Powerful woman – Samata Angel – Fashion designer in England

Samata Angel – Entrepreneur England Designer Samata Angel set up Samata’s Muse in 2005 after years spent creating unique pieces of clothing for women. Having spent time working in the fashion industry with positions ranging from Fashion Editor of The Talent Magazine to Head of Marketing for a Japanese clothing label and later as Head …

Powerful woman – Baroness Valerie Amos – UN Under Secretary

Baroness Valerie Amos – Politician England Valerie Ann Amos, Baroness Amos, PC is the eighth and current UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator. Before her appointment to the UN, she had been British High Commissioner to Australia. She was made a Labour life peer in 1997 and served as Leader of the …

Powerful woman – Gloria Alozie – Athlete in Spain

Glory Alozie – Athlete Spain Glory Alozie Oluchi is a Spanish athlete competing mostly in hurdling. While representing Nigeria she became African champion twice, and she still holds the African record for the 100 meters hurdles. Read more about Glory: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glory_Alozie. She was included in the Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2010.

Powerful woman – Beatrice Achaleke – Social Activitist in Austria

Beatrice Achaleke – Activist Austria Beatrice Achaleke is organizer and conference manager of the World Diversity Leadership Summit Europe, Founding Executive Director of AFRA – International Center for Black Women’s Perspectives (www.blackwomencenter.org), and President of the Black European Women’s Council (www.bewnet.eu). Read more about Beatrice: http://www.wdls.eu/about/team/beatrice-achaleke.html. She was included in the Black Women in Europe™: …

Power woman – Zahra Abdulla – Politician in Finland

Zahra Abdulla – Politician Finland Zahra Abdulla is a member of the Helsinki City Council and a member of the Green Party. She is an active member in many associations and official committees on racism, immigrant and multi-cultural issues, health, and equality. Read more about Zahra: http://www.zahraabdulla.info/Page7.html. She was included in the Black Women in …

Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2010 – A List of Our Own

The most powerful black women in Europe Power is defined as the ability to act or produce an effect. The definition of powerful is having great power, prestige, or influence. The women on the inaugural Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2010 include politicians, business women, trendsetters, award-winning athletes, activists and social entrepreneurs. Black women …

Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2010 – Call for nominations

Inspired by Forbes’ Most Powerful Women 2010 List on which Michelle Obama is named the most powerful woman, I decided to compile the Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2010. The Black Women in Europe™ Social Network members have submitted nominees and I invite you to do the same. You can suggest a name to …

More about Nyamko Sabuni

In a tall, blond government, a small black woman like Nyamko Sabuni was always going to stand out. It is, though, the former refugees outspoken views that have demanded attention in her adopted Sweden, where she wants a ban on the veil for under-15s and compulsory gynaecological checks for all schoolgirls to protect against genital …