Myra Maimoh, a smart and dynamic native of Cameroon, based in Germany

Myra Maimoh, a smart and dynamic native of Cameroon, based in Germany

Hat tip: Euromight Source: Myra Maimoh Myra Maimoh, a smart and dynamic native of Cameroon, based in Germany seems to have a magnetic, almost magical pull to music not common for newcomers. Her genuine love for music together with genuine love for people, a trait which seems to be disappearing at these modern times are …

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series –  Scotland 2 – Wife. Bride. Life.

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – Scotland 2 – Wife. Bride. Life.

In a nutshell, I’m a Canadian expat living in Scotland by way of Japan. This blog is about my experiences living abroad and my life as a woman and a wife. For a time, I anticipated writing about being a mother, but sadly that dream ended on 17th May 2010 when I went into premature …

Lydia Nnenna Obute is Austria’s Next Top Model

Lydia Nnenna Obute is Austria’s Next Top Model

Hat tip: Euromight Source: Kurier Wie allgemein erwartet wurde, hat sich Lydia Obute bei “Austria’s Next Topmodel” durchgesetzt. Die 17-jährige Wienerin wurde am Sonntag von der Puls 4-Jury als Gewinnerin der TV-Casting-Show auserkoren. Im Finale der letzten Zwei hat sich Lydia letztendlich gegen Katharina Theuermann (16) aus Kärnten durchgesetzt. “Ich bin total aus dem Häuschen”, …

Sisters Sharing Knowledge – Expat banking guide

Sisters Sharing Knowledge – Expat banking guide

From Lisa Mitchell A Guide to Expat Banking 1) Q – What is the single most important aspect of financial services that an expat should know once they have accepted an international assignment? A – Take care of your financial services pre-departure. Do not wait until you have arrived in your new host country to …

UK entrepreneur Zhana invites you to advertise your business to 100,000 people

UK entrepreneur Zhana invites you to advertise your business to 100,000 people

More Black Success Volume 10 will be advertised to one hundred thousand or more Black people internationally. These are educated, well-read people. This is a great opportunity for you to grow your business by reaching prospective customers. You can place an ad in MBS10 from just £30/€34. Your ad will remain in the ebook forever. …

Sisters Sharing Knowledge – Dangers faced when living abroad: be financially prepared

Sisters Sharing Knowledge – Dangers faced when living abroad: be financially prepared

From Lisa R. Mitchell at Global Money Matters 7 Financial Tips to Help Expatriates Prepare for When Danger and Disaster Strike Abroad Summary: The unrest in Libya, Bahrain and the tsunami in Japan are vivid examples of the unexpected dangers faced when living abroad. How would you move money, pay bills and conduct other necessary …

Rougui Dia is the head chef at 144 PETROSSIAN in Paris

Rougui Dia is the head chef at 144 PETROSSIAN in Paris

Hat tip: Euromight Be sure to read Monique Well’s interview with Chef Dia. Snippet of article by By Laurent Feneau Rougui Dia comes from a Senegalese family of seven children, five girls and two boys. Every evening, once their homework had been done, the girls shared the housework and the cooking. Which meant that Rougui …

Dr. Monique Y. Wells has the Keys to Mastering a Well-rounded Life

Dr. Monique Y. Wells has the Keys to Mastering a Well-rounded Life

Dr. Wells leads by example. She approaches the speaker’s podium with a background of public presentations at scientific congresses and workshops in the U.S., Europe, and Asia. She has provided guided walks and presentations to students from schools such as Syracuse University, Stanford University, and Rice University for the past ten years, teaching about the …

Black Women in Europe Power Lister is YoungProGlobal’s New International Director

Black Women in Europe Power Lister is YoungProGlobal’s New International Director

YoungProGlobal (YPG) is a global professional networking organization that provides experiences of professional, social and development engagements for our members and their communities. During the week of February 20, 2011, YPG had the pleasure of hosting Yana Johnson, MBE (Member of the British Empire) founder and Director of Yana Cosmetics Ltd. in the US. She …

Summary, 4th Meeting of the European Integration Forum 6-7 December 2010, Brussels

Summary, 4th Meeting of the European Integration Forum 6-7 December 2010, Brussels

Summary, Adrianne George, BEWC Board, Sweden not supported Speaker summaries Aygul Özkan, Minister for Social, Women’s Affairs, Health and Integration of Lower Saxony (Germany) Immigrants are obliged to take language and politics course. Young people have to get involved in politics. School level education and language education are the keys to integrating 1st – 4th …

Ovo Drenth, born in Zuidlaren, the Netherlands is an Amsterdam-based model

Ovo Drenth, born in Zuidlaren, the Netherlands is an Amsterdam-based model

Hat tip: Euromight By Georgette Koning on Italian Vogue Name Ovo Drenth. Famous for Being a model. Distinctive features Her smile and her glance. Career Of Nigerian origin, she grew up in a village in the Dutch countryside, utterly removed from the fashion system. But her determination helped her pave her own way. “No scout …

Nicole Bus – Award winning singer in the Netherlands

Nicole Bus – Award winning singer in the Netherlands

Bio: Nicole Bus website Nicole Bus is a soulful singer-songwriter with a raw and authentic sound. At age eleven Nicole started writing and composing her own songs. Her music is a presentation of her believes and deepest felt emotions. Compassionate and nurturing her music manages to empower and comfort. Even though she is still considered …

Taking Care of Business in Italy 2 – Andrea Adams’ The Velvet Circle

Taking Care of Business in Italy 2 – Andrea Adams’ The Velvet Circle

Andrea is a multilingual global traveler, international entrepreneur, executive producer and style aficionado. Beginning her career as a Global Marketing and Sales Executive for Fortune 500 companies, Andrea’s work and travel assignments have taken her to more than 40 countries around the world. She has lived in Italy, Spain, France, Los Angeles, and New York, …

Black German Cultural Society, Inc. : Strengthening Transatlantic Connections Convention

Black German Cultural Society, Inc. : Strengthening Transatlantic Connections Convention

The Black German Cultural Society, Inc. is excited to announce its 1st Annual Convention to be held from August 19 to 21, 2011, at the German Historical Institute (GHI) in Washington, DC. With the theme of “Strengthening Transatlantic Connections,” the convention will host guests and presenters from our international community in Germany and the United …

Sisters Sharing Knowledge – Four Creative ways to use a blog

Sisters Sharing Knowledge – Four Creative ways to use a blog

From England, Diane Corriette While a large number of people have picked up on the fact that you can make money with a blog that isn’t the only way blogs can be used – blogging can be a great activity to engage in as a way of expressing your thoughts, feelings , opinions and even …

Hapsatou Sy – Becoming entrepreneur of one’s own life

Hapsatou Sy – Becoming entrepreneur of one’s own life

Born in Paris suburb in 1981, Hapsatou Sy managed to build a business success from scratch in about 5 years. She has recently founded a program to help women entrepreneurs in France and abroad. In this great talk, Hapsatou shares her inspiring story and offers a powerful vision of human solidarity. Read Hapsatou’s Blog, shop …