Make up course for the make up enthusiast and aspiring professional

Make up course for the make up enthusiast and aspiring professional

Do you love the glamour and drama of make up or desire to learn how to create the no- make up look even though you have on make up? About MINK London Conceived in the summer of 2005 by accomplished makeup artist Funmi Odegbami, MINK has grown into a successful makeup business. Having worked and …

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – Germany 6 – Afro Meets Europe

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – Germany 6 – Afro Meets Europe

This blog is home of 2 afro sisters living an intercultural life in Germany. Here we share our daily afro-euro experiences and our passion for the arts and culture, fashion, mode, design and everything in between. We love all things afro, ethno, and boho(bohemian) . http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-oJFOCcNfHB8/TltvYE0DUfI/AAAAAAAAAEY/ddlo5lNX6DI/s175/3.JPG Donna and Lucy are the ladies behind this blog. …

Join us at the European Diversity & Inclusion Congress

Join us at the European Diversity & Inclusion Congress

Join us at the European Diversity & Inclusion Congress 1st -2nd of March 2012 Vienna Overview of congress topics The European approach to managing inclusive diversity Work-life Flexibility: challenges, benefits and opportunities for companies and employees Making Work-life Flexibility an issue for management including CEOs Setting company diversity targets and quotas to drive inclusion in …

CinemAfricas filmfrukost på Bio Rio in Stockholm

CinemAfricas filmfrukost på Bio Rio in Stockholm

Söndag 16 oktober Efter en lång sommar är vi äntligen tillbaka med höstens första filmfrukost: 3 x kvinnors berättelser! Vi visar tre filmer som alla väcker frågor om identitet och makt, om vår samtid och om hur spåren av kolonisationen lever kvar och fortfarande formar vår syn på varandra och världen. I de tre filmerna …

Walking The Spirit Tours is a new Business Level member on the Black Women in Europe Social Network

Walking The Spirit Tours is a new Business Level member on the Black Women in Europe Social Network

Julia Browne and Walking The Spirit Tours have just become Business Level members of our network. Walking The Spirit Tours is the most indepth and entertaining series of year-round tours of Black Paris.   They will accompany you through 200 years to relive the challenges and victories experienced by African-Americans and Africans as they recreated a life in …

Get one-on-one help learning French or Spanish: Conquering Babel

Get one-on-one help learning French or Spanish: Conquering Babel

The Kindle (you can read a Kindle book from almost any electronic device – including a PC. See amazon.com/kindleapps for more details) version of Conquering Babel has now been updated to include a code which entitles the owner to 10% off French and Spanish lessons, face to face in Brussels or by Skype anywhere else. …

Fall 2011 Issue of Black Expat is online

Fall 2011 Issue of Black Expat is online

We are one issue away from celebrating our third anniversary. We would like to thank the many readers who have been with us on our wonderful journey and all the authors and contributors who have made the magazine what it is. This issue we will again not dissapoint profiling photographers in Milan, professors in Shanghai, …

Szjerdene (pronounced JhurDEEN) has quietly commanded the attention of music lovers, journalists and artists

Szjerdene (pronounced JhurDEEN) has quietly commanded the attention of music lovers, journalists and artists

Hat tip: Euromight Born and raised in the Hackney neighborhood of North London, 22-year-old Szjerdene (pronounced JhurDEEN) has quietly commanded the attention of music lovers, journalists and artists. Citing Mariah Carey as her sole childhood inspiration, Szjerdene credits the superstar with introducing her to a life-long love of music. “I listened to her most of …

Nayasha Matonhodze is the new face of Louis Vuitton

Nayasha Matonhodze is the new face of Louis Vuitton

“My eyes filled up with tears and I thought ‘Lord you are lucky!’” said Matonhodze of the moment she discovered she had been chosen to star as one of six up-and-coming models in Vuitton’s campaign, photographed in a vintage car at a disused Brooklyn aerodrome. “It didn’t actually hit me until I was sat in …

Samantha-jane: the brains and talent behind FABRYAN

Samantha-jane: the brains and talent behind FABRYAN

FABRYAN (fa-bri-an) is anything but ordinary. Born not only out of a love for all things fashion, but an appreciation for unique, feminine and alluring designs. Samantha-Jane’s business acumen coupled with her passion for fashion resulted in the launch of FABRYAN in September 2010, during London Fashion week at Fashion Mavericks. Creating a distinctive quintessential …

Leila Luliana da Costa Vieira Lopes  – Miss Universe 2011

Leila Luliana da Costa Vieira Lopes – Miss Universe 2011

Miss Universe 2011, the 60th anniversary of the Miss Universe pageant, was held at the Credicard Hall in São Paulo, Brazil on September 12, 2011. Ximena Navarrete of Mexico crowned her successor, Leila Luliana da Costa Vieira Lopes of Angola, at the end of this event. Angola (Leila Lopes) is the first winner of Miss …

Sisters sharing knowledge – Let the screen reveal who you are!

Sisters sharing knowledge – Let the screen reveal who you are!

From Laura Bazile in France: Thinking about when I was first stepped into social media, I realized that it was meant to happen, essentially triggered by my passion for new technologies. Going further, I take and give there what I choose to. I meet amazing people on an international scale and keep on learning and …

With Love From Friends fundraiser in London

With Love From Friends fundraiser in London

How could I refuse? Hi B.W.I.E, I am writing on behalf of With Love From Friends (www.wlff.co.uk), a voluntary organisation which organises events every year to raise funds for the advancement of quality education in Nigeria and Africa at large. This year we are organising an Old Hollywood themed fundraising ball (01 October) for about …

I asked the members of the Black Women in Europe social network who lived in the UK to share their post-riot thoughts.

I asked the members of the Black Women in Europe social network who lived in the UK to share their post-riot thoughts.

I posed the question: The fires may have stopped burning but is the public still fuming? Two ladies agreed to share what they have written. Zhana wrote: It takes an enormous amount of courage to say, “we will not give in to fear. We will not give vent to our violent impulses“. But this is …

An invitation to submit to Kindred: A Conversation Between Black Women

An invitation to submit to Kindred: A Conversation Between Black Women

I found this invitation from Ann Daramola, Publisher of Kindred Magazine in my email box today and I am doing as requested: sharing this information with you. Hello Black Women In Europe, My name is Ann- aka @afrolicious and @simplyann on twitter – and I would love to invite you and your readers to submit …

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – The Netherlands 2 – Sprottje

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – The Netherlands 2 – Sprottje

Read the who and why behind the blog: Hello, It’s up in the air and ready to go. My blog on Black hair from a european perspective. I am also writing a book on trend, styling and managing ‘black hair’. For the view americans amoungst you, this might seem strange, but on this subject, here …

Sisters sharing knowledge –  It’s getting Deep – Deep Conditioners

Sisters sharing knowledge – It’s getting Deep – Deep Conditioners

Lori van Echtelt from the Netherlands I will stand on my soapbox and testify to deep conditioners. I have been doing my hair since I was 9 years old and I have this Sunday ritual of letting the deep conditioner sit in my hair. It forces you to slow down when you sit under a …