Seminar/workshop: African immigrants and the German health care system

Seminar/workshop: African immigrants and the German health care system

Seminar/workshop: African immigrants and the German health care system As the saying goes “Health first …and all other things shall be added onto you”. You are invited by the Gesundheitsbehörde Hamburg, MIMI Project Hamburg and The EuroAfricaCentral Network to the Joint Health Seminar/Workshop for Africans in Germany coming up on the 6th of March, 2010. …

Through the eyes of 5 black women in Oslo +Happy birthday Mommy!

Through the eyes of 5 black women in Oslo +Happy birthday Mommy!

QUEENDOM offers spectacular live performances with a conscious and positive message. Through energetic music, slam-poetry and strong vocal harmonies, this performing arts collective aims at entertaining audiences in a humorous and intelligent way. Queendom has developed a unique sound based on their musical heritage – from blues and soul, to highlife, soukouss, reggae, hip-hop and …

African Diaspora event in Madrid, Spain

African Diaspora event in Madrid, Spain

March 6, 2010 Provisional Program 16:00 Registration, coffee, music 16:30-16:45 Welcoming words Ministry of Culture Ministry of Equal UNESCO Comunidad de Madrid City Goverment Madrid African Union Egyptian Embassy Embassy of Equatorial Guinea Embassy of South Africa Pan Africanist Federation 16:45-17:00 Introduction and presentation – Ms Catherine Mikwe Ndong Former councilor and immigration cooperation and …

Sarah Wamala, BSc, MSc, PhD, is the Director-General of the Swedish National Institute of Public Health

Sarah Wamala, BSc, MSc, PhD, is the Director-General of the Swedish National Institute of Public Health

Dr. Sarah Wamala, is the Director-General of the Swedish National Institute of Public Health since 1st November 2008. ”Public health is as important as economics for development and should be given the priority it deserves!“ Prior to this appointment she worked as the Head of Department of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention at Stockholm County …

Get with the program and learn a foreign language for free! Multilingual works.

Get with the program and learn a foreign language for free! Multilingual works.

Hejsan from Stockholm! I’m often asked what’s it like to live in a foreign country since I’m from the USA and have lived in England, Belgium and am currently in Sweden. Well living in London was easy once I got used to looking the other way before crossing the street. Belgium was more of a …

Diplomats join the ranks of speakers at the 2010 EU World Diversity Leadership Summit

Diplomats join the ranks of speakers at the 2010 EU World Diversity Leadership Summit

The WDLS-EU Team proudly announces the participation and contribution of high ranking diplomatic representatives among the 67 international and regional high profiled diversity thought leaders registered to speak at the WDLS-EU 2010. Visit www.wdls.eu for a full agenda, speakers and registration. Join us to share Diversity strategies from the perspectives of : William C Eacho …

France sent Vanessa James to represent them on the ice at the Vancouver Olympics

France sent Vanessa James to represent them on the ice at the Vancouver Olympics

Vanessa James is a French-British figure skater who has competed internationally as both a single skater and pair skater. She has competed internationally for Great Britain as a single skater and for France as a pair skater. James originally competed domestically in the United States and internationally for Great Britain as a single skater. She …

Pauline Kamusewu is still in the running to win the Swedish song contest in the run up to Eurovision

Pauline Kamusewu is still in the running to win the Swedish song contest in the run up to Eurovision

Pauline Kamusewu, is a Swedish soul singer/song-writer of Zimbabwean and Italian descent. In 2003 she won the Rockbjörnen award for Best Swedish Newcomer. She is competing in the Melodifestivalen 2010 in Sandviken with the song Sucker For Love. She’s in the Disney movie about the African American Princess. Read about it on Pauline Kamusewu’s blog …

Grace Bumbry is one of the leading mezzo-sopranos of her generation.

Grace Bumbry is one of the leading mezzo-sopranos of her generation.

Bumbry, 72, was the first black opera singer to appear at Germany’s Wagner festival, Bayreuth, when she was 25. Many conservative opera-goers were outraged but by the end of the performance, the audience applauded for 30 minutes and there were 42 curtain calls. Source: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/8398675.stm Grace Bumbry is an American opera singer of great renown, …

Marika Carlsson was chosen the Best Female Comedienne in Sweden in 2006

Marika Carlsson was chosen the Best Female Comedienne in Sweden in 2006

English text follows. 2006 års kvinnliga komiker med motiveringen: För hennes lysande scennärvaro och pricksäkra observationer från ett exotiskt och skånskt perspektiv. En fullfjädrad komiker som knockar publiken med sitt leende och charm. Har medverkat i: ”Stockholm Live” 2005 och 2007, ”100%” TV4, Kvällspasset P3, Ultimate Comedy, ”Carin 21.30” SVT och dokumentären ”Stå upp” TV4. …

Sandrine Joseph has done it again!

Sandrine Joseph has done it again!

I never tire of sharing the accomplishments of my friend Sandrine Joseph. Well, she’s done it again and has been elected to the position of Secretary General in the European Professional Women’s Network. Here is the news from their website: The Presidents and leaders of the 17 City European Professional Women’s Network (EuropeanPWN) elected a …

Black Beauty, Fashion and Hair Sub Editors wanted

Black Beauty, Fashion and Hair Sub Editors wanted

UPDATE 9 May 2010: This opportunity is no longer available. AFRICAN FASHION AND BEAUTY CHANNEL is a new High Definition Internet Television Channel (ITC) that will be launching summer 2010. AFAB as a new ITC and internet magazine programme, will focus on the Black Beauty, Fashion, Hair and Design industry world-wide. For this exciting new …

If you’re a professional sister in Stockholm, I hope you’ll come to the XING Stockholm networking event in month

If you’re a professional sister in Stockholm, I hope you’ll come to the XING Stockholm networking event in month

Hejsan! You are invited to network offline with XING Stockholm group members. Bring your business or calling cards to give to any new contacts you make. If you would like to make a short, non-sales presentation about the products or services your provide let me know: adrianne@agcommunicationsgroup.com. XING Stockholm Group After Work When: 2 March …

Howard University’s Gospel Choir is touring Europe

Howard University’s Gospel Choir is touring Europe

I will be checking them out in Stockholm: Host: US Embassy Sweden Date: Thursday, February 11, 2010 Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm Location: Immanuelskyrkan Street:Kungstensgatan 17 City/Town:Stockholm, Sweden =================================================== Howard Gospel Choir is a gospel choir associated with Howard University, Washington DC. This first college choir of its kind in the nation, the Howard Gospel Choir …

Wanuri Kahiu’s film Pumzi will show at the African film festival in Sweden

Wanuri Kahiu’s film Pumzi will show at the African film festival in Sweden

Wanuri Kahiu with film Pumzi Wanuri Kahiu was born and raised in Nairobi. She read the masters program in filmregi at UCLA in Los Angeles and broke through with music movie Ras Star (2007) about a young Kenyan artist who tries to bring in a talent show. Wanuri Kahius own production company, Dada Productions, produces …

Oona King is only the second black woman to be elected as Member of (British) Parliament

Oona King is only the second black woman to be elected as Member of (British) Parliament

Oona King was born in Sheffield, England to a Jewish mother and African American father, Preston King. In 1997 she went on to become the 2nd black woman in Britain voted to Parliament. Last year Oona King became the head of diversity at Britain’s television Channel 4. In 2007 she wrote The Oona King Diaries: …

Laura Izibor is a singing sensation from Ireland

Laura Izibor is a singing sensation from Ireland

Official bio: “The foundation begins with soul,” explains 20-year-old singer/songwriter/producer Laura Izibor of her passionate, piano-guided songs. On her forthcoming debut album, Izibor continues the lineage set out by artists like Lauryn Hill and Jill Scott; artists who combine a reverence for the traditions of early R&B with a thoroughly modern sensibility. After one listen …