Black Women in Europe

Inspiring Entrepreneur Tips from Black Women Who Mean Business

As a black woman in a businessman’s world, we are often advised to get a little dirty and get our claws out. We are warned that it isn’t going to be a smooth ride. But once you arrive, and you must believe you most certainly will, perhaps you will be humble enough to acknowledge that …

Eunice Olumide
black Scotland, black UK

MBE Eunice Olumide discusses Politics and Culture on BBC Question Time

Eunice Olumide is a Scottish actress, model, DJ and Member of the British Empire (MBE). She has appeared on the catwalk, DJd in clubs and acted in movies including Star Wars Rogue One. “I think we’ve got a really big problem which is contributing to xenophobia. I think it’s really important for people from European …

Women & Money

Make Money Monday: 4 Steps to Ditching Your Roommates So You Can Live Alone.

Create a free investment plan with Ellevest* that crunches the numbers based on the realities of gender-based pay. You want to earn a competitive return with your investments. (That’s key.) But you also want to power social change by advancing other women. Check out these articles by Ellevest about how you can do both. Having a roommate …

Black Women in Europe

A Few of the Issues We Still Face

Europe is arguably one of the most advanced regions in the world. As such, it becomes the dream destination of people from other cultures who want to advance their education, explore career opportunities, or simply build a new life for themselves and their families. There is centuries long history of migration and immigration across Europe. …

vegan cosmetics
African Diaspora

The vegan cosmetics brands you need to know about

Veganism is on the rise, sales of vegan foods in America are growing ten times faster than food sales as a whole. The Economist has reported that 2019 will be ‘The year of the vegan’, with the trend going mainstream, compared to previously being a minority within a minority. It is also moving from simply …

Women & Money

Make Money Monday: Self-care 101: Hot Baths, Yoga, Investing.

Create a free investment plan with Ellevest* that crunches the numbers based on the realities of gender-based pay. Self-care is whatever you do to take care of your mental, emotional, and physical health. Are you doing that for your future self? Here’s how planning and saving for retirement is more like yoga than you think. “We want …

Women & Money

Make Money Monday: The Biggest Investing Mistake Women Make.

Create a free investment plan with Ellevest* that crunches the numbers based on the realities of gender-based pay. You may have seen articles about mistakes investors make. But surprise: Those are men’s biggest mistakes. The biggest investing mistakes women make, says Ellevest CEO and Co-Founder Sallie Krawcheck, are very different. Here’s why. “We want you to meet Ellevest because Black …

Venus Williams
African Diaspora, Women & Money

International Women’s Day: Venus Williams, Ellevest, and Our Money

We may never be the world’s best tennis player but we can invest in our futures. Create a free investment plan with Ellevest* that crunches the numbers based on the realities of gender-based pay. Let’s not forget how bad as* Venus Williams is. She is a former world number 1. She and her sister Serena dominated women’s …

Black Women in Europe

Stockholm – International Women’s Day: Our Voices, Our Truths

Celebrate International Women’s Day with the American Club of Sweden and the American Women’s Club in Stockholm. We’ll have presentations and a moderated discussion with Bayo Callender and Andrea Pippin. March 8, 2019 @ Embassy House, Linnegatan 89C, 115 23 Stockholm, from 6 – 7.30- pm. PRESENTERS Bayo Callender is a US-trained attorney, mediator, and …

International Women's Day
African Diaspora, black England, black UK

London – International Women’s Day 2019

Come and celebrate International Women’s day with a difference! Diversity, Inclusion and Intersectional experiences of age, race and gender in today’s Global universe. A panel of “Ordinary” women from various continents who lead extraordinary lives followed by Q&A and an open discussion. They share their journey, the lessons learnt and honour the contribution of women …

Black Women in Europe

Afropolitan 2019

For its third edition the Afropolitan Festival, together with it’s partners, dives into the Kinshasan and Congolese art scene which plays with borders and permeates life on both sides of the river Congo.Afrofeminists from Africa and Europe are invited to share their work with the public. Fashion takes an important place with the presence of a New African Wave …

Sabina Deciree
black Scandinavia, black Sweden

One of Sweden’s Most Popular YouTubers: Sabina Deciree

She’s garnered over 16 million views. I saw her on a TV morning show interview about a new SVT1 series on the life behind the vloggers. I learned her mother died from cancer when she was 11 years old. Up until then it had just been “the two of them against the world”. You can …