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 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 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 …

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

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 …

Black Women in Europe Power Lister Dr Yana Johnson MBE launches www.yanacosmetics.com

International makeup website for the multi ethnic market. 15% discount for Black Women in Europe readers using coupon code BWE2012. Starting Yana Cosmetics in 2001, Yana Johnson launched her makeup brand based on her own need to find good make up. She was awarded and MBE in 2009 for services to Ethnic Cosmetics Industry. Serving the …

Yvette Jarvis can help you discover your dream Greece vacation

2010 Black Women in Europe Power Lister Yvette Jarvis is a game changer. Among her lengthy list of accomplishments she is the first black woman to hold political office in Greece. Now she is embarking on sharing the wonders of Greece with first time or repeat visitors. With the economic crisis in Greece there may …

Victoria Walldin – Powerful woman

Victoria Walldin – Sweden – Lifestyle – Anthropologist Viktoria Walldin works with architects to ensure that their green designs are in tune with urban culture. She uses participation and analysis to determine how people use spaces and places and what does and does not work. Fascinated by the “space syntax” method and how it relates …

Partricia V. Sellers – Powerful woman

Patricia Sellers – England – Law – Special Legal Advisor to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Professor Patricia Sellers is on the faculty of Oxford University. Additionally she is Special Legal Advisor to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Children in Armed Conflict. From 1994-2007, Professor Sellers …

Igiaba Scego – Powerful woman

Igiaba Scego – Italy – Literature – Award-winning author Igiaba Scego was born in Rome in 1974 to Somali parents. She writes for l’Unità, “Internazionale” and many other magazines that talk about migrations and African cultures, such as “Nigrizia”. Her books include: Pecore nere (Laterza 2005), Oltre Babilonia (Donzelli 2008) and La mia casa è …

Lorraine Pascale – Powerful woman

Lorraine Pascale – England – Business & Entrepreneurship – The face of Sainsbury’s and Host of BBC TV Cooking and Baking Shows, Caterer, Chef, baker and patissier Lorraine Pascale grew up in Oxfordshire, England. At age 16, she was spotted by a model scout and her modeling career lead to her being the first British …

In memory of Dr. Rose Dieng-Kuntz – Powerful woman

Dr. Rose Dieng-Kuntz – France – Science – Posthumous Award – Award-winning researcher in Artificial Intelligence Obituary by Emmanuelle Delsol, Le Monde Informatique Rose Dieng-Kuntz, a researcher at Sophia Antipolis, died at age 52 as a result of disease. Specialist in artificial intelligence, she ran for several years the work on knowledge management and semantic …

Virginia Wangare-Greiner – Powerful woman

Virginia Wangare-Greiner – Germany – Social Activism – Founder of Maisha – fighting for immigrant African women in Germany Virginia Wangare-Greiner is the founder of Maisha, a self-help organization for African women in Germany which dates back to 1996. The concept is to empower each other to become a proud and active part of German …

Pamela Thomas-Graham – Powerful woman

Pamela Thomas-Graham – Business & Entrepreneurship – Switzerland – Member of the Executive Board of Credit Suisse Group AG and Credit Suisse AG Pamela Thomas-Graham has been the Chief Talent, Branding and Communications Officer and a member of the Executive Board of Credit Suisee Group AG and Credit Suisse AG since January 2010. Prior to …

Mary Lee Sjönell – Powerful woman

Mary Lee Sjönell – Sweden – Media – Producer Mary Lee was educated in the States and has produced more than 800 commercials and has 10 years of feature film production experience, ranging from assistant camera, script revisions, art dept and production coordinator, to assistant accountant. Productions include among others “Passion Fish”, “Lonesome Dove”, “The …

2010 Power Lister Beatrice Acheleke continues to shine the light on diversity issues in Europe with the European Diversity and Business Congress

2010 Power Lister Beatrice Acheleke continues to shine the light on diversity issues in Europe with the European Diversity and Business Congress. EU Commissioner Andor to assume patronage of EDIC 2012   László Andor, EU’s Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion assumes the patronage of the European Diversity and Business Congress 2012! The team of …

George Pau-Langevin – Powerful woman

George Pau-Langevin – France – Politics – Member of Parliament George Pau-Langevin was born in Guadeloupe and studied at the Sorbonne and the University of Paris II. She is the former president of the Movement against Racism and for Friendship Among Peoples, and the National Agency for the Integration and Promotion of Workers Overseas. She …