Powerful woman – Emma McQuiston, UK

Powerful woman – Emma McQuiston, UK

Socialite Viscountess Weymouth The daughter of a Nigerian oil baron says she faces racism and snobbery from the upper classes unwilling to accept her. ‘There has been some snobbishness, particularly among the much older generation,’ she told society magazine Tatler. There’s class and then there’s the racial thing. It’s a jungle and I’m going through …

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 …

The woman who will be Britain’s first black marchioness

The woman who will be Britain’s first black marchioness

Source: Jadili Africa Britain’s first black marchioness, as she prepares to marry into one of Britain’s most eccentric aristocratic families. A marchioness is above the ranking of countess, but below duchess, Emma McQuiston, 26, is the daughter of a Nigerian oil tycoon. She is to wed Ceawlin Thynne, Viscount of Weymouth, 38. His father, the Marquess …