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 …

Lorraine Pascale – Powerful woman

Lorraine Pascale – Powerful woman

Lorraine Pascale – England – Business & Entrepreneurship – The face of Sainsbury’s and Host of BBC TV Cooking and Baking Shows, Caterer, Chef, baker and patissier Lorraine Pascale grew up in Oxfordshire, England. At age 16, she was spotted by a model scout and her modeling career lead to her being the first British …

In memory of Dr. Rose Dieng-Kuntz – Powerful woman

In memory of Dr. Rose Dieng-Kuntz – Powerful woman

Dr. Rose Dieng-Kuntz – France – Science – Posthumous Award – Award-winning researcher in Artificial Intelligence 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 …

Calling all Howard University alumni in Europe | Red Tails

Calling all Howard University alumni in Europe | Red Tails

Are you a Bison? Did you attend Howard University? If you left in good standing or graduated you are eligible to join the Alumni network. Contact Christohper on c.adams@eigersecurities.com for more information. I am meeting a HU alum next week in Stockholm. It’s just a coincidence but it will be good to get a Bison hug. And …

MBA scholarship in the Netherlands| 20% discount offer from Isabis Beauty for our social network members

MBA scholarship in the Netherlands| 20% discount offer from Isabis Beauty for our social network members

Black Women in Europe Social Network Business level member Isabis Beauty is offering members a 20% discount on two products delivered to your door in Europe. Get the details and discount: http://www.blackwomenineuropesocialnetwork.com/profiles/blogs/wwww-isabisbeauty-com-launches     Planning on your MBA? Maybe you will be now that there is a full scholarship available in the Netherlands. Get the …

Virginia Wangare-Greiner – Powerful woman

Virginia Wangare-Greiner – Powerful woman

Virginia Wangare-Greiner – Germany – Social Activism – Founder of Maisha – fighting for immigrant African women in Germany Virginia Wangare-Greiner is the founder of Maisha, a self-help organization for African women in Germany which dates back to 1996. The concept is to empower each other to become a proud and active part of German …

Pamela Thomas-Graham – Powerful woman

Pamela Thomas-Graham – Powerful woman

Pamela Thomas-Graham – Business & Entrepreneurship – Switzerland – Member of the Executive Board of Credit Suisse Group AG and Credit Suisse AG Pamela Thomas-Graham has been the Chief Talent, Branding and Communications Officer and a member of the Executive Board of Credit Suisee Group AG and Credit Suisse AG since January 2010. Prior to …

Mary Lee Sjönell – Powerful woman

Mary Lee Sjönell – Powerful woman

Mary Lee Sjönell – Sweden – Media – Producer Mary Lee was educated in the States and has produced more than 800 commercials and has 10 years of feature film production experience, ranging from assistant camera, script revisions, art dept and production coordinator, to assistant accountant. Productions include among others “Passion Fish”, “Lonesome Dove”, “The …

2010 Power Lister Beatrice Acheleke continues to shine the light on diversity issues in Europe with the European Diversity and Business Congress

2010 Power Lister Beatrice Acheleke continues to shine the light on diversity issues in Europe with the European Diversity and Business Congress

2010 Power Lister Beatrice Acheleke continues to shine the light on diversity issues in Europe with the European Diversity and Business Congress. EU Commissioner Andor to assume patronage of EDIC 2012   László Andor, EU’s Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion assumes the patronage of the European Diversity and Business Congress 2012! The team of …

George Pau-Langevin – Powerful woman

George Pau-Langevin – Powerful woman

George Pau-Langevin – France – Politics – Member of Parliament George Pau-Langevin was born in Guadeloupe and studied at the Sorbonne and the University of Paris II. She is the former president of the Movement against Racism and for Friendship Among Peoples, and the National Agency for the Integration and Promotion of Workers Overseas. She …

Sisters sharing knowledge – Have you written down a to-do list for your social media life in 2012?

Sisters sharing knowledge – Have you written down a to-do list for your social media life in 2012?

From Laura Bazile in England options After a full year of hard work, you will probably pretend to still have options of joining ‘new’ types of online communities, leaving others, while keeping in mind that time is precious and what prevails is bringing something to others and to yourself. So go for it, do your …