Powerful woman – Cécile Kyenge Kashetu, Italy

Powerful woman – Cécile Kyenge Kashetu, Italy

Politics Minister for Integration Cécile Kyenge Kashetu is a Congolese-born Italian politician and ophthalmologist. She is the Minister for Integration in the current Italian government. She has founded an intercultural Association (DAWA) to promote mutual awareness, integration and cooperation between Italy and Africa, particularly in her country of birth, the Democratic Republic of Congo. She …

Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2013 – A List of Our Own©

Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2013 – A List of Our Own©

In 2010 the Black Women in Europe™ Blog released its first Power List naming 58 women across Europe in 6 categories. This year we name 8 women the following categories: Design, Leadership, Politics, Social Activism, and Socialite. This list, presented in alphabetical order, is intended to acknowledge powerful black women in Europe and to inspire …

Cécile Kyenge Kashetu continues to be harrassed in Italy

Cécile Kyenge Kashetu continues to be harrassed in Italy

Source: nbcnews.com From a report by By Steve Scherer, Reuters. Italy’s far-right Forza Nuova party left three mannequins covered in fake blood at the front door of an administrative office in Rome on Wednesday in the latest attack on Italy’s first black minister. Forza Nuova posted pictures of the mannequins on its Facebook page, along with …