A Look At Abisara Machold – A Workshop Facilitator At The 1st Black European Women’s Congress in Vienna

Abisara Machold led the second round of the “Identity and Empowerment” workshop at the 1st Black Women European’s Congress in Vienna. She did so with great enthusiasm, often injecting poetry that reflected a point that was raised, and ended by asking all of the participants to hold hands and, one-by-one, to state what the congress …

A Look At Brenda King-Speaker at the 1st Black European Women’s Congress in Vienna

Hopefully you watched the video of Brenda King’s opening remarks at the 1st Black European Women’s Congress last week in Vienna. Brenda emphasised that when she was invited to attend the Congress she made sure that she wrote her abstract personally. Now I want to give you a look at her role in Brussels on …

What the media articles won’t tell you about what happened at the 1st Black European Women’s Congress in Vienna

1. Each Black European Woman attending felt a bond with each other. We were all sisters together regardless of our African origin or European location. 2. Every woman at the Congress made a personal and/or financial committment to be in Vienna and each one made a committment to reach out to other Black European women …

When Sisters from 16 Different EU Countries Get Together, Good Things Happen!

I made it to Vienna for the 1st Black European Women’s Congress and I am so grateful to be here. Unfortunately the hotel does not have a wireless connection and I am having connection problems using the cables, so I cannot blog live and share the photos and videos I have taken (yet), but in …

Vienna Declaration from the 1st Black European Women’s Congress

Vienna Declaration from the 1st Black European Women’s Congress Declaration of the Black European Women´s Congress Vienna, 27 – 29th September 2007 We Black European Women from 16 EU Member States, and Switzerland, gathered in Vienna from 27 – 29th September 2007 within the framework of the European Year for Equal Opportunities for All; under …

I’m getting excited!

It’s not long now that I will attend the 1st Black European Women’s Congress in Vienna. This is a European Union directive with the main goal being the discussion of ways to improve the lives of black women and children in Europe. I’m all for that! I recently learned that black women will be coming …

Black European Women’s Congress 2007

2007 has been declared European Year for Equal Opportunities for All by the European Union. The International Center for Black Women’s Perspectives (AFRA) is taking this as a challenge to organise the 1stBlack European Women’s Congress from September 27-29 2007 in Vienna, Austria. The 1st Black European Women’s Congress intends to bring together black women …