Get advice from Sandrine Joseph in: Storytelling about Your Brand Online & Offline

Get advice from Sandrine Joseph in: Storytelling about Your Brand Online & Offline

When Sandrine told me that she was part of a new book on personal branding I thought, “of course she is!” Whe is a genius at personal branding. Here is her take on her role in the new book, taken from her website PotoMitan: Why do I want to highlight this hidden story about the …

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – France 5 – SocialRendezvous

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – France 5 – SocialRendezvous

SocialRendezvous who i am An experienced Project Executive with a proven track record of success developing projects combining corporate communications and technical skills. A team player and positive person who conducted operations leading to successful trade shows based in France, in the USA and in Asia. Expert in CMS management, as the key contact between …

Americans overseas: Now is the time to request your absentee ballot to vote in the mid-term elections

Americans overseas: Now is the time to request your absentee ballot to vote in the mid-term elections

Got to Vote From Abroad to request your absentee ballot before the end of the month for the crucial mid-elections in November. Even if you have requested a ballot to vote over seas before, unless you have specifically requested one for the mid-term elections, you must do that now.

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – Italy 3 – My Afro Italian Life

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – Italy 3 – My Afro Italian Life

My Afro Italian Life My Afro Italian Life blog is dedicated to the young African-Italians around the world. This blog should be inspirational for everyone. Through this blog you should celebrate L.I.F.E by LOVING your IDENTITY, promoting continental FASHION and ENTERTAINMENT! Ohima is a Young African-Italian woman, brought up in Italy and now living in …

Brenda King and African & Caribbean Diversity get Actors to encourage more black students to go to Cambridge University.

Brenda King and African & Caribbean Diversity get Actors to encourage more black students to go to Cambridge University.

Here is some good news from Brenda King at African & Caribbean Diversity in the UK: Actors from Coronation Street and EastEnders put aside their soap rivalry to encourage more black students to go to Cambridge University. Rudolph Walker, who plays Patrick in EastEnders, joined Wetherfield newcomer Colin McFarlane at Corpus Christi College yesterday to …

TableTalk: What We (All) Know or “The free bird thinks of another breeze.“

TableTalk: What We (All) Know or “The free bird thinks of another breeze.“

I am disappointed I couldn’t participate but I promised Trina I would share the broadcast of this round table here. A mixed group of African-American expats and Afro-European women come together to combine their insights about living, loving and working as women of African descent in Europe.

Taking Care of Business in Sweden Part 8 – Kathy Thompson and Ett,Tå,Tre Fotvård m.m.

Taking Care of Business in Sweden Part 8 – Kathy Thompson and Ett,Tå,Tre Fotvård m.m.

Kathy is the lady to see in Stockholm to maintain your nails and hair removal regime. She is holding an open house with product demonstrations on the 25th in Stockholm: (1) Say hello to Shellac and a flawless finish and good bye to nicks, smudges and chips! (2) It´s not about the color of your …

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – England 11 – I Am TheNuBlack

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – England 11 – I Am TheNuBlack

I Am TheNuBlack October 2008, I decided to set myself a challenge for Black History Month in the UK. 30 days of posts featuring youth of Black origin , the things that inspired them, positive images, videos, news articles, quotes etc. I completed the challenge and decided to continue. My aim is to try and …

Call for tender: “Inequalities and multiple discrimination in access to health”

Call for tender: “Inequalities and multiple discrimination in access to health”

Hat tip: BEWNET The Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA) of the European Union has launched a call for tender on “Inequalities and multiple discrimination in access to health”. The indicative volume of the contract is estimated at 430 000 EUR. The closing date of the call is: 27/09/2010 17:00. The overall objective of the project is …

New issue of Black Expat magazine online now – Asia 2 – Focus on Japan

New issue of Black Expat magazine online now – Asia 2 – Focus on Japan

I work with Reggie and Mark (two former black expats) on the Black Expat online magazine: Reginald Smith, Editor Fall 2010 Issue a Dear Black Expats, Konichiwa tomodachi! Hello friends! We hope this issue finds you well. We are happy to bring you a second Asia issue, this time focusing on Japan. Japan is special …

Celebrating Diversity in Connemara and County Galway

Celebrating Diversity in Connemara and County Galway

Hat tip: BEWNET AkiDwa – The African and Migrant Women’s Network in Ireland is organising a series of events such as workshops, concerts and seminars to commemorate 2010 – the European year of combating poverty and social exclusion. At the end of September AkiDwA is organising a celebration of diversity and social gathering where people …

African History Week in Oslo is 15-19 September 2010

African History Week in Oslo is 15-19 September 2010

Hat tip: UrbanLife.se This festival is in its 6th year! Maybe I’ll get there one year. Get more information about the artists performing, the venues and ticket information. Festilvalprogram 2010 Tirsdag 14. september UHURU Åpningsarrangement med Nick Makoha på MS Innvik Onsdag 15. september Indaba fagseminar kl.08.30, inkl. lunsj Synlig-Usynlig åpning av kunstutstilling kl. 17.00 …

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – England 10 – Pretty Stylish London

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – England 10 – Pretty Stylish London

Pretty Stylish London Pretty Stylish London is a public notebook, sharing her musings on style, beauty and urban retreats. Every month, the blog is updated with news, reviews and a dairy of noteworthy events happening in the UK’s capital. Edited by Yvonne Ottley, nicknamed the London darling. She works in leisure and beauty PR whilst …

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – England 9 – Vex in the City

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – England 9 – Vex in the City

Vex in the City I own waaaay too much make up. I make a lot of impulsive shoe purchases. I wish Topshop still sold items for the price it did in 1994. Haribo sweets give me a headache, but I still eat them. I’m yet to perfect the art of patience. I’m obsessed with the …

Two events focusing on challenges faced by ethnic and religious minorities in the United States and Europe in national politics and other aspects of life

Two events focusing on challenges faced by ethnic and religious minorities in the United States and Europe in national politics and other aspects of life

Commission Events to Focus on Minority Politics, Minority Pressures WASHINGTON—In the wake of the Manhattan mosque debate, U.S. Senator Benjamin L. Cardin (D-MD), Chairman of the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (U.S. Helsinki Commission) and Co-Chairman Alcee L. Hastings (D-FL) announced today that they will hold two events focusing on challenges faced by …

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – England 8 – Twenty Ten Club

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – England 8 – Twenty Ten Club

Twenty Ten Club The Twenty Ten Club connects, inspires and supports black female business owners from a diverse range of industries: health and beauty professional services food new media fashion lifestyle The Twenty Ten Club meets in central London once a month and provides the opportunity for members to share experiences, network and learn from …

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – England 7 – Yoruba Girl Dancing

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – England 7 – Yoruba Girl Dancing

Yoruba Girl Dancing Hi. I’m a London-based freelance writer and journalist, writing for magazines, newspapers, and websites. I’m also currently working on a collection of short stories. On Yoruba Girl Dancing I write about things like race, women, pop culture and feminism, but also silly things like telly, boys and video clips of babies tasting …

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – England 6– Charcoal Ink

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – England 6– Charcoal Ink

Charcoal Ink Natural Hair & the business behind it. My Achievements: 2010: Launched first ever competition with Malik Stores Online as our sponsor. 2010: Wrote 2 eBooks, one of which received over 100 page views on Scribd.com in less than two weeks. 2009: Charcoal Ink on GlobalGrind.com, Russell Simmons popular urban website. 2009: Launched vox-popPRcareers, …

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – Switzerland 2 – Kiki in Switzerland

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – Switzerland 2 – Kiki in Switzerland

I’m a 30-something year old Jersey Girl living in Switzerland. I am married to a Swiss (ask him, he says he’s Aussie). A former teacher in the US, I now teach in Zurich. Ich spreche keine Deutsch (I don’t speak German).