Anna Dell’Era Dance and Movement Classes at the Othella Dallas Dance School in Basel

Dance and Movement Classes @ the Othella Dallas Dance School Every Friday 17:00 – 18:15, 18:30 – 19:45 Uhr Debut Class November 27, 2009 Predigergässlein 18 (Totentanz), Basel Saturday classes available for children (while parents are shopping), advance reservation necessary: http://www.anna-dell-era.com/ About Anna Dell’Era Born in North Carolina, Anna attained a Bachelor of Arts-English from …

Photo exhibition in Stockholm Ghetto Fresh Fashionistas från Soweto,South Africa

Stocktown and The Royal Dramatic Theater presents an exclusive photo exhibiton by Johannesburg based photographer Chris Saunders. Smarteez is a unique, fresh and colorful style phenomenon born out of the streets of Soweto and often compared to Tokyo´s Harajuku Girls. Free entrance: Dramaten Lejonkulan foajé Time: Friday 20 Nov starts at 20.30 What more: film, …

Do you know someone who should be ALIVE Magazine’s Woman of the Year?

ALIVE online magazine is accepting nominations for the 2010 ALIVE Magazine Women of the Year. Nominations will be accepted until December 14, 2009 at which time the review committee will select 9 women to receive the designation of an ALIVE Magazine 2010 Woman of the Year. Nominees must be a woman of color ages 12 …

WDLS-Europe, Vienna 2010: limited registration available with early bird bonus through 30 January!

WDLS-Europe, Vienna 2010: limited registration available with early bird bonus! Register now, meet and share innovative trends and strategies with top regional and global diversity thought leaders on the future of diversity and talents management by 2020. Discuss good practices and develop future strategies with CEOs, ministers, policy and decision makers, diversity practitioners etc. Share …

Looking for Black Americans living abroad to give advice to Americans who want to live abroad

I am working on a project that includes compiling advice from Americans who have lived abroad for Americans who want to live abroad. I would be grateful if you took a few moments to write your 5 sentences or less quote via the link below. And I would be doubly grateful if you asked other …

Audio coverage of the 3rd EU Equality Summit

UPDATE: There are 12 audio clips that will be uploaded here. For optimal listening enjoyment please use your headphones. Here is the audio from the workshop titled Media futures – the equality challenge in focus moderated by Aidan White. The panelists were: Dorothy Byrnem Head of News and Current Affairs, Channel 4 Television (Inspirational message), …

Live coverage of the 3rd Annual European Union Equality Summit

UPDATE: I am uploading videos from today’s program. The third Equality Summit will be held in Stockholm on 16–17 November. This is an annual event for ministers, chairs of national equality bodies, chairs of NGOs at EU level, EU social partners and representatives of international organisations. The purpose is to share knowledge and experience so …

Live coverage of the 3rd Annual European Union Equality Summit

UPDATE 4: I have uploaded videos of Ted Childs of Ted Childs, LLC (global strategic diversity advisor) who was a key note speaker on Diversity & Inclusion: A Global Perspective. For optimal enjoyment use headphones when viewing. UPDATE 3: I have added an EU video on the puzzle that is Europe’s diversity. For optimal enjoyment …

You don’t have to come to Stockholm; survey reminder; and be an early bird

Hejsan from Stockholm! 1. The Black Women in Europe™ blog will provide live coverage from the 3rd Annual European Union Equality Summit on 16 and 17 November starting at 9:00 am. To tune in and participate from your computer you can view it on the homepage of the Black Women in Europe™ social network, or …

Undercover job hunters reveal huge race bias in Britain’s workplaces

Civil servants created false identities to send CVs to hundreds of employers in sting to uncover discrimination. Hat tip to Angela Shaw who sent me this article from the guardian.co.uk. A government sting operation targeting hundreds of employers across Britain has uncovered widespread racial discrimination against workers with African and Asian names. Researchers sent nearly …

Black Magic Woman Festival in Amsterdam

November 12-15, 2009 Het Black Magic Woman Festival 2009 is er een van vernieuwing en verrassingen. Met een basis bedrag uit het Amsterdamse Kunstenplan kan het Festival de komende jaren goed neergezet worden. Onze dank is groot aan de wethouder die de Magic van Black Artistic Women onderkent, Carolien Gehrels. Met een nieuw gebouw kan …

Les Nubians – Sisters singing in France

Les Nubians is an R&B Grammy-nominated duo composed of sisters Hélène and Célia Faussart from Paris, France. In 1985 the sisters moved with their parents to Chad. Seven years later, they returned to Bordeaux, France and began singing a cappella, producing poetry slams in Bordeaux and Paris, and singing background vocals for various artists worldwide. …

Juliet Amamure of the The Diaspora Women’s Initiative is one of Ireland’s Leading Social Entrepreneurs

The Diaspora Women’s Initiative aims to empower migrant women in Ireland to deal pro-actively with their experiences of HIV/AIDS. Migrant women with HIV/AIDS face a multitude of problems, including language difficulties, very low income, loneliness and isolation, lack of knowledge of services, as well as stigma and discrimination due to their health status. Many of …

Yemisi Ojo of the IACI Network is a Leading Social Entrepreneur in Ireland

Yemisi is founder and president of the IACI-Network (Integration of African Children in Ireland). IACI’s mission is to serve as a networking information forum for all African children living in Ireland by networking and consulting with African children on a local, regional and on a national level. In addition, IACI works to challenge stereotypes and …

Salome Mbugua Henry of AkiDwA is one of Ireland’s Leading Social Entrepreneurs

AkiDwA is a national network of African women that aims to address the existing and changing needs of African women in Ireland irrespective of their ethnic / national backgrounds, traditions / religious beliefs, socio economic, political or legal status. Salome has volunteered tirelessly for this network and hopes to see it grow in the coming …

Nobuhle Ncube of the Lifeline Africa Foundation is one of Irelands’ Leading Social Entrepreneurs

Nobuhle Ncube, originally from Zimbabwe, has been living in Ireland since 2000 and is a founder member and Women’s Development Officer of AkidwA, a national African and migrant women’s network. From her work experience and as an African parent in Ireland, Nobuhle discovered a strong need to actively facilitate integration in the education sector by …

Marie N’Diaye is the first woman in a decade to win the Goncourt prize

Marie N’Diaye became the first black women to win France’s top literary prize, the Goncourt Prize, reported Agence France yesterday. While the prize comes with a token of 10 euros, the winners of the Goncourt go on to obtain celebrity status in the Francophone world. “I am very happy to be a woman receiving the …

Benedicta Attoh of the Women in Leadership Network is one of Ireland’s Leading Social Entrepreneurs

At Social Entrepreneurs Ireland we believe that new and innovative solutions exist to the myriad social and environmental challenges we face today. We believe that these solutions will be most effective when driven by ‘unreasonable people’; individuals who are not prepared to accept the status quo and who adopt a highly entrepreneurial approach to igniting …

Black Women in Europe™ Blog is a Media Parter with the World Diversity Leadership Summit Europe

The Black Women in Europe™ Blog is proud to announce that we are a media partner of the World Diversity Leadership Summit Europe taking place in Vienna Friday, March 12, 2010 The World Diversity Leadership Summit-WDLS brings together global diversity CEOs, policy and decision makers, corporate practitioners, academics, media, etc. to share their experiences, research …