2017 Power List

Dr. Erma Manoncourt France-2017 Powerful Woman

Why we love Dr. Erma Manoncourt

Dr. Erma Manoncourt

Dr. Erma Manoncourt is a public health specialist in behavior and social change and the Founder and President of M&D Consulting Inc (Paris, France).

A retired UN official, she has worked over 30 years in international development, providing technical assistance in management/leadership, strategic planning, training and facilitation skills, communication for development, and research, monitoring, and evaluation. Erma has extensive work experience in the Middle East, Eastern Europe, Asia, and Sub-Saharan Africa.

2017 Power List

Dr. Tokie Laotan-Brown-2017 Powerful Woman

Why we love Dr. Tokie Laotan-Brown

Dr. Tokie Laotan-Brown

She is an indigenous Architectural Technologist, this means she works and researches indigenous architectural sites, redevelops them and helps with economical status of these sites by nominating them for world heritage funds.

She also is a member of icomos-Ifla representing Nigeria on International Scientific Committee on Cultural Landscapes

She is the co founder and director of Tea group ltd.  She runs women Fund Homes uk and Ireland.  She runs merging Ecologies with Tinu Hassan.  She is the co founder and CFO of Syntec Group Europe/ wines.  She is part of one of the biggest black movement Buytheblock.com and www.bbeig.com as their treasurer.

Born in Wurzburg, Germany to Nigerian parents, Tokie Laotan-Brown is currently undertaking a joint Phd Program in Economics and Techniques for the Conservation of the Architectural and Environmental Heritage at the University of Nova Gorica and Universita Iuav di Venezia, Italy.

The Author of the books, “Recession Buster:10 Steps to Managing Your Household Budget“, The Spanish Version and ” Recession Buster: Household Budget Workbook“. Tokie also works as an Environmental Architectural Technologist and Cultual Economist.

Tokie is an associate member of International Network of Traditional Building Architecture & Urbanism (INTBAU), the Black Designers Showcase in America (BIDS), Construction Industry of Builders (CIOB) in Ireland, Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologist (CIAT) UK and UK-Green Building Council. An RSA Fellow and Architectural Technologists` Register, Ireland.

In June 2004, Tokie was an independent candidate for the local elections in Galway.

Tokie was a Mayoral Awards nominee in 2005 and An Image Awards Nominee in 2007.
Tokie’s portrait was commissioned along with 11 other women for a Calendar as one of the most influential women in Galway in 2006. This was done for the Galway Rape Crisis Centre.

She has also worked on various housing projects within the Galway city council as a housing spatial policy committee member from 2004 to 2007.

2017 Power List

Aysha Jones-2017 Powerful Woman

Why we love Aysha Jones

Aysha Jone

Aysha Jones is an award winning social activist turnt entrepreneur becoming a fashion, beauty and media maven. Based in Stockholm, Sweden with origins from The Gambia, West Africa working with international brands and clients.
She’s the founder of many groundbreaking platforms such as The LeNoir agency, Creative week (former Africa fashion week Stockholm), Queen of the Runway, Africa fashion & beauty TV and more.

Aysha Jones is a skilled fashion stylist, professional makeup and spraytan artist with a diploma from one of Sweden’s most prestigious beauty institutions. At the moment she’s also in training to become a certified beauty teacher!

She has worked for major brands such as Max Factor, Färg, Maréna Beauté and Nivea. She’s internationally represented by The LeNoir agency and by People partner in Sweden.

Portfolio: www.ayshastyledit.com
Hashtags: #LifeOfAFashionistaa #IamAyshaJones #AyshaStyledIt #AyshaJonesGiveaway #EatLikeAysha #AyshaTravels #AyshasWorkouts

Services
1. Coaching & workshops
– Sponsorships
– Social media
– Makeup
– Model coaching
2. Styling
– Fashion
– Makeup
– Hair
– Spraytan
3. Modeling
4. Brand ambassadorship

5. PR & event management

– Content marketing

-PR consulting

-Event management

-Project management

Target groups
1. Event planners & organizations
2. Makeup artists
3. Models
4. Individuals with keen interest in fashion or beauty and social networking
5. Fashion & beauty brands
6. Media companies (magazines, radio, tv)

Platforms
1. Social media
– Instagram www.instagram.com/iamayshajones
– Facebook www.facebook.com/iamayshajones 
2. Blog www.ayshajones.com
3. YouTube

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxJGkXnxsz-rkjHDlfOPIYA?view_as=subscriber
4. Others
– Africa fashion & beauty TV 
– LeNoir agency

2017 Power List

Nicole Crentsil-2017 Powerful Woman

Why we love Nicole Crentsil

Nicole Crentsil

Co-founder of Black Girl Festival UK. The UK’s first Black British festival for women and girls is designed to celebrate and explore what it means to be a Black woman in the UK. A space for Black British women to see themselves within their local London community through a combination of the arts, music, culture, and conversation.

Black Girl Festival is a venture by Paula Akpan, co-founder of the ‘I’m Tired’ Project and social media coordinator for gal-dem, and Nicole Crentsil, founder of Unmasked Women. Both are passionate about celebrating and championing Black women and wanted to create a festival that showcases London’s talented creative community of Black British women.

Artists, panelists, workshop facilitators, musicians and poets for a day-long festival on Sunday 29th October as part of our British Black History Month celebrations. A marketplace, zine and art fair, and a food market as well as an area for the panels, workshops during the day and entertainment later in the evening. Free for all to attend.

2017 Power List

Paula Akpan – 2017 Powerful Woman

Why we love Paula Akpan.

Paula Akpan

Co-founder of Black Girl Festival UK. The UK’s first Black British festival for women and girls is designed to celebrate and explore what it means to be a Black woman in the UK. A space for Black British women to see themselves within their local London community through a combination of the arts, music, culture, and conversation.

Black Girl Festival is a venture by Paula Akpan, co-founder of the ‘I’m Tired’ Project and social media coordinator for gal-dem, and Nicole Crentsil, founder of Unmasked Women. Both are passionate about celebrating and championing Black women and wanted to create a festival that showcases London’s talented creative community of Black British women.

Artists, panelists, workshop facilitators, musicians and poets for a day-long festival on Sunday 29th October as part of our British Black History Month celebrations. A marketplace, zine and art fair, and a food market as well as an area for the panels, workshops during the day and entertainment later in the evening. Free for all to attend.

2017 Power List

Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2017 – A List of Our Own©

Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2017 – A List of Our Own©

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