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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 …

Claim your Women of the African Diaspora Website Anniversary Gift

Claim your Women of the African Diaspora Website Anniversary Gift

We turned one last month and you have until 16 December 2008 to claim your Women of the African Diaspora Website One Year Anniversary Gift! Thank you to our partners who have so generously created special offers and gifts just for you!! For Everyone: Received a 25 % discount on any coaching package! View your …

The International Organization for Migration Wants to Know Where You Are

The International Organization for Migration Wants to Know Where You Are

Sandra and I received this email a few days ago. I visited their website and found it interesting, but am not completely comfortable with the registration aspect. Am I paranoid? I can see their point though. So please read the letter below, visit the website, and let me know what you think. Did you register? …

Business Tables at the Women of the African Diaspora Conference – 27 July – Amsterdam

Business Tables at the Women of the African Diaspora Conference – 27 July – Amsterdam

May 23, 2008 You are invited to purchase a table at our Business Bazaar as part of the 1st Women of the African Diaspora Conference, part of the Kwakoe Festival in Amsterdam on 27 July 2008 from 14h00 – 17h00. What:1st Women of the African Diaspora Conference Program*: Workshop/Panel Discussion/Audience Participation on ?? Being a …

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – the Netherlands 2 – Afro European Sisters Network

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – the Netherlands 2 – Afro European Sisters Network

Sandra had been rocking the Afro Europe Sister’s website for over a year when we joined together last November to form the Women of the African Diaspora website and social network. She developed a large following on MySpace and other social networks and writes the Afro European Sisters Network blog. Previous entries in the series:DenmarkEnglandSwitzerlandSlovenijaFranceGermanyItalyEngland …

More details: Women of the African Diaspora Conference – 27 July – Amsterdam

More details: Women of the African Diaspora Conference – 27 July – Amsterdam

As part of the Kwakoe festival in Amsterdam there will be a conference for Women of the African Diaspora. The cost is 5 euros including a networking hour. Program* Presentations/Panel Discussion:Being a Black Woman in a Global SocietySurviving and Thriving in the Corporate World Musical Performance:Carole Beausaint Denis Networking Hour BazaarSisters with businesses will be …

Women of the African Diaspora Conference – 27 July – Amsterdam

Women of the African Diaspora Conference – 27 July – Amsterdam

Just a quick note to let you know that there will be a conference for Women of the African Diaspora in Amsterdam on 27 July. It will only cost 5 euros and is part of a larger outdoor festival happening the same weekend. If you can come to Amsterdam this summer please save this date! …

The Women of the African Diaspora website is seeking submissions from sisters on the following subjects: relationships/ single moms/teen moms/ environment, community/ being a black woman/ isolated women/ trying to be the best you can etc Send us your articles and blog posts on the subjects. In exchange we will include your photo, short bio, …

A Look At Dr. Ama Mazama – Speaker at the 1st Black European Women’s Congress in Vienna

A Look At Dr. Ama Mazama – Speaker at the 1st Black European Women’s Congress in Vienna

Dr. Mazama flew in from the United States, where she is a professor at Temple University, to address the 1st Black European Women’s Congress in Vienna. She has 6 university degrees, has taught at 5 universities, has authored or co-authored 11 books, and has written over one dozen articles. Dr. Mazama spoke to us about …