Black Women in Europe™ Social Media Group – Your de facto directory of organizations that serve black women in Europe

Black Women in Europe™ Social Media Group – Your de facto directory of organizations that serve black women in Europe

The Black Women in Europe™ Social Media Group is the funnel through which information is shared from Black Women’s Organizations across Europe. We leverage the power of the Internet, social media and word of mouth to empower black Women in Europe because as we all know, information is power. We share a list of organizations …

Breast Cancer and Women of African descent information event in London

Breast Cancer and Women of African descent information event in London

Saturday 29 May 3.00pm to 5.00pm Roxy Bar, 128 Borough High Street, SE1 (next to Sainsburys) Tube: London Bridge Entry: over 18’s only £5.00 admission, pay on the door Bring pen and pad and be on time. This presentation by Sister Abi* aims to empower women with information to help defeat breast cancer. It will …

Help Benedicta get funding to work with her chosen charity for a year

Help Benedicta get funding to work with her chosen charity for a year

Plan Ireland’s “Because I am a Girl” Ambassador, Benedicta Attoh, needs your vote to win the final place in the Vodafone Ireland Foundation World of Difference competition which funds outstanding individuals to work with their chosen charity for a year. “Many girls are not so lucky as me “ Benedicta says. “For most young girls, …

Two of the three Eurovision Song Contest 2010 Hosts are black women

Two of the three Eurovision Song Contest 2010 Hosts are black women

These ladies will be seen by approximately 120 million views over three days (25, 27 and 29 May 2010). Haddy Jatou N’jie Haddy Jatou N’jie (born on the 25th of June, 1979) is a Norwegian singer, songwriter, author and journalist. She holds a degree in journalism from the Oslo University College. Haddy began her television …

Sandra Rafaela is H.M. Senior Commissioner EU / Africa at the African Kingdoms Federation

Sandra Rafaela is H.M. Senior Commissioner EU / Africa at the African Kingdoms Federation

By Sandrine Joseph (Source: www.poto-mitan.com/archives/436) I’m so proud to announce the appointment of my friend Sandra Rafaela as H.M Senior Commissioner EU / Africa at the African Kingdoms Federation. This is an unique opportunity to discover talented women in Europe who masters her destiny and affirm herself as a leader of the African diaspora living …

Oona King announces her bid to be London mayor in 2012

Oona King announces her bid to be London mayor in 2012

Former Labour MP Oona King has announced she will run for mayor of London in 2012. The former Bethnal Green and Bow MP will challenge former mayor Ken Livingstone, who will run again, to be named the Labour mayoral candidate. The bid marks her return to politics after she lost her seat in Parliament to …

Afrikan Liberation Day – London, England

Afrikan Liberation Day – London, England

2010 theme – Reparations Now! – Haiti First! Haiti Now! Youths are especially welcome – All free of charge Day 1 Friday 28th May 2009 @ 6.30pm The real conditions confronting Afrikan People in Haiti Venue for Day 1: 44-46 Offley Road, The Oval, London SW9 0LS Nearest Tube: Oval (Northern Line); Buses: 3, 36, …

Enterprise Nigeria – a Nigeria Trade Mission with the African Caribbean Business Network in the UK

Enterprise Nigeria – a Nigeria Trade Mission with the African Caribbean Business Network in the UK

ACBN on behalf of our member and partner Compass Consulting, are delighted to introduce to you the above event, which is the 4th in a series of annual Trade Missions and Exhibitions held in Nigeria, 20-25th September 2010. The Enterprise Exhibition aims to forge linkages between businesses from Nigeria, African Union, United Kingdom, Europe, United …

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – Austria – Yemeha

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – Austria – Yemeha

yemeha.tumblr.com Yemeha is a 20 years old Ghanian young lady girl born and raised in Austria, Vienna and Klagenfurt. She is a “fresh(wo)men” at university studying diplomacy. Her blog is mainly a combination of ideas and thoughts, mainly hers and those of other people, which she find inspirational. You will also find a lot of …

“Footprints in the Sand?” Photographic Exhibition – Visual Documentation in Berlin

“Footprints in the Sand?” Photographic Exhibition – Visual Documentation in Berlin

A COMPLEXION CHANGE – International & Intercultural Diplomacy “FOOTPRINTS IN THE SAND?” – Fountainhead® Tanz Theatre Photographic Exhibition – Visual Documentation Fotoausstellung – Visuelle Dokumentation June 1 – 30, 2010 Foyer im Rathaus Schöneberg / Rathaus Schöneberg (city hall) foyer John-F.-Kennedy Platz 1, 10825 Berlin-Schöneberg Exhibition description The exhibition documents the activities of Fountainhead® Tanz …

Taking Care of Business in the UK Part 5: Lovely Gorgeous Things

Taking Care of Business in the UK Part 5: Lovely Gorgeous Things

Founded by Vanessa Wallace, Lovely Gorgeous Things are nature inspired, handmade skincare products that are produced using quality natural oils, a variety of natural butters and other ingredients that are kind to the skin. With prices that are affordable and gentle on the pocket, Lovely Gorgeous Things hopes to make an impression without breaking the …

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – Norway 3 – Thanks for the food

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – Norway 3 – Thanks for the food

Thanks for the Food About My Blog This blog is about my attempts at making great food at home (i.e. mostly from scratch without the use of a microwave, convenience foods, ridiculously overpriced imported food from the “expat” part of the grocery store). I cook using what I can find in Norway or online from …

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – Sweden 2 – Geotraveler’s Niche

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – Sweden 2 – Geotraveler’s Niche

Geotraveler’s Niche Editor for Matador Goods, Nigerian-born Lola Akinmade’s photography and travel writing are characterized by vibrancy and hope. Obtaining a Masters (MSc) degree in Information Systems from the University of Maryland with a solid background in Geography, she specialized in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for 10+ years and her affinity for the geosciences and …

Nikki Amuka-Bird is a Nigerian born British actress

Nikki Amuka-Bird is a Nigerian born British actress

Her theatrical credits include Twelfth Night (Bristol Old Vic); World Music (Crucible Theatre, Sheffield and Donmar Warehouse); Top Girls (Oxford Stage Company); A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Tempest and The Servant of Two Masters (Royal Shakespeare Company); Doubt: A Parable (Tricycle Theatre). She is married to the actor Geoffrey Streatfield. Her film credits include The …

The Lambeth Readers and Writers Festival 2010 with Nadifa Mohamed

The Lambeth Readers and Writers Festival 2010 with Nadifa Mohamed

The Lambeth Readers and Writers Festival 2010 offers a month-long programme of inspirational events. The festival includes something to appeal to all ages and tastes. There will be talks and discussions with a wide range of authors – from the well-known to the up and coming. And it’s all free of charge. Nadifa Mohamed – …

Helen Grant, OBV Alumnui has made political and Conservative Party history in the UK

Helen Grant, OBV Alumnui has made political and Conservative Party history in the UK

Hat tip: Operation Black Vote Helen Grant, OBV Alumnui has made political and Conservative Party history by winning the Southeast seat Maidstone and the Weald becoming the first Black female Conservative in the House of Commons. The seat she takes over was represented by Westminster firebrand Anne Widdecombe for 18 years. After two and a …

Sanchia Alasia is standing for the position of councillor for the first time in Alibon Ward

Sanchia Alasia is standing for the position of councillor for the first time in Alibon Ward

Hat tip: Precious Online Sanchia Alasia is a young person who lives in and is standing for the position of councillor for the first time in Alibon Ward. Sanchia has always been an active individual having been a governor and vice president at university, as well as member of the Labour party, Fabian Society, Co-op …

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – France 4 – Les Amis de Beauford Delaney

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – France 4 – Les Amis de Beauford Delaney

Les Amis de Beauford Delaney Monique Y. Wells edits the blog Les Amis de Beauford Delaney, and is a long-time resident of Paris, France. She is co-owner of Discover Paris! – Personalized Itineraries for Independent Travelers (www.discoverparis.net), and a freelance travel writer, editor and author. Two of Ms. Wells books include Paris Reflections and Food …

Lambeth Readers and Writers Festival 2010 in London with Bernardine Evaristo

Lambeth Readers and Writers Festival 2010 in London with Bernardine Evaristo

The Lambeth Readers and Writers Festival 2010 offers a month-long programme of inspirational events. The festival includes something to appeal to all ages and tastes. There will be talks and discussions with a wide range of authors – from the well-known to the up and coming. And it’s all free of charge. Bernardine Evaristo – …