Donna Kinnair, Director of Nursing, Policy and Practice, Royal College of Nirsing

Donna Kinnair, Director of Nursing, Policy and Practice Dame Professor Donna Kinnair, joined the RCN as head of Nursing in 2015, providing leadership to the Nursing departments. Donna was then promoted and joined the RCN Executive Team to Director of Nursing, Policy and Practice in 2016, where her key role is to work with UK-wide …

Stacy Johnson – Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences

University of Nottingham Biography Stacy Johnson is an Associate Professor at the University of Nottingham in the School of Health Sciences. After training as a nurse and completing a BSc in Health Studies at the University of Manchester, she read for a Masters degree in Economic and Quantitative Methods in Healthcare at City, University of …

Cultural events in England from today through August 2017

Source: Ligali.org Here is where to be. Nne Agwu Afrakan Storytelling Festival When: 28 July – 31 July 2017 Where: Chiltern Retreats Parmoor Farm RG9 6PS Greetings highly favoured Nne Agwu family. Shanti-Chi presents the 6th Afrakan Storytelling Festival 4 day camp. We honour the Godfather of storytelling literature Chinua Achebe. In this time we will …

Exclusive discount-Weekend Wellness Retreat: 18-20 August 2017

Scroll to the bottom for your exclusive discount. A Weekend of Wellness: Relax, Relate, Release! Fri, Aug 18, 20174:00pm Sun, Aug 20, 20173:00pm Bore PlaceBore Place RdChiddingstone Kent TN8 7ARUK Join the OYA team for a weekend away at Bore Place, 500 acres of beautiful fully organic farmland near Sevenoaks in Kent. The retreat will include …

Alexandra Burke is ‘Deloris van Cartier’ in Sister Act

Alexandra Burke is a Diva with a Secret Alexandra Burke starred as ‘Rachel Marron’ in the national tour of “The Bodyguard”, a part she also played in the West End. She originally rose to fame after winning the fifth series of The X Factor. Her debut number one single Hallelujah sold over one million copies …

Angela Maynard is the founder of Botany independent plant and lifestyle store in Hackney

Botany was founded in 2014 by Angela Maynard, after a 12-year career in Product Development for various British brands. Botany is an independent plant & lifestyle store situated on Chatsworth Road in the heart of Hackney’s creative community. Her shop’s ethos: We believe that good, useful, ethical design and considered surroundings make for a beautiful …

The Kofo Collective Presents: 195 Lewis Oxford

195 Lewis 195 Lewis is an independent web series project about a Black lesbian couple in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn striving to practice radical honesty in their (newly) polyamorous relationship. Join us Oxford for an exclusive screening of season one! DATE AND TIME Fri, May 5, 2017 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM BST LOCATION Investcorp Building, St …

Afro Hair & Beauty LIVE 2017 Instagram contest & Annual Show

  AFRO HAIR & BEAUTY LIVE LAUNCHES #AFROHAIRSHOWCOMP INSTAGRAM HAIRSTYLIST COMPETITION Calling all hairstylists promoting your work on Instagram! Are you #AHBL’S next top hairstylist? Do you have what it takes to be Afro Hair & Beauty LIVE’s Instagram Hair Stylist 2017? Get your photographs ready for the launch of #AFROHAIRSHOWCOMP our brand new Instagram …

Margaret V. Aberdeen has written The Book Every Mother Needs!

Priceless Roles of a Mother   This influential memoir and handbook includes ‘My Journey as a Mother’ which tells the tale of how I conquered an abusive relationship, the tragic loss of my second son, homelessness, and cancer. But it’s not just about me, this book is spoken by mothers from all walks of life. It …

Jewell Parker Rhodes talks at the Oxford Literary Festival

Jewell Parker Rhodes talks to Catherine Johnson Towers Falling: 15 Years After 9/11 Award-winning American author Jewell Parker Rhodes talks about her new novel that helps children who were not alive at the time to understand the horrific impact of the events of 9/11. Rhodes’s newest book Towers Falling follows 15-year-old Brooklyn resident Dèja as …

Patrice Lawrence talks at Oxford Literary Festival

Patrice Lawrence, Clare Furniss and Juno Dawson talk to Anna James Young Adult Special Event: Welcome to the Real World Some of the best, most exciting and most challenging young adult novels of today are set in the real world. Hear three top authors Patrice Lawrence, Clare Furniss and Juno Dawson discuss with writer and …

Gemma Cairney talks at Oxford Literary Festival

Open: A Toolkit for How Magic and Messed Up Life Can Be Kick off your weekend in style with television and radio personality, journalist, and teen ambassador Gemma Cairney as she opens up to writer, illustrator, and performer Laura Dockrill about how magic and messed up life can be. Join these two fabulous women for …

International Women’s Day – We celebrate us everyday here

Source: Facebook’s She Means Business   Championing girls through hair care “Every day, I think about how I can improve or contribute to the world and make life more exciting, enjoyable and fulfilling—not only for myself but for the women and girls around me.” Since around the age of 4, Jamelia Donaldson has had a …

Marverine Cole has launched the UK’s first podcast dedicated to women of colour.

Quintessential is Britain’s biggest conversation, celebrating women of colour – curated and hosted by award-winning Journalist & Broadcaster, Marverine Cole. Quintessential is a series of monthly podcasts, offering inspiration and positivity. Revealing intriguing stories and unique perspectives from a wealth of incredible women, from all walks of life. Work-life balance, health and well-being, business and …

New Me in an Old World Yoga Retreat Discount

EXCLUSIVE discount for Black Women in Europe readers: 20% discount using the code “bwejan” New Me in an Old World Ashtanga-Vinyasa Yoga * Ayurveda * Kemetic Yoga * Massage Meditation * Reiki * Sisterhood * Vegan meals   Join the OYA team for a weekend mini-festival together at Oxon Hoath, a beautifully exclusive 73 acre …

Grace Wales Bonner – Breakthrough Designer

Haper Bazaar’s Woman of the Year “This bright British talent creates clothes that redefine ideas of ethnicity and gender“. Informed by broad research that encompasses critical theory, composition, literature, and historical sources, WALES BONNER explores a distinctive notion of luxury via a hybrid of European and African approaches. Grace Wales Bonner graduated from Central St. …