BWIE 10th Anniversary

Black Women in Europe Blog™ 10 Year Anniversary

Black Women in Europe Blog™ 10 Year Anniversary Wow, I can’t believe we have our 10 year anniversary in 2016. Sounds cliche but I remember launching the blog as if it were yesterday. But 1,827 posts, 15 awards, and 3 international speaking engagements later it truly does add up to 10 years of passion.   Logo …

Our DC brunch – thank you so much for coming

Our DC brunch – thank you so much for coming

Yesterday sisters in DC, Maryland, Virginia, New York city and Philadelphia gathered in the Nation’s Capitol for brunch with Black Women in Europe founder and DC native. Good food, laughs, smiles, and hugs were plentiful as we soaked up the sun, personal and professional stories and made promises to get together again this year.

Diva Cruz – Professional percussionist  and DJ in Sweden

Diva Cruz – Professional percussionist and DJ in Sweden

Diva Cruz Bio taken from: http://www.divacruz.com/ Since she is a professional percussionist, Diva Cruz uses percussion while spinning records. She has been playing drums since she was little, first in children’s orchestras and later as a percussionist in various salsa bands in Colombia, where she grew up. Look for Cruz performing with Rigo in the “second …

Social Media Bio – Why Every Professional Black Woman in Europe Needs One

Social Media Bio – Why Every Professional Black Woman in Europe Needs One

If you haven’t already, you should “Google” yourself to see what comes up. What ever is out there in cyberspace may preceed your next job interview or client meeting. It is your personal responsibility to manage your online reputation. See what’s out there. Don’t like what you see? Create a Social Media Bio. You can …

Black European Women’s Council Gifts for the Holidays

Black European Women’s Council Gifts for the Holidays

Dear all! It pleases me to inform you that our boutique is now online, hopefully on time for your to benefit from our Christmas offers! You can order DVDs or Books to support the activities of the Black European Women’s Council. Order on time and we shall gladly process and deliver to you on time. …

Black Women in Europe

Black Women in Europe

A blog post from the European Union Commissioner for Employment Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities, Vladimir Spidla (http://ec.europa.eu/???tem_en.cfm: Recently a friend of mine lent me an interesting book on the history of New York. It’s packed with historical maps, pictures and photos showing how Manhattan was settled, and its various building booms and economic highs …

Hastings Urges Increased Support for Combating Racism and Discrimination

Hastings Urges Increased Support for Combating Racism and Discrimination

September 24, 2008 Contact: Lale Mamaux Phone: (202) 225-1901 Cell: (202) 279-0442 Hastings Urges Increased Support for Combating Racism and Discrimination against Blacks and Other Minorities in Europe (Washington, D.C.) Today, Congressman Alcee L. Hastings (D-FL), Chairman of the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (U.S. Helsinki Commission), introduced a resolution (H.RES.1496) calling on …

Elvira Sweet, Mayor of Southeast Amsterdam

Elvira Sweet, Mayor of Southeast Amsterdam

Elvira Sweet is the Mayor of Southeast Amsterdam. Elvira Sweet was born in Amsterdam in 1957. She is the Mayor of the Bijlmer Borrough in Amsterdam. Elvira Sweet majored in Education and she was the manager of Home Welfare Foundation. As a member of the Amsterdam’s City Council (1998 – 2002) Elvira Sweet was part …

Race and the US Presidential Election – an expat in London

Race and the US Presidential Election – an expat in London

Candace Allen, Kenan Malik David Roediger will discuss Race and the US Presidential election on Tuesday 23 September 2008, 7.45pm at the Southbank Centre in London. Barack Obama’s presidential nomination has put race on the US political agenda like never before. Candace Allen and David Roediger discuss the rise of Obama and racial politics both …