Lola

Lola Akinmade Åkerström’s bird’s-eye view of Stockholm

An urbanist’s guide to Stockholm: ‘Find your own secret space and own it’ My name is Lola Akinmade Åkerström. I was born in Nigeria, studied and worked in the United States, and moved to Stockholm for love many moons ago after giving up my life as a system architect working with Geographic Information Systems (GIS). …

7th Annual Summer School on Black Europe: Interrogating Citizenship, Race and Ethnic Relations

7th Annual Summer School on Black Europe: Interrogating Citizenship, Race and Ethnic Relations

Editor’s note: I am dying to take this course one summer. If you can attend and get accepted, I would live to hear about your experience, feedback on the course, and how you feel post-course. Amsterdam, Netherlands – June 23 – July 4, 2014 The Summer School on Black Europe is an intensive two week …

International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2013 WOMEN CONFERENCE March 7-10, 2013 The Africa Femmes Performantes international Women’s day Conference to take place in Yaoundé Cameroon from March 7-10, 2013, is dedicated to a major concern:  FINANCIAL EMPOWERMENT FOR WOMEN OF EXCELLENCE It is our great pleasure to invite you to join us. This conference represents a unique and exceptional …

Noella Coursaris – Powerful woman

Noella Coursaris – Powerful woman

Noella Coursaris – UK – Lifestyle –  Model and Philanthropist Noëlla Coursaris is a model, humanitarian and philanthropist. Noëlla was born in Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). At age 5, she sadly lost her father, and lacking the resources to raise her, her mother sent her to live with relatives in Europe. Noëlla has …

Women who wear make-up are precieved as trustworthy

Women who wear make-up are precieved as trustworthy

This study was conducted by Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Procter & Gamble Beauty & Grooming, Procter & Gamble Cosmetics, and the Department of Computer Sciences. Excerpt from study abstract Research on the evolution of signaling has shown that animals frequently alter visual features, including color cues, to attract, intimidate or …