Rose Dieng-Kuntz was a brilliant scientist and researcher in France

Rose Dieng-Kuntz was a brilliant scientist and researcher in France

Obituary by Emmanuelle Delsol, Le Monde Informatique Rose Dieng-Kuntz, a researcher at Sophia Antipolis, died at age 52 as a result of disease. Specialist in artificial intelligence, she ran for several years the work on knowledge management and semantic web at INRIA. She was the first African woman admitted to the Ecole Polytechnique in 1976 …

WDLS-EU is proud to announce that this year’s host of the Summit is the president of the Austrian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Ms Brigitte Jank

WDLS-EU is proud to announce that this year’s host of the Summit is the president of the Austrian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Ms Brigitte Jank

Brigitte Jank is a Viennese Entrepreneur, an officially appointed and sworn real estate expert and has been President of the Vienna Chamber of Commerce and Industry since 2004. She is also chairwoman of the Vienna branch of the Union of Enterprises and of the University Council of MODUL University Vienna. She is Deputy Chairwoman of …

2010 Black Women in Europe™ Power Lister, Samata Angel, wins green Hollywood Oscar competition

2010 Black Women in Europe™ Power Lister, Samata Angel, wins green Hollywood Oscar competition

British fashion entrepreneur Samata Angel has won the Red Carpet Green Dress competition. Launched by one of Hollywood’s greener couples, Suzy Amis Cameron and James Cameron (director of blockbusters such as Avatar and Titanic) who are well known for their commitment to helping the environment, the Red Carpet Green Dress competition set the task of …

War babies, Germany and love letters explaining the past

War babies, Germany and love letters explaining the past

From Noah Sow’s Blog: Afro-German History in New Karasek Book Release The post before this one is about a book release in German(y). The story is important to me though, so I’ll try to tell you the short version in English: The book by publishers Hellmuth Karasek and teNeues features important and historical letters and …

Sisters sharing knowledge – Let’s talk openly about weaves

Sisters sharing knowledge – Let’s talk openly about weaves

Lori van Echtelt from the Netherlands If I had a euro for every time a guy called me up and asked me what he can get for his girlfriends hair because “she is wearing a weave and I hate it”. I would be on a private island somewhere. We have seen the explosion of weaves …

Sisters sharing knowledge – Develop a passive income stream using the internet and membership sites

Sisters sharing knowledge – Develop a passive income stream using the internet and membership sites

Diane Corriette from England Last week I talked about**** creating and selling information products **** online well there is another way that can help you develop a passive income stream using the internet and that is with a membership site. There are all types of different memberships currently being run online: • You can send …

WDLS-EU is thrilled to unveil the Summit’s second keynote speaker: Mary-Frances Winters

WDLS-EU is thrilled to unveil the Summit’s second keynote speaker: Mary-Frances Winters

Mary-Frances will present on March 25th at 10:00am on “Managing Diversity, Inclusion and Multiple Identities in future workplaces and marketplaces”. This presentation combines both Mary-Frances Winters’ and Andrés Tapia’s thoughts, insights, findings and work in the field of Multiple Identities. Andrés was WDLS-EU’s eloquent and thought-provoking opening keynote speaker at Europe´s first Summit in 2010. …

Meet the impressive range of speakers for the World Diversity Leadership Summit EU 2011 in Vienna next month

Meet the impressive range of speakers for the World Diversity Leadership Summit EU 2011 in Vienna next month

True to its tradition WDLS-EU is once again featuring high-ranking international and national CEOs, diversity experts and practitioners, organisational development specialist, policy and decision makers, etc. Visit the WDLS EU 2011 conference website and find out who the extraordinary 60 plus speakers are who have signed up this year to speak at WDLS-EU 2011! The …

For the first time in history, the city of London will host an event that will showcase fashion which is inspired from Africa, and B.W.I.E™ is a proud media partner.

For the first time in history, the city of London will host an event that will showcase fashion which is inspired from Africa, and B.W.I.E™ is a proud media partner.

AFRICA FASHION WEEK DEBUTS IN LONDON OVER 60 DESIGNERS FROM ALL OVER THE CONTINENT OF AFRICA, TO DISPLAY THEIR ORIGINAL AFRICAN FABRICS AND DESIGNS IN LONDON IN AUGUST 2011 (PRESS RELEASE FEBRUARY 15TH 2011) For the first time in history, the city of London will host an event that will showcase fashion which is inspired …

Women in Public Policy Event (UK) : Women & the Budget

Women in Public Policy Event (UK) : Women & the Budget

Hat tip: Sista Talk Thursday 3 March 2011 Panel: 17:30-19:00 Reception: 17:00-21:00 House of Lords, London SW1A 0PW Chaired by the Rt Hon Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean, UNODG, Kabul, Afghanistan Panel speakers: Ceri Goddard CEO, Fawcett Society Professor Diane Elson University of Essex & Chair of the Women’s Budget Group Dr Shaheena Janjuha-Jivraj Director, …

Priscilla Lalisse-Jespersen is an author of two books and creator of an online magazine about Paris

Priscilla Lalisse-Jespersen is an author of two books and creator of an online magazine about Paris

Bio taken from pljbooks.com: Paris-based author Priscilla Lalisse-Jespersen has been writing since her mother put her in white patent leather shoes. She was the secretary at Sunday school when she was nine and loved taking the minutes and proudly reading them off at the end of service. However, her real encouragement didn’t come until she …

Fulbright Scholar, Mamie Hyatt is Keepin’ the Beat during an Afternoon with James Bradley Jr. for Black History Month in Stockholm

Fulbright Scholar, Mamie Hyatt is Keepin’ the Beat during an Afternoon with James Bradley Jr. for Black History Month in Stockholm

PRESS RELEASE / FEB 20, 2011 GALLERI DUERR presents: “Keepin’ the Beat: An Afternoon with James Bradley Jr.” DATE: Sunday, February 20, 2011 TIME: 14.30 – 17.30 ADDRESS: Vanadisvägen 29, Stockholm (corner Västmannagatan) ADMISSION: 220 sek (cash only), including reception Galleri Duerr is pleased to present, “Keepin’ the Beat: An Afternoon with James Bradley Jr.” …

Sisters sharing knowledge – Coworking is the events new genre

Sisters sharing knowledge – Coworking is the events new genre

Laura Bazile from France A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to attend in Paris the presentation of Physical Computing, presented by a start-up using that technology to show their (own) expertise and the amazing amount of implementation in new projects, added to combination with other technologies in various spheres. It took place in …

Sisters sharing knowledge – Develop a passive income stream using the internet and information products

Sisters sharing knowledge – Develop a passive income stream using the internet and information products

Diane Corriette from England One of the most difficult parts of being online for most business professionals is knowing exactly how they can use the internet to bring in additional profits to their business. One of the proven ways I often recommend comes from writing information products. Have you ever bought an ebook or an …

African American women in Europe are invited to Go, Tell Michelle

African American women in Europe are invited to Go, Tell Michelle

The mid-term election of 2010 has raised our concerns about the up-coming presidential election and is also the mid-point of the Obama administration. It is an opportune time for Black women to, once again, express their thoughts, feelings, concerns to Michelle Obama. The deadline for letters to Michelle, book 2 has been extended to March …

Heidelberg University and the Heidelberg Center for American Studies

Heidelberg University and the Heidelberg Center for American Studies

Hat tip: Black German Cultural Society, Inc. Heidelberg University and the Heidelberg Center for American Studies (HCA) are proud to announce the creation of a new fellowship honoring James W.C. Pennington, an African American churchman, abolitionist, and pacifist who holds a special place in the history of our university. Born into slavery in Maryland, Pennington …

Sisters sharing knowledge – How to add your Facebook Page on to your Facebook Profile

Sisters sharing knowledge – How to add your Facebook Page on to your Facebook Profile

From England Diane Corriette helps business owners and professionals use the internet to bring in more visitors, leads and business. If you are an entrepreneur looking to build a persona online that will bring in work for you or a local business who wants to use online marketing to attract customers call her on +44208 …