them against the world”. You can …

2018 Power List
Black Women in Europe

2018 Black Women in Europe™ Power List: A list of Our Own©

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN – Nov 11, 2018 — The Black Women in Europe™ blog, created in 2006 by Adrianne George, released its 9th Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2017 – A List of Our Own© that pays tribute to 9 outstanding black women in the following categories: Activism, Education, Entrepreneurship, Media, Politics, Society and Writing. …

vote
2018 US Mideterm Elections, Black Women in Europe

If you’re a black American women in Europe it may not be too late to vote today.

I woke up scared today. I know two African Americans who live outside of the US who have not voted in their State’s midterm elections. I feel like I have failed and it makes me cry real tears. But if you haven’t voted and woke up today wanting to, depending on your State you can …

2018 Power List
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Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2018 – A List of Our Own©

Our 9th list. The 2018 awardees are in the following categories: Activism, Education, Entrepreneurship, Media, Politics, Society and Writing. Biorgraphical and more informatoin about the awardees will be published soon. For now feel free to share the YouTube video above and the Slideshare presentation.

I voted
2018 US Mideterm Elections

I Voted in the US Midterm Elections From Sweden. What about you?

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT for my American sisters and brothers: If (LIKE ME – you did not receive your ballot to vote in the US Midterm Elections you can complete an emergency ballot. Find that here: https://www.fvap.gov/uploads/FVAP/Forms/fwab2013.pdf You will have to go to your State’s board of elections website to research the names of your candidates …

Aleto Foundation
Black Women in Europe

Aleto Foundation Black History Month Leadership Learning Skills day

Are you a graduate or know one that would benefit from hearing from some of our community’s most inspirational leaders? Aleto Foundation is holding a Black History Month Leadership Learning Skills day hosted by the Tri-Forces on HMS President on the banks of the River Thames at St Katherine’s Dock SE1 Tuesday 30th October, and …