Black Women in Europe™ Social Network Black Holland Group 2011 V-Day Give-Away

Black Women in Europe™ Social Network Black Holland Group 2011 V-Day Give-Away

“Be Your Best Valentine and Love Yourself” Do you celebrate Valentine’s Day? Whether you give a gift to your sweetheart on this holiday or not, I do hope that you are making sure to love yourself each and every day. Maybe you show your love for yourself by making healthy choices, or saying “no” instead …

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – France 6 – your.private.shopper

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – France 6 – your.private.shopper

Kristina Gisors is a stylist since 3 years in Paris. After her BA, she decided to pursue cinema studies seduced by the unique aesthetic of this seventh art. To pay her study she had the chance to work as a dresser for houses such as JEAN PAUL GAULTIER, CHANEL and PACO RABANNE where she discover …

Opening party celebrating 15 years of Black History Month in Hamburg

Opening party celebrating 15 years of Black History Month in Hamburg

Saturday, 29. January, 22:00 – 30. January 05:00 Café Schöne Aussichten Gorch Fock Wall 4, S-Bahn Dammtor / U1 Stephansplatz Hamburg, Germany BLACK HISTORY MONTH is coming up ! 15 years of BHM in Hamburg ! BHM community, supporters and friends – let’s get together again !

From Rotterdam to the international stage, Pam Feathers sings with soul.

From Rotterdam to the international stage, Pam Feathers sings with soul.

Hat tip: Euromight SOP artist and singer-songwriter Pam Feather (1986, Rotterdam, the Netherlands) is known for her signature sound, catchy songs and energetic performances with or without her guitar. At a very young age she already knew how to entertain a crowd with her sparkling personality and music. Influenced by the great such as Aretha …

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – England 12 – Natural Belle

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – England 12 – Natural Belle

Natural hair and style blogger since 2008; Belle of Naturalbelle is a British natural who documents her hair journey and highlights natural beauty and style in the mainstream. She describes her blog as “an online magazine inspired by natural hair and fashion with a bit of narcissism thrown in.” Belle comes from a creative background …

Black Women in Europe™ brunch in Washington, DC

Black Women in Europe™ brunch in Washington, DC

Going home for the holidays gives me the opportunity to connect with sisters connected to the Black Women in Europe™ blog or social network. Many have lived in Europe, plan to go to Europe, or otherwise support us in Europe. Thank you for coming, ladies! It was wonderful brunching with you. Sorry we didn’t get …

Janet M Banks is baking her way to sweet success

Janet M Banks is baking her way to sweet success

Hat tip: Precious Online THE ART OF CAKE by Janet Mohapi-Banks Award-winning luxury wedding cake designer Janet Mohapi-Banks creates wedding cakes from the simply elegant to breath-taking centre-pieces. All wedding cakes and celebration cakes are handmade using the finest ingredients available before being adorned with exquisitely hand crafted sugar models and decorations. We are as …

Happy New Year from World Diversity Leadership Summer EU – Registration offer end 31 January

Happy New Year from World Diversity Leadership Summer EU – Registration offer end 31 January

Happy New Year A rocking and diverse 2011 to all WDLS-EU friends! We hope you enjoyed the festive season and are fit for an exciting 2011! Christmas Voucher Countdown Time is flying! ONLY 15 more days before our Special Christmas Offer ends! Take advantage of our Special Christmas offer of €441 before January 31st!! Secure …

In the UK: Supporting Women’s Enterprise for Economic Growth: A Baseline Report for the North West of England

In the UK: Supporting Women’s Enterprise for Economic Growth: A Baseline Report for the North West of England

Hat tip: Sista Talk I would like to share with you a newly published report entitled “Supporting Women’s Enterprise for Economic Growth: A Baseline Report for the North West of England” which has been produced as part of the NW Women’s Enterprise Forum Legacy. To access the report and executive summary click on the link …

Sisters sharing knowledge – Transparency online is fitted for Black women!

Sisters sharing knowledge – Transparency online is fitted for Black women!

Laura Bazile from France When I have been asked by Adrianne to contribute to B.W.I.E™ blog, it immediatedly come to my mind that I would have dealt with it rather differently a few years ago. Why ? because of … Building your image online is common sense today, whether you are part of a company …

Kick the year off with a new logo – exclusive offer for Black Women in Europe™ Social Network members

Kick the year off with a new logo – exclusive offer for Black Women in Europe™ Social Network members

Happy 2011! Kick the year off with a new logo – exclusive offer for Black Women in Europe™ Social Network members Black Women in Europe™ Social Network members are entitled to an exclusive offer from Business Level member, Amsterdam-based Coloured Goodies. Ellen is offering a custom designed logo for you and/or your business for only …

Summer School on Black Europe – I’ve got to take this course!

Summer School on Black Europe – I’ve got to take this course!

Exploring Dimensions of Citizenship, Race and Ethnic Relations June 12th-30th, 2011 Download Application For additional information over this course, please contact Amy Abdou a.abdou@ninsee.nl or amyabdou@gmail.com Course Description The Summer School on Black Europe is an intensive three week course offered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The course is a collaboration between the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam …

Viktoria Walldin tackles invisible forces in Sweden’s architecture world

Viktoria Walldin tackles invisible forces in Sweden’s architecture world

Viktoria Walldin is a social anthropologist in Stockholm. Social anthropology is the scientific study of cultural and social types and of man as a cultural and social being. She is Sweden’s only social anthropologist with permanent employment in the construction industry. Read an interview with Viktoria on byggvarlden.se: “Det handlar om osynliga krafter” Av: Stefan …

Maryse Conde – award-winning French writer

Maryse Conde – award-winning French writer

Maryse Condé was born in Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe, a small French/Creole-speaking Caribbean island. She was sent by her parents to Paris, where she was educated at Lycée Fénéleon and Sorbonne, majoring in English. Condé has lived in London and worked for the BBC as a program producer. Teaching assignments include Jussieau, Nanterre, and Sorbonne Nouvelle. Condé …

Noella Coursaris connects the world through modelling and running a charity for children in the Congo

Noella Coursaris connects the world through modelling and running a charity for children in the Congo

Source: CNN Connect the World Noella Coursaris Musunka’s story is, by any standards, remarkable. Born in Lubumbashi in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, she lost her Greek father Georges at the age of five. Her Congolese mother, lacking the resources to raise her, sent Noella to live with relatives in Europe. After getting a …

Buyers and Investors Mission to Jamaica between Monday 24th January and Friday 28th January 2011

Buyers and Investors Mission to Jamaica between Monday 24th January and Friday 28th January 2011

The Jamaica Promotions Corporation, JAMPRO, the investment and export/trade facilitation agency of the Government of Jamaica, is pleased to invite your participation in a highly specialized and targeted Buyers and Investors Mission to Jamaica between Monday 24th January and Friday 28th January 2011. The 2009 FDI Report rates Jamaica as No. 2 for having the …

Diana Evans, award-winning writer and journalist

Diana Evans, award-winning writer and journalist

Hat tip: Euromight Source: Diana Evans Diana Evans was born in London and spent part of her childhood in Lagos, Nigeria. She studied Media Studies at the University of Sussex and was a dancer in the Brighton-based troupe Mashango before becoming a journalist and author. She has written features and criticism for Marie Claire, the …

Lola Odusoga-Wallinkiski – former Miss Finland and former Miss Scandinavia

Lola Odusoga-Wallinkiski – former Miss Finland and former Miss Scandinavia

Source: Wikipedia Iyabode Ololade (Lola) Remilekun Wallinkoski is a Finnish model and Miss Finland 1996. In 1997, she won the crown of Miss Scandinavia. On 17 June 1996 at the Miss Universe competition in Las Vegas, she was second-runner up. Her mother is Finnish and her father is Nigerian.

2011 World Diversity Leadership Summit EU Sponsorships Available

2011 World Diversity Leadership Summit EU Sponsorships Available

WDLS-EU 2011 Sponsorship Opportunities We offer a number of sponsorship packages to fit various needs and budgets. Ask for our extremely attractive Sponsorship Packages. Becoming a WDLS-EU Sponsor today means not only having attractive advantages but also positioning and strengthening your company’s visibility within the European and international Business and Diversity dialogue. Here are only …