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Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2015 – A List of Our Own©

Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2015 – A List of Our Own© In 2010 the Black Women in Europe™ Blog released its first Power List naming 58 women across Europe in 6 categories. For the past two years the list was called down to highlight 5 women. This year the awardees are in the …

Cecilia Gärding wins silver at the Eurovision Connect Awards 2015.

Black Women in Europe Power Lister Cecilia Gärding‘s first trailer Tolvkommfyra, that she directed, as part of the 12,4 Campaign, to address the issue of Swedish youth not finishing secondary high school, initiated by The Swedish Educational Broadcasting Company, won silver at the Eurovision Connect Awards 2015. The Sochi Winter Olympics campaign won gold.  The …

A Day in Brussels – Meeting Minister Cecile Kyenge, Italy

With roots stemming back to 2007 with The Vienna Declaration the Black European Women’s Council (BEWC) is set to revive itself. The first step was a face-to-face meeting with some of the board members representing Austria, Italy, Sweden and the United Kingdom. In addition to discussing the future of the BEWC we had the honor …

Cecilie Kyenge, Member of European Parliament, Italy

In 2013 Cecile Kyenge was named to the Black Women in Europe Power List after her appointment to Minister of Integration in Italy. During that time she endured abuse from her colleagues. Cécile Kyenge Kashetu is a Congolese-born Italian politician and ophthalmologist. She is the Minister for Integration in the current Italian government. She has …

Led by Brenda King, Chief Executive, African & Caribbean Diversity is improving the lives of our youth.

Led by Brenda King, Chief Executive, African & Caribbean Diversity are improving the lives of our youth. In 2014 African & Caribbean Diversity has been recognised for its leadership in attracting, retaining and progressing the best Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) talent by being Highly Commended for the Developing Talent Award – Attraction at …

Powerful Woman – Alice Bah Kuhnke

Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2014 – A List of Our Own© Alice Bah Kuhnke Alice Bah Kuhnke is the Swedish Minister of Culture and Democracy since October 2014, a former television presenter, Board Professional and one of the founders of the think tank Sektor3. On October 3 she was elected to Minister of …

European Union (EU) and Africa, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) regions working together

Here are three inspirational ladies who make me proud to be a black woman. The photo was taken at the European Parliament in Strasbourg during the meeting of parliamentarians between the European Union (EU) and Africa, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) regions. These inspirational three attended the Women’s Forum held last Saturday morning to discuss “Giving …

Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2014 – A List of Our Own©

Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2014 – A List of Our Own© In 2010 the Black Women in Europe™ Blog released its first Power List naming 58 women across Europe in 6 categories. To commemorate our fifth list this year we name 5 women the following categories: Advocacy, Culture, Lifestyle, Politics, and Sports. This …

Call for nominations and sponsorship for the 5th Black Women in Europe™: Power List – A List of Our Own©

2014 Black Women in Europe™: Power List – A List of Our Own© To mark the list’s 5th year we will celebrate 5 women who have inspired us to be more than we thought possible. Call for Nominations Who do you think should be on the 2014 Black Women in Europe™: Power List – A …

Black Women in Europe™: Power Lists – A List of Our Own© are in the top 4% most viewed on SlideShare in 2013.

Since debuting in 2010 the Black Women in Europe™: Power List – A List of Our Own© has been popular. 2013 was no exception. Have you read the power list? Nominations for 2014 can be submitted to contact@blackwomenineurope.com through 1 September 2014.   View the 2013 list today. http://www.slideshare.net/ageorgegal/black-women-in-europe-power-list-2013-a-list-of-our-own

Justina Mutale, UK – Powerful woman

Social Activism Founder: POSITIVE RUNWAY: Global Catwalk to Stop the Spread Multi-award winning Founder & CEO of POSITIVE RUNWAY: Global Catwalk to Stop the Spread, a worldwide HIV/AIDS response campaign with presence in over 150 countries, spanning 6 continents spread across the globe. POSITIVE RUNWAY is registered on the United Nations Department for Social and …

Susan Enie Muyang Tatah, Germany – Powerful woman

The Arts: Germany Founder & CEO International African Festival Susan is an Entrepreneur and Visionary and African Leisure tour promoter and events manager. Her goal is to gather and empower the African Diaspora worldwide, irrespective of their country of origin, religious background, gender and status for a short vacation, cultural bath and spiritual pilgrimage once a year …

Claire Requa, Denmark – Powerful woman

Design Award winning jewelry and lighting designer Much of my work starts with observing nature, window shopping and seeing what is NOT there, and then to my computer. After 3 years of doing just decor, I went into upcycling the acrylic from the production of chandeliers and CLAIRELY upcycled jewellery was born. Accent has participated …

Ade Onilude, UK – Powerful woman

Leadership Founder: Women in Marketing Awards Women InMarketing is a forum for showcasing and providing thought leadership for female marketers. The essence of WIM is to educate, inspire, engage and empower. It’s delivered by senior practioners in marketing and leadership via online and offline platforms. After six years of successful annual WIM events held in …

Powerful woman – Emma McQuiston, UK

Socialite Viscountess Weymouth The daughter of a Nigerian oil baron says she faces racism and snobbery from the upper classes unwilling to accept her. ‘There has been some snobbishness, particularly among the much older generation,’ she told society magazine Tatler. There’s class and then there’s the racial thing. It’s a jungle and I’m going through …

Powerful woman – Cécile Kyenge Kashetu, Italy

Politics Minister for Integration Cécile Kyenge Kashetu is a Congolese-born Italian politician and ophthalmologist. She is the Minister for Integration in the current Italian government. She has founded an intercultural Association (DAWA) to promote mutual awareness, integration and cooperation between Italy and Africa, particularly in her country of birth, the Democratic Republic of Congo. She …

Powerful woman – Obiocha A. Ikezogwo, UK

  Leadership 2013 MILEAD (Moremi Initiative Leadership and Empowerment Development) Fellow Citing herself as “an engineer of social justice”, Obiocha is dedicated to promoting the rights and causes of women in her community. Her passion for empowering African women led Obiocha to co-found ‘Yaaya’, a response to the social invisibility and negative stereotypes that shadow …

Powerful woman – Rioch Edwards-Brown, UK

  Social Activism Founder: So You Wanna Be In TV? Addressing Youth Unemployment And Lack Of Diversity In TV Endorsed by Secretary Of State For Business Innovation and Skills A former TV Researcher and Media Campaigner with 16 years experience of television and media work. Expert in placing difficult news stories both in television and …