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

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©

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©

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 …

Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2013 – A List of Our Own©

Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2013 – 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. This year we name 8 women the following categories: Design, Leadership, Politics, Social Activism, and Socialite. This list, presented in alphabetical order, is intended to acknowledge powerful black women in Europe and to inspire …

Power Lister Pauline Long launches TV show

Power Lister Pauline Long launches TV show

Black Women in Europe Power Lister Pauline Long launches a TV show. The Pauline Long show is a unique TV show with guest panelists discussing current issues, world injustices, family matters, politics, economy, beauty, fashion, entertainment, film, charity and more. I also give young people on my show the chance to kick start their TV …

International Women’s Day – Celebrating Powerful Black Women in Europe

International Women’s Day – Celebrating Powerful Black Women in Europe

We are celebrating International Women’s Day by taking a look at the Black Women in Europe™: Power List – A List of Our Own© honorees from 2010 – 2012. 2012 Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2012 – A List of Our Own© The Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2011 – A List of …

Power Lister Samata Angel writes Fashion Designer’s Resource Book

Power Lister Samata Angel writes Fashion Designer’s Resource Book

The author, award-winning designer Samata Angel, explains how to take steps towards a fulfilling career – achieving creative, business and emotional balance – in this competitive and complex industry. The range of pertinent topics covered include working in the industry as a fashion designer, business planning, selling your brand, networking and using social media, emotional …

Dr. Yvonne Thompson – Powerful Woman

Dr. Yvonne Thompson – Powerful Woman

Dr. Yvonne Thompson A dynamic, entrepreneurial business leader with a proven record for building high performing teams. Since starting her own PR company 27 years ago Ms Thompson has acquired and exceptional range of transferable skills that can compliment high performing companies and organisations. Originally from Guyana, South America, Ms Thompson has always shown an …

Mariam Osman Sherifay – Powerful Woman

Mariam Osman Sherifay – Powerful Woman

Mariam Osman Sherifay Sherifay was a member of the Swedish parliament between 2002–2003, as a replacement for the Council of State, Björn von Sydow. She was a member of the Housing commitee (Bostadsutskottet) and Committee on Foreign Affairs and the European Union Committee among several other appointments. In 2009 she was awarded the Swedish Martin …

Loreen – Powerful Woman

Loreen – Powerful Woman

Loreen Loreen’s performance in the Swedish selection to the Eurovision Song Contest 2012 was in several aspects dreamlike. Her vocals and stage performance had a celestial quality that made commentators use words like ”otherworldly” after her experiencing contribution ”Euphoria”. It came as no big surprise when she won the competition and made so with some …

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 …