2018 Power List

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN – Nov 11, 2018 — The Black Women in Europe™ blog, created in 2006 by Adrianne George, released its 9th Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2017 – A List of Our Own© that pays tribute to 9 outstanding black women in the following categories: Activism, Education, Entrepreneurship, Media, Politics, Society and Writing.

2018 Power List

It hardly seems possible that I’ve been doing this for 9 years. I got the same feeling of awe as i did the first year. What else is great is that this is the 5th anniversary of our Kiva Lending Team. It made sense to celebrate greatness and support our sisters simultaneously.–Adrianne George

In 2010 the Black Women in Europe™ Blog released its first Power List naming 58 women across Europe in 6 categories. Since 2014 the list is scaled down to five to women and remains the only one of its kind that celebrates the achievement of black women across Europe.

2018 Power List

Adwoa Aboah

2018 Power ListSuper model who created a safe internet space for girls. 2017 British GQ Woman of the Year. 2017 International Model of the Year.

Reni Eddo-Lodge

2018 Power List

Author of Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race. Host of About Race Podcast.

Assita Kanko

2018 Power List

Author of Leading Ladies, and La deuxième moitié: Plaidoyer pour un nouveau féminisme (among other titles). Elected to political office in the Ixelles quarter of Brussels.  Creator of the #Polin incubator, a political incubator for women.

Marai Larasi

2018 Power ListBlack Feminist. Executive Director of Imkaan.

Meghan Markle

2018 Power ListHer Royal Higness The Duchess of Sussex. United Nations Women’s Advocate for Women’s Political Participation and Leadership since 2015.

Tobi Oredein

2018 Power ListCo-founder of Black Ballad UK. Forbes 30 under 30 list for Europe.

Otegha K. Uwagba

2018 Power ListAuthor of Little Black Book: A Toolkit For Working Women. Founder of Women Who.

Janine Van Throo

2018 Power ListPioneer in natural hair care in Europe. Founder of Sisay Cosmetics.

Nita Wiggins

2018 Power List

Media personality. Educator. Author.

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2018 Power List

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  1. Congratulations to all women on the Power List!

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    Thank you!

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