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Lola Akinmade Åkerström: B.W.I.E 10th Anniversary Shero

Lola Akinmade Åkerström, Multi-Award Winning Travel Photographer: B.W.I.E 10th Anniversary Shero Black Women in Europe Blog™ 10th Anniversary notes: I picked Lola as a Black Women in Europe Blog™ 10th Anniversary Shero not only because of her enormous photography talent (my Swede was impressed with her camera when he observed it draped around her neck …

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Lola Akinmade Åkerström’s bird’s-eye view of Stockholm

An urbanist’s guide to Stockholm: ‘Find your own secret space and own it’ My name is Lola Akinmade Åkerström. I was born in Nigeria, studied and worked in the United States, and moved to Stockholm for love many moons ago after giving up my life as a system architect working with Geographic Information Systems (GIS). …

Lola Akinmade Åkerström wins the IFWTWA 2012 Professional Journalism Scholarship Award

Lola Akinmade Åkerström wins the IFWTWA 2012 Professional Journalism Scholarship Award

Source: IFWTWA International Food, Wine and Travel Writers Association sponsors an annual writing contest for the best writer in the Professional Journalism category among the non-member community. The writing subjects must be travel, food or wine. Lola Akinmade Åkerström, of Stockholm, Sweden, won the IFWTWA 2012 Professional Journalism Scholarship Award for her story “Slow Food …