Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2010 – Call for nominations

Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2010 – Call for nominations

Inspired by Forbes’ Most Powerful Women 2010 List on which Michelle Obama is named the most powerful woman, I decided to compile the Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2010. The Black Women in Europe™ Social Network members have submitted nominees and I invite you to do the same. You can suggest a name to …

2nd Annual World Diversity Leadership Summit Europe

2nd Annual World Diversity Leadership Summit Europe

We are a proud media partner with: WDLS-EU 2011! 24 – 25 of March 2011 WDLS-EU is proud to announce that preparations for the 2. World Diversity Leadership Summit Europe are officially under way. WDLS-EU WEBSITE & UPDATES! In preparation for 2011 we are delighted to announce that our website has been renewed and will …

Taking Care of Business in the UK Part 9– Andrea Roye – Andrea Roye Personal Styling

Taking Care of Business in the UK Part 9– Andrea Roye – Andrea Roye Personal Styling

About Andrea: Hi, I’m Andrea Roye. I studied at the London College of Fashion and am trained in personal styling and colour analysis. I’ve always been interested in fashion and style, but we’re not all models. I focus on real women of all ages, shapes, sizes, cultures and backgrounds, helping them boost their self-esteem and …

Department for culture, media and sports vacancies in England

Department for culture, media and sports vacancies in England

Hat tip: Sistatalk Department for culture, media and sports in England DCMS is responsible for over 600 public appointments to the boards of the public bodies that we fund. Each year more than 100 people are appointed, or reappointed, to these public bodies – organisations that cover a wide range of sectors from gambling to …

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – Germany 4 – A Sister in Germany

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – Germany 4 – A Sister in Germany

A Sister in Germany Hello I might be torn between english and german but my goal is obvious: to contibute my widow’s might to a representative view of the african diaspora in Germany.Profiling individuals/groups of african decend in/from Germany who bring positive balance on the scale of poor press image.Unfortunately the mainstream press has mostly …

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – Sweden 3  – Kyana’s Relfections

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – Sweden 3 – Kyana’s Relfections

Kyana’s Reflections I am a thirty-something wife, Mother and student living in Stockholm Sweden. I love reading, writing, gossip,cooking, pretty things, good music and all things spa related, oh yeah…I love to garden and want a country house. Link to Kyana’s Reflections.

2nd Black Youth Achievement Awards in London

2nd Black Youth Achievement Awards in London

Join us for the 2nd ‘Black Youth Achievements – The Awards’ – a night that celebrates the talents, positive actions and achievements of our young people. The night starts with a sit down dinner with live entertainment, followed by performances and the awards ceremony. 2009 was completely sold out. Don’t miss out in 2010!! Headline …

Call for Papers: 3rd Annual North Carolina Central University African Diaspora Studies Symposium

Call for Papers: 3rd Annual North Carolina Central University African Diaspora Studies Symposium

Hat Tip: Black German Cultural Society Call for Papers: 3rd Annual North Carolina Central University African Diaspora Studies Symposium – Conspicuously Unseen: Invisibility and Denial in Diasporic Communities March 19-20, North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC Presented by the Department of History, the Global Studies Program, and the College of Liberal Arts North Carolina Central …

Elaine Campbell is designing for renaissance women in the Netherlands

Elaine Campbell is designing for renaissance women in the Netherlands

About Elaine: As a former fashion model and actress, and now as a fashion designer, my inspirations are many. My fashion designs are like poetry in print and motion. This could be credited to my ability to live cross-culturally. I consider myself a world citizen, I am part of many cultures and societies. Yet I …

A Call to Action – My visit to the Nobel Peace Center in Oslo

A Call to Action – My visit to the Nobel Peace Center in Oslo

I went to the Nobel Peace Center in Oslo specifically to see the A Call to Action exhibit for the 2009 Nobel Peace Laureate, President Barack Obama. This was my second visit to Oslo and to the Peace Center, and I highly recommend all visitors to Oslo to get to this museum. There is currently …

Meet Lola Akinmade @ TBEX in Copenhagen

Meet Lola Akinmade @ TBEX in Copenhagen

Venerable travel writer Lola Akinmade will be sharing her knowledge with travel bloggers at the 1st ever TBEX Europe in Copenhagen. The Venue: In true TBEX fashion, we have chosen a unique ,historic and inspiring location for our first ever conference in Europe.TBEX Europe will be held in Copenhagen, Denmark Nov. 4-6th, at the Wallman’s …

Taking Care of Business in the UK Part 8– Janet Walker – JW Greetings

Taking Care of Business in the UK Part 8– Janet Walker – JW Greetings

JWGreeting’s is raising high and becoming recognised for its beautiful, contemporary and distinctive range of black greeting cards which are designed and produced in the UK. Sending and receiving a black greeting card should be a memorable and special experience whatever the occasion, it’s that link that makes communication beautiful. Everyone’s loves to open an …

Saba Anglana, artist, is singing and acting in Italy.

Saba Anglana, artist, is singing and acting in Italy.

Hat tip: Euromight Source: Saba Anglana’s Official Website Saba, singer and songwriter, was born in Mogadishu, capital of Somalia, to an Ethiopian mother (born in Somalia) and Italian father. After doing much of her growing up in Italy, Saba studied to become a mosaicist, completing a degree in Art History at the University of Rome …

Tessa Sanderson was appointed to head up the Newham 2012 Sports Academy to find new talent for the 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Games

Tessa Sanderson was appointed to head up the Newham 2012 Sports Academy to find new talent for the 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Games

Source: Tessa’s Official Website Tessa Sanderson was awarded the CBE by Her Majesty the Queen (of England), in recognition of her services to sport and Vic Chairman of Sport England from 1999-2005 the leading strategic organisation for sport in England. Prior to the CBE she was the recipient of an OBE in December 1997 for …

Taking Care of Business Germany 10 – Billie Jean – Hair Police

Taking Care of Business Germany 10 – Billie Jean – Hair Police

Billie Jean was born in April 1968 in Accra (Ghana). On leaving school, she began training as a hairdresser in 1985, Accra. She then worked in two different salons in Ghana. After marrying and moving to Germany in 1996 she learned studied in a well-known Hamburg salon for hair extensions. In 2003 Billie Jean decided …

Join the March for Black Justice on October 13

Join the March for Black Justice on October 13

Africans around the world will march just before Diop’s hearing on Wednesday, October 13. Marches are planned in Philadelphia, Toronto and London, UK so far. Philadelphia • 8am Start at 8th & Market End at Criminal Justice Center, 13th & Filbert London, UK • 1pm Start at Bond Street Tube End at United States Embassy, …

The Black Cultural Archives in London is hiring

The Black Cultural Archives in London is hiring

Hat tip: Sista talk Exciting opportunities to make history: Collections, Learning and Fundraising posts at the Black Cultural Archives, London Get your application and more details. Black Cultural Archives, a charity dedicated to collecting, preserving and celebrating the history of Black people in Britain, is on the brink of making history. The Heritage Lottery Fund …

A recent proposal by London Councils could result in major cuts to London’s violence against women and girls services

A recent proposal by London Councils could result in major cuts to London’s violence against women and girls services

Hat tip: Sista Talk A recent proposal by London Councils could result in major cuts to London’s violence against women and girls services. London Councils provides £26.4m in grants per year to the voluntary sector for supporting the most vulnerable and disadvantaged people across London. Following its AGM in June, London Councils has proposed to …

African Caribbean Business Network 10th Annual Conference – Free registration ends on Friday

African Caribbean Business Network 10th Annual Conference – Free registration ends on Friday

ACBN 10th Annual Conference – Partnerships For Prosperity Limited Complimentary Places Available – Closing This Week Over 180 now registered for this – the Black Businesses event this year! Wednesday 27th October 2010 FREE Registration Now! Closing this Friday!! To attend the BT Conference Auditorium, Newgate Street, in London’s financial district for.. Are you one …

Mmbatho Matiwane has been nominated for a La Tribune Award – Vote now and spread the word

Mmbatho Matiwane has been nominated for a La Tribune Award – Vote now and spread the word

The French financial newspaper, La Tribune, is launching the La Tribune Women’s Awards. These prizes shall distinguish female CEOs and corporate executives, in order to build female role models in business and finance. Five categories have been set: Green Business, Media & Technologies, Finance, Luxury Industry, and Emerging Countries, and two special prizes shall be …

Sandrine Joseph will make a presentation during the Diversitelles Awards in Paris

Sandrine Joseph will make a presentation during the Diversitelles Awards in Paris

My friend and inspiration and giver of excellent advice, Sandrine Joseph, will give a one hour conference during Diversitelles Awards on “How to use social networks to develop its own business” on 2 October 2010 @ 14.30. If you can’t attend the full day, which itself will be fab, be sure to go to Sandrine’s …