Victoria Walldin – Powerful woman

Victoria Walldin – Powerful woman

Victoria Walldin – Sweden – Lifestyle – Anthropologist Viktoria Walldin works with architects to ensure that their green designs are in tune with urban culture. She uses participation and analysis to determine how people use spaces and places and what does and does not work. Fascinated by the “space syntax” method and how it relates …

Zawe Ashton – From Fresh Meat to Dreams of a Life

Zawe Ashton – From Fresh Meat to Dreams of a Life

Hat tip: Euromight Source: The Guardian (Zawe Ashton) has been written about in those “people to watch” pieces. Exciting times. At the age of 27, Zawe (pronounced zow-ee) Ashton is on the brink of big things. She is funny, vibrant and charismatic; tall, with a strong, deep voice, she inhabits a big space. I think …

Partricia V. Sellers – Powerful woman

Partricia V. Sellers – Powerful woman

Patricia Sellers – England – Law – Special Legal Advisor to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Professor Patricia Sellers is on the faculty of Oxford University. Additionally she is Special Legal Advisor to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Children in Armed Conflict. From 1994-2007, Professor Sellers …

Igiaba Scego – Powerful woman

Igiaba Scego – Powerful woman

Igiaba Scego – Italy – Literature – Award-winning author Igiaba Scego was born in Rome in 1974 to Somali parents. She writes for l’Unità, “Internazionale” and many other magazines that talk about migrations and African cultures, such as “Nigrizia”. Her books include: Pecore nere (Laterza 2005), Oltre Babilonia (Donzelli 2008) and La mia casa è …