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Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2015 - A List of Our Own©

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The list, presented in alphabetical order, is intended to acknowledge powerful black women in Europe and to inspire others to reach their full potential. The list does not aim to assess rank but rather to showcase influential women who, in some cases are well known and in others, are women who should be known.

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Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2015 - A List of Our Own©

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  2. 2. BWIETM Power List 20 I 5 — A List of Our Own© In ZOIO the Black Women in EuropeT"" Blog released its first Power List naming 58 women across Europe in 6 categories. For the past two years the list was scaled down to highlight 5 women. This year the awardees are in the following categories: Arts, Media, Politics, Science and Sports. 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. 3. v ~‘: ~’i%, ':; :‘iir? iilMierz. _j, u-‘v-ere}? Power is defined as the ability to act or produce an efiect.
  4. 4. The 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. Read their full bios at http: //blogblackwomenineurope. com/ power-| ist/
  5. 5. ~. Arabella Kiesbauer . “‘ F ’; Media: Austria in T I T ‘ Ambassador for Integration Actor. author, TV presenter l . "&"~ and award winner
  6. 6. Arlette Bobahou Sports: Ireland World Champion Power Lifter Two World championship titles Two times European Champion
  7. 7. Dr Pierrette l-lerzberger-Fofana Politics: Germany First Black woman elected to a i _ . _ German Parliament ' ’ Lg‘ _ 0-, P _-' ’ ‘ President of FORWARD Germany 1 : W, C ,2 . ' . ' Multiple award winner including 5 I, -"t -' . ' i 20 l 4 African Women Award
  8. 8. Chi-chi Nwanoku MBE Arts: England Founded Chineke! Foundation and formed Europe's first professional a| |—b| ack orchestra
  9. 9. Dr Maggie Aderin—Pocock Science: England Space Scientist, Educator Co-presenter BBC '5 The Sky at Night » MBE and multi-award winner
  10. 10. Join the Black / /omen in Europe” Kiva team Since 20 I 3 the has grown to 8 members and has provided $250 in 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.
  11. 11. Join the Black / /omen in Europe” Kiva 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 Etir_Qp§T”"§ ending team listed. Click that box and select the and the loan to will count towards our team. Thank you and Go Team! http: //www. kiva. org/ team/ black_women_in_europe
  12. 12. ‘: =.ll”Ii“ lie ‘ ; iia; i"'~"'e Adrianne George is an American expat in England who has lived in Sweden and Belgium. She IS the ZOIZ Maisha Gala Entrepreneur of the Year. the creator of the Black Women in Europe"": Power List. and founder of the award-winning Black Women in Europe” Blog, social network, and Linkedln Group. She volunteers and serves on the committees of several expat organizations with the focus on political participation and organizing activities and building a strong community for women and families. She set up and manages several social networks for expats and has launched two iob boards for expats in Sweden.
  13. 13. Derek McCullough of Cuedos Design currently lives in Los Angeles, California. He has lived extensively in the UK and also Spain and Sweden working on various international identity and commercial interior design projects.
  14. 14. Photography Credits Arabella Kiesbauer: http-J/ vwwvxzde Arlette Bobahou: courtesy of Arlette Bobahou Dr. Pierrette Herzberger~Fofana: courtesy of Dr. F! Hei2berger~Fofana Chi-chi Nwanoku: from chineke. org Dr Maggie Aderin—Pocock Richard Saker for the Observer ‘Photo rtseardt Adrianna Georgi: ‘Every attempt was made to attribute photo credits lfa credit was omitted please email:

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