Pauline Long – Powerful Woman

Pauline Long – Powerful Woman

Pauline Long Pauline Long is a Kenyan born entrepreneur, philanthropist, fashion designer and presenter. She is the founder of Europe’s biggest award ceremony for black and ethnic personalities in entertainment, film, fashion, television and arts (BEFFTA). The award ceremony celebrates and promotes the achievements of a very talented and hard-working community often over looked. As …

Doreen D. Lawrence – Powerful Woman

Doreen D. Lawrence – Powerful Woman

Doreen D. Lawrence Doreen D. Lawrence, née Graham OBE is a British campaigner and writer who first came to public attention in 1993 as the mother of Stephen Lawrence, a black British teenager who was murdered in a racial attack in South East London. Following the murder of her son Doreen Lawrence believed that the …

Baroness Cécile de Massy – Powerful Woman

Baroness Cécile de Massy – Powerful Woman

Baroness Cécile de Massy Baroness Cécile de Massy, born in the Caribbean country of Guadeloupe, is the wife of Christian Louis, Baron de Massy, the nephew of the late Prince Rainier of Monaco. She is the founder and President of Ladies Lunch Monaco which raises money for children’s charities in Monaco. Read the full 2012 …

Natalie Louise Brown – Powerful Woman

Natalie Louise Brown – Powerful Woman

Natalie Louise Brown Natalie Louise Brown is a woman on a mission – to motivate, inspire and uplift other women. Natalie is the creator of the Inspired Dreams (ID – What’s Your ID?) brand which incorporates ID Media, ID Publishing, ID Education, ID Property and ID Fashion. She is currently working on the production of …

Fatou Bensouda – Powerful Woman

Fatou Bensouda – Powerful Woman

Fatou Bensouda On 12 December 2011, Mrs. Fatou Bensouda of The Gambia was elected by consensus Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court by the Assembly of States Parties. Mrs. Bensouda was sworn in on 15 June 2012. Mrs. Bensouda had previously held the position of ICC Deputy Prosecutor (Prosecutions), having been elected with an overwhelming …

Smiles for Christmas is pleased to invite you to our Annual Christmas Fundraising and Networking Event

Smiles for Christmas is pleased to invite you to our Annual Christmas Fundraising and Networking Event

          Join old and new friends for drinks and a relaxed evening whilst learning about what Smiles for Christmas is doing for children in orphanages in Ghana , the charity’s vision for 2013 and how you can get involved! There will also be speakers who will share inspirational stories about their work with children around …

Jacqueline Nwokeji-Ani is a Leadership/Career Coach, Lecturer, Inspirational Speaker and Author/Writer and a fellow member of the School of Social Entrepreneurs

Jacqueline Nwokeji-Ani is a Leadership/Career Coach, Lecturer, Inspirational Speaker and Author/Writer and a fellow member of the School of Social Entrepreneurs

                    Jacqueline Nwokeji-Ani is a Leadership/Career Coach, Lecturer, Inspirational Speaker and Author/Writer and a fellow member of the School of Social Entrepreneurs. Her mission is to empower others to fulfill their life’s purpose. As a sought after speaker her listed messages include, The Empowered Woman, The …

Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2012 – A List of Our Own©

Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2012 – A List of Our Own©

2010 List | 2011 List | 2013 List | 2014 List Bola Agbaje Bola Agbaje (born c. 1981) is an award-winning British playwright of Nigerian origin, who is under commission with Paines Plough and Tiata Fahodzi. Agbaje was born in London. She briefly lived in Nigeria from the age of six to eight but now lives …

Black Mental Health UK wins Ebony Business and Recognition Awards 2012

Black Mental Health UK wins Ebony Business and Recognition Awards 2012

Human rights campaigns group Black Mental Health UK (BMH UK) has won this year’s Ebony Business & Recognition Award (EbrAwards 2012) for its outstanding work in the area of health, care and wellbeing. Honouring the work led by BMH UK’s director and Black Women in Europe Power Lister Matilda MacAttam the campigns group won the …

Bebe Clement is a Public speaker, legal adviser and Master of Ceremonies.

Bebe Clement is a Public speaker, legal adviser and Master of Ceremonies.

Bebe was born Abim­bola Akin­sanya. At 10, her mother died sud­denly and being the eldest of 12 chil­dren, her child­hood was effec­tively over as she strug­gled to be a mother to her sib­lings while fur­ther­ing her education. From a young age it became clear that pub­lic speak­ing was her gift. She joined the debat­ing team …

Pickaninny character in children’s film and merchandise

Pickaninny character in children’s film and merchandise

HELP US STOP THE COMPANY “BROKIGA” SPREADING RACIST STEREOTYPES OF BLACK CHILDREN IN CHILDREN’RS BOOKS, ANIMATION AND MERCHANDISE WORLD WIDE! The pickanniny is a derogatory image. Should kids embrace it? PLEASE EMAIL THE LICENSE COMPANY AND THE RETAILERS AND ASK THEM TO PLEASE STOP SPREADING RACIST IMAGES BY SELLING “BROKIGA” . peder.tamm@pluslicens.se http://www.pluslicens.se/index.php/site/art_and_design_details/little_pink_brokiga/  

Pat McGrath, the most influential make-up artist in the world

Pat McGrath, the most influential make-up artist in the world

Source: i-D Pat McGrath is i-D’s Beauty Director and one of the most legendary and adored make-up artists working in the fashion industry today. Born in Northampton in 1970, Pat developed a fascination with beauty as a young girl watching her mum get ready in the morning and spending evenings watching old movies. Despite having …

Are You Ready for Your Business to EVOLVE?

Are You Ready for Your Business to EVOLVE?

Over the years Sonia Brown MBE has become renowned as an empowering voice for women in business.  She enjoys a large following from entrepreneurs who are impressed with the way she has helped them accomplish growth in their business with her success building marketing systems and structures, which has helped them to stand out from …