2. In 2010 the Black Women in Europe™ Blog released its first
Power List naming 58 women across Europe in 6 categories.
This 10th anniversary year we feature 10. The awardees are
in the following categories: Arts, Literature, Philanthropy,
Politics, and Public Figures.
This list, presented in alphabetical order, is intended to
acknowledge powerful black women in Europe and to
inspire others to reach their full potential.
3. What constitutes power?
Power is defined as the ability to act or produce an
The Power List does not aim to assess rank but
rather to showcase influential women who, in some
cases well known and in others, are women who
should be known.
14. View all of the
Black Women in Europe™
Power Lists on
15. It’s our Kiva Team’s 6th anniversary! Since 2013 the Black Women in
Europe™ Kiva team has grown to 10 members and has provided 15 loans. Kiva
is a non-profit organization with a mission to connect people through lending to
alleviate poverty. Kiva lets individuals lend as little as $25 to help create
opportunity around the world. Our collective efforts will make a difference to an
individual, a group, and a community.
Let’s support women. You don’t have to wait to start giving as part of our team.
Choose a project and click on the amount you would like to donate. Remember as
little as $25 is all that is needed. You’ll be taken to your basket where you can
select what lending team your loans should count towards. Beneath the “Count
Towards Team” column, you’ll see a drop down box with Black Women in
Europe™’s lending team listed. Click that box and select the Black Women
in Europe™’s lending team and the loan to will count towards our team.