BMH UK’s The Solution Magazine uncovers the legacy of a hidden history

The endorsement by Lord Toby Harris chair of the Government’s Independent Advisory Panel on Deaths in Custody, of the latest edition of The Solution Magazine, confirms the needs for this issue to be made as much a priority across government departments as it is across the community. BMH UK’s second edition of the online The …

Global Entrepreneurship Week – Caroline Marsh, Successful Entrepreneur and Secret Millionaire launches new initiative to aid new entrepreneurs

Black Women in Europe™: 2010 Power List – A List of Our Own© lister, Caroline Marsh, continues to inspire and help others realize their business dreams in the UK. She’s one of Britain’s successful female entrepreneurs, and now one-time airline stewardess Caroline Marsh has been sharing the secrets of her success with some business stars …

Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2011 – A List of Our Own©

2010 List | 2012 List | 2013 List Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2011 – 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. The 2011 list names 35 women in 9 categories: Athletics, Entrepreneurship & Business, Law, Lifestyle, …

Sisters sharing knowledge – Simplify your your life – Hair Routine

From Lori van Echtelt in the Netherlands There are parts of life that I enjoy unexpected surprises. Not with my hair. I have my hair routines that require no thought. Having a hair routine simplifies your life and frees up time to do other things. It also reduces stress. Your hair routine has to be …

Samata Angel, 2010 Black Women in Europe Power Lister secures book deal with Bloomsbury Publishing

Samata Angel personifies the accomplished, beautiful, young black woman in Europe. She was named to the UK’s Red List of Hot Women, Dod & Scottish Widows Award, the Black Women in Europe 2010 Power List, Start Up Britain Campaign, Red Carpet Green Dress Award winner, and was named the campaign director for the Red Carpet …

Nominations are open for the 2011 Black Women in Europe™ Power List

Nominations are now open for the 2011 Black Women in Europe™ Power List. Leave your nominations along with a link to more information about your nominee here in the comments, or send that information to contact@blackwomenineurope.com. View last year’s Power List.

BWIE 2010 Power Lister Samata Angel has been named Global Campaign Director for Red Carpet Green Dress

BWIE Power Lister Samata Angel has been made the global Campaign Director for the Red Carpet Green Dress. Following my recent win and time spent with Suzy Amis Cameron and James Cameron in LA I was offered the exciting position which will see me working on this global sustainable dress project for the exciting Oscars …

Black Women in Europe Power Lister is YoungProGlobal’s New International Director

YoungProGlobal (YPG) is a global professional networking organization that provides experiences of professional, social and development engagements for our members and their communities. During the week of February 20, 2011, YPG had the pleasure of hosting Yana Johnson, MBE (Member of the British Empire) founder and Director of Yana Cosmetics Ltd. in the US. She …

When it rains it pours: And the honors keep on coming for B.W.I.E™ Power Lister Samata Angel

                I shared the fabulous news that Samata won the 2011 Red Carpet Green Dress Award and was flown to LA to present her dress before the Oscar Awards. Samata is also on the Red list of Hot women under 30.               …

2010 Black Women in Europe™ Power Lister, Samata Angel, wins green Hollywood Oscar competition

British fashion entrepreneur Samata Angel has won the Red Carpet Green Dress competition. Launched by one of Hollywood’s greener couples, Suzy Amis Cameron and James Cameron (director of blockbusters such as Avatar and Titanic) who are well known for their commitment to helping the environment, the Red Carpet Green Dress competition set the task of …

Sisters sharing knowledge – Let’s talk openly about weaves

Lori van Echtelt from the Netherlands If I had a euro for every time a guy called me up and asked me what he can get for his girlfriends hair because “she is wearing a weave and I hate it”. I would be on a private island somewhere. We have seen the explosion of weaves …

Powerful woman – Yana Johnson – Entrepreneur in England

Yana Johnson – Entrepreneur England Yana Johnson started Yana Cosmetics on 2002 to provide makeup & beauty treatments for very light to very dark skin. Yana was awarded a Member of the British Emprise in 2009 for services to the Cosmetics Industry, and winner of Black Enterprise, European Federation of Black Women Business Owners, Mahogany …

Powerful woman – Caroline Henderson – Singer in Denmark

Caroline Henderson – Singer and actress Denmark Caroline Henderson is a performer. Apart from her musical career Caroline Henderson has acted in several plays and movies, including the Spanish drama “Tuya Siempre”, which won three awards at the Malaga film Festival 2007. She won great critical acclaim in the Howard Barker play “Dead, Dead, Very …

Powerful woman – Tonya Graves – Singer in Czech Republic

Tanya Graves – Singer and Actress Czech Republic Tonya Graves is a singer and actress has been living in Prague since May 1995. Tonya has been nominated 11 times for the Czech Academy of Music’s Cesky Andel and won four times. Read more about Tonya: http://tonyagraves.net/media/. She was included in the Black Women in Europe™: …

Powerful woman – Naide Gomes – Athlete in Portugal

Naide Gomes – Athlete Portugal Enezaide do Rosário da Vera Cruz Gomes, OIH, is a Portuguese heptathlete. She has competed in many competitions including the Olympics, European Athletics Championships, and the European Athletics Indoor Championships. She won gold at the World Athletics Indoor Championships. Read more about Naide: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naide_Gomes. She was included in the Black …

Powerful woman – Joan Ferrier – Activist in the Netherlands

Joan Ferrier – Activist The Netherlands Joan worked at the Social Welfare Studies Centre ‘The Orphanage’, where she eventually was coordinator of two homes for Moroccan children. In addition, she teaches cross-cultural pedagogy and research assistant at the University of Amsterdam. Then in 1997 four women’s empowerment organizations merged decided, by January 1, 1998 Ferrier …

Powerful woman – Othella Davis – Jazz singer in Switzerland

Othella Dallas – Performer Switzerland Othella Dallas is a Grand Old Lady of jazz, blues and funk. She began her singing career in Paris in 1950 and performed with Duke Ellington, Quincy Jones, Sammy Davis Jr., Nat King Cole. She has been performing ever since and has lived in Switzerland since the 1960’s. Read more …

Powerful woman- Grace Bumbry – Opera singer and teacher in Austria

Grace Bumbry – Opera singer and teacher Austria Grace Bumbry an opera singer, a much-valued teacher around the word, and the creator of the Grace Bumbry Black Musical Heritage Ensemble, a choir devoted to preserving and performing traditional Negro spirituals and gospel on the concert stage. Bumbry lives in Salzburg, Austria and Bumbry has been …

Powerful woman – Benedicta Attoh – Social activist in Ireland

Benedicta Attoh – Activist Ireland Benedicta Attoh is the founder of Dreamworld Leadership Initiative for Girls. She is an Executive and Life Coach, Trainer, Facilitator, Motivational Speaker and an Independent Consultant in diversity management. She worked with the DePaul Trust and Simon Community; both organizations are working to end homelessness in Ireland. She is a …