Taking care of business in the UK part  11– Dounne Alexander – Gramma’s

Taking care of business in the UK part 11– Dounne Alexander – Gramma’s

The inspiration behind this unique, ethical & exciting enterprise is pioneering businesswoman – Dounne Alexander MBE (61), whose Afro-Caribbean ancestry respected, embraced and looked to ‘natural foods, traditional folklore herbalisim, spirituality & self-healing’ to maintain life long health. In 1987, Dounne decided to follow in their footsteps and created GRAMMA’S to specialize in manufacturing premium …

Black German Cultural Society – Rosemarie Pena – Exploring her German roots from the US

Black German Cultural Society – Rosemarie Pena – Exploring her German roots from the US

Our Mission Our mission is to develop a community for Black Germans living in the United States of America and in Germany in order to create a forum for their cultural heritage. The purpose of the society is to bring together Black Germans to establish and foster relationships to discuss and carry out research on …

Taking care of business in France 5 – Yolande Kjellberg – Art & Merveille

Taking care of business in France 5 – Yolande Kjellberg – Art & Merveille

ART & MERVEILLE est une société spécialisée dans la Promotion des Artistes Internationaux – Vente d’œuvres d’art moderne et contemporain auprès des entreprises et des particuliers – Home staging, Décoration – Cadeaux d’Affaires Personnalisés de vos Clients et vos Salariés – Objets de Communication, Oganisateur d’Evènementiel… Notre force de proposition réside sur de fortes valeurs …

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – Republic of Georgia – The Other Georgia

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – Republic of Georgia – The Other Georgia

This blog is meant to chronicle an experience–the experience of living in საქართველო (Georgia)–and to share that experience with the world. It is meant to be my creative outlet and my creative challenge. Hopefully I can successfully make it as fulfilling and enjoyable as I want it to be. Read The Other Georgia

Francisca Urio, singer, television presenter, and child advocate in Germany

Francisca Urio, singer, television presenter, and child advocate in Germany

Source: Wikipedia Francisca Urio is a German singer-songwriter and radio presenter of Afro-German heritage who lives in Berlin. She was born in Meiningen, a town in southern Thuringia but grew up in Berlin as the only child of her German mother Monica and her father Geoffrey from Tanzania, both architects who met while studying in …

Cecilia Anim has been elected deputy president of the Royal College of Nursing

Cecilia Anim has been elected deputy president of the Royal College of Nursing

Hat tip: Paula Dozier Source: Nursing Times Ms Anim trained as a midwife in Ghana and came to the UK in the 1970s. She is currently employed as a clinical nurse specialist in contraception and sexual and reproductive health at the Margaret Pyke centre in London. She has been an active RCN steward for 15 …

What’s it like to be an African American expat in Germany? Rose-Anne Clermont tells us in her new book.

What’s it like to be an African American expat in Germany? Rose-Anne Clermont tells us in her new book.

Want to know what it is like to be an African American expat in Germany? One sister, Rose-Anne Clermont wrote a book about it: Basically, the book “Busch Girl” traces my experiences being a black woman in Germany over the last ten years. Many people can’t believe some of the experiences, but it’s all true …

World Diversity Leadership Summit-EU 2011 Limited Early Birds Special Offer

World Diversity Leadership Summit-EU 2011 Limited Early Birds Special Offer

Building on the great success of the first ever European Diversity leadership Summit in Vienna 2010 and the high interest and demand expressed by former participants and partners, we are most happy to invite you to join us at the 2. World Diversity Leadership Summit Europe in Vienna from the 24 – 25 of March …

Julia Browne of Walking the Spirit Tours in Paris has an invitation for you – no matter where you are

Julia Browne of Walking the Spirit Tours in Paris has an invitation for you – no matter where you are

Let’s Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Richard Wright’s Death. November 28, 2010 marks the 50th anniversary of the death of Richard Wright. It would be wonderful if all of us could gather around his gravesite in Paris but that may be impossible for most of us. Let’s each of us mark this occasion then in a personal …

Taking Care of Business in the UK Part 10– Dana Celeste Robinson – Knox Robinson Publishing

Taking Care of Business in the UK Part 10– Dana Celeste Robinson – Knox Robinson Publishing

Dana Celeste Robinson is a University of London PhD candidate, owner of Your Editor and Knox Robinson Publishing. Knox Robinson Publishing is an independent publishing house committed to the production of scholarly history books, specialist history monographs and historical fiction. We are currently seeking completed manuscripts from new and established writers. We are particularly interested …

First Lady Surprises Group of Service Men and Women at Ramstein Air Base by Helping Serve Steaks at Special Veterans Day Meal

First Lady Surprises Group of Service Men and Women at Ramstein Air Base by Helping Serve Steaks at Special Veterans Day Meal

Source: CBS News First Lady Michelle Obama surprised a group of U.S. servicemen and women based in Germany on Thursday, jumping in to serve them steaks at a special Veterans Day meal. “Oh, my God! Where’s my camera,” gasped Lavondee Stallings, a preschool teacher whose husband serves in the military, as Obama entered the banquet …

American Politics for the Expat Community with Harolynne Bobis and Trina Roach

American Politics for the Expat Community with Harolynne Bobis and Trina Roach

Click through to hear the replay of the kick-off of a new monthly show when special guest, Harolynne Bobis (Greece), talked about American politics. Here’s what Harolynne wants to share: So the big question facing American expatriates is should I vote in the midterm elections or should I just forget about it. Of course, the …

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – Ireland – Sirmelja – A Jamaican-American Expat in Cork, Ireland

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – Ireland – Sirmelja – A Jamaican-American Expat in Cork, Ireland

About Sirmelja’s blog: Early 40-something psychologist and personal coach on a voyage of self-discovery and needing a shot of something new in her life. So, off I go to Ireland! This blog is my way of keeping friends and family up to date, and giving myself a place to talk out loud. If anybody else …

Cassandra Steen, singing and winning awards in Germany

Cassandra Steen, singing and winning awards in Germany

Hat tip: Euromight Source: Wikipedia Cassandra Steen is a German singer, songwriter and voice actress, who rose to fame as the lead singer of the trio Glashaus. After a series of commercially successful releases with the group, Steen released her solo debut album Seele mit Herz in 2003. After her departure from Glashaus and a …

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series –Germany 5- Chimène Gonçalves – New Afro Lifestyle

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series –Germany 5- Chimène Gonçalves – New Afro Lifestyle

About the New Afro Lifestyle blog: Our blog is based in Germany and USA with the main goal to support African arts in general and to give artists a voice who, otherwise, wouldn’t be known outside of Africa. Furthermore we report on Humanitarian work, daily life stories, sports and entertainment. Our writers are Bettina,Chimène and …

Women and Development in Conflict Zones Event at UK Parliament

Women and Development in Conflict Zones Event at UK Parliament

Hat tip: Sistatalk Women and Development in Conflict Zones Thursday 18 November 2010 House of Lords London SW1A 0PW Panel: 5.30pm to 7.00pm followed by a networking reception 7.00pm to 9.00pm (Please allow 15 minutes to clear security on arrival) Living and working in countries with developing economies and emerging democracies can be quite challenging …

US mid-term election watch party in Stockholm

US mid-term election watch party in Stockholm

Join the midterm election watch party in Stockholm on November 2, 2010. On November 2, Americans will determine whether Democrats or Republicans will run the House and Senate. Follow the race with fellow Democrats at Democrats Abroad Sweden. Come talk with other Americans in Stockholm about their views on the U.S. mid-term elections on Tuesday, …