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Black Women in Europe® (BWIE) Podcast

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Hosting special guests and having real conversations the Black Women in Europe® podcast amplifies the voices of the ordinary and extraordinary among us by exploring their lives, discussing relevant news, and tackling interesting and difficult topics including racism both subtle and overt; adapting to new customs, citizenship and residency challenges and requirements, hair care, mental health and more.
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Friends - Adrianne and Angela talk about making friends in Europe and keeping up with friends at home.

Black Women in Europe® (BWIE) Podcast Nov 25, 2021

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A Day in the Life of an Opera Singer: Our Power Lister Kristin Lewis from Italy

A Day in the Life of an Opera Singer: Our Power Lister Kristin Lewis from Italy

Operatic Soprano Kristin Lewis, one of our Power Listers, joins us from Verona, Italy. From the rehearsal theater, talking about life in the Arts on this side of the pandemic, paying tribe to the late Grace Bumbry, philanthropic efforts, and what it takes to be an Opera singer.


BONUS! After our conversation ends, you can listen to Kristin's African American Spirituals performance for Black Women in Europe during the throws of the COVID-19 pandemic.

View Kristin's African American Spirituals performance for Black Women in Europe during the throws of the COVID-19 pandemic:

https://youtu.be/PK90C5ztWiU


Grace Bumbry performances

Carmen: https://youtu.be/Qs0E2CufQ7c

Berlin Opera Night: https://youtu.be/KC4evoiBiAs


Documentary

The Bumbry Way: https://youtu.be/unUXi9D8pFc

Sep 07, 202301:26:04
A Holistic Approach to Hair Growth & Retention: Our Power Lister Janine Van Throo, The Natural Hair Therapist
Aug 10, 202301:12:39
Take a Deep Dive Into Your Soul: Kleidi Jeen in Paris
Jul 13, 202301:05:35
60 minute Yoga to Relieve Stress practice: Community Yoga class hosted by Always Home Yoga

60 minute Yoga to Relieve Stress practice: Community Yoga class hosted by Always Home Yoga

Join our community Yoga for Stress Relief class hosted by Always Home Yoga to commemorate Juneteenth. We free! Now we need to be well. Gather your pillows, bolsters, blankets, and other items that make you feel supported. @alwayshomeyoga #yogaforstress


Jun 28, 202301:05:42
Formulating products for our hair and skin and feeding our brains too: Dr. Kadian Pow, Ph.D. in the UK

Formulating products for our hair and skin and feeding our brains too: Dr. Kadian Pow, Ph.D. in the UK

Adrianne talks with Kadian Pow, Ph.D. about the natural haircare line she developed, doing business in the UK post-Brexit, and gives us a preview of her book that is released today: Stories of Black Female Identity in the Making: Queering the Love in Blackness (Black Studies). Not feeling Amazon? You can purchase her book here too.

Visit BB Naturals to see her full product line.


  • https://www.facebook.com/bbnaturalsuk
  • https://twitter.com/bbnaturalsuk
  • https://www.pinterest.com/bbnaturalsuk/
  • https://www.instagram.com/bbnaturalsuk/
  • https://www.tiktok.com/@bbnaturalsuk?lang=en
  • https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_6Me3Vc3d41J6paft_pDxw

Visit the Black Women in Europe ® Linktr.ee: https://linktr.ee/blackwomenineurope and get social.

Jun 21, 202301:38:24
Helping working mothers turn burnout into balance: Gifty Enright in the UK.
Jun 01, 202301:19:26
The Diaspora and the Ukraine Crisis Part 3: Where are we now?
May 12, 202344:46
Surviving Mental and Physial Abuse: Zhana in the UK
Nov 24, 202201:43:58
She married into one of the oldest families in Europe: Lei von Habsburg.

She married into one of the oldest families in Europe: Lei von Habsburg.

She married into one of the oldest families in Europe. Her husband married into one of the US's finest families. She studied Russian and worked in the mining industry.

Listen to a fascinating personal story on the Black Women in Europe Podcast.

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mme_moz_habsburg/

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lei-von-habsburg-lothringen/?originalSubdomain=mz

Twitter: https://twitter.com/lei_von?lang=en

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You can find all our social media links at https://linktr.ee/blackwomenineurope

We’re also interested in hearing from you! If you have a podcast or blog, get in touch! We’d love to join your conversation too. Reach us a podcast@blackwomenineurope.com.

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Nov 10, 202201:37:02
Because Life is Politics in Florence: Antonella Bundu

Because Life is Politics in Florence: Antonella Bundu

Antonella Bundu from Florence, Italy, where she is a city council member, leading the left opposition "Sinistra Progetto Comune" group. Her work as an anti-racist and anti-fascist in Florence led to her standing as a candidate in the mayoral election. In 2019 she was a candidate to be Mayor of Florence, making her the first black woman to run for mayor of a major Italian city.

Antonella Bundu Italy 

Website: https://www.antonellabundu.it/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AntonellaBunduxFirenze/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/antobundu2019/?hl=en

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You can find all our social media links at https://linktr.ee/blackwomenineurope

We’re also interested in hearing from you! If you have a podcast or blog, get in touch! We’d love to join your conversation too. Reach us a podcast@blackwomenineurope.com.

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The midterm elections are on November 8, 2022. All our rights are on the ballot this year. Be a voter!

Americans Abroad request your absentee ballot at https://www.votefromabroad.org/

Americans at home go to https://www.bit.ly/wwavsgrho to register to vote or verify you are still registered.

Nov 03, 202201:11:60
Black History Month - Historian in France: Our Power Lister Dr. Monique Y. Wells

Black History Month - Historian in France: Our Power Lister Dr. Monique Y. Wells

Today we talk to Dr. Monique Y. Wells about the African American Artist Beauford Delaney. This is a fascinating story of Monique's research into Beauford's life and the continuing discovery of his work has led her to explore the fascinating stories of other African Americans who came to Paris to pursue their passion for the visual arts. 

Because of her work with study abroad programs, she is aware that African American writers and musicians are far more frequently the focus of such programs than artists. Through projects supported by her newest non-profit organization, the Wells International Foundation, she is committed to rekindling the historical renaissance that 19th- and 20th-century African American artists experienced in the City of Light. 

Dr. Monique Y. Wells is a multipreneur – she’s a preclinical safety professional, productivity expert, writer and editor, speaker, and travel professional. A 23-year resident of Paris, France, she is co-founder of the travel planning service Discover Paris! and the creator of the company's Entrée to Black Paris tours and activities.

Entrée to Black Paris! https://www.entreetoblackparis.com/entree-to-black-paris-other-walking-tours

Les Amis de Beauford Delaney - the blog: https://lesamisdebeauforddelaney.blogspot.com/

Beauford Delaney: So Splendid a Journey (video documentary)  The Gotham Film & Media Institute - Fiscal Sponsorship: https://fiscal.thegotham.org/project.cfm/2267/Beauford-Delaney-So-Splendid-A-Journey/

Wells International Foundation - Beauford Delaney: https://wellsinternationalfoundation.org/

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You can find all our social media links at https://linktr.ee/blackwomenineurope

We’re also interested in hearing from you! If you have a podcast or blog, get in touch! We’d love to join your conversation too. Reach us a podcast@blackwomenineurope.com.

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The midterm elections are on November 8, 2022. All our rights are on the ballot this year. Be a voter!

Americans Abroad request your absentee ballot at https://www.fvap.gov

Americans at home go to https://www.bit.ly/wwavsgrho to register to vote or verify you are still registered.

Oct 27, 202254:43
Black History Month - Dollmaker in the Netherlands: Our Power Lister Ellen Brudet

Black History Month - Dollmaker in the Netherlands: Our Power Lister Ellen Brudet

Ellen Brudet is the founder and creator of Colorful Goodies which is the first BLACK DOLL GIFT SHOP in Europe. Ellen sells beautifully made dark-skinned dolls, and even delivers custom hand painted dolls with vitiligo, albinism & Down syndrome, making sure all children can have a companion they can relate to. 


Colorful Goodies

Website: https://colourfulgoodies.nl/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GiftsWithColour

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/colouredgoodies/

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You can find all our social media links at https://linktr.ee/blackwomenineurope

We’re also interested in hearing from you! If you have a podcast or blog, get in touch! We’d love to join your conversation too. Reach us a podcast@blackwomenineurope.com.

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The midterm elections are on November 8, 2022. All our rights are on the ballot this year. Be a voter!

Americans Abroad request your absentee ballot at https://www.fvap.gov

Americans at home go to https://www.bit.ly/wwavsgrho to register to vote or verify you are still registered.

Oct 20, 202201:00:06
Black History Month - History teacher in the UK: Fayida Jailler

Black History Month - History teacher in the UK: Fayida Jailler

This episode we talk to Fayida Jailler about Black History around Europe. Fayida is a journalist, activist and tour operator from London, Great Britain. She was inspired to create ‘Freedom Is Mine’ having spent the past decade travelling the world, encountering Black communities she never knew existed.

Connect with Freedom Is Mine 

Website: https://www.freedomismineofficial.com/

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/FreedomIsMineOfficial

Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/freedomismineofficial

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/freedomismineofficial/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100063448552643

Buy the book The Afro Encyclopedia: Celebrating Black History, Culture And Contribution From Around The World! by  Fayida Jailler 

amzn.to/3MxhnVF

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You can find all our social media links at https://linktr.ee/blackwomenineurope

We’re also interested in hearing from you! If you have a podcast or blog, get in touch! We’d love to join your conversation too. Reach us a podcast@blackwomenineurope.com.

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The midterm elections are on November 8, 2022. All our rights are on the ballot this year. Be a voter!

Americans Abroad request your absentee ballot at https://www.fvap.gov

Americans at home go to https://www.bit.ly/wwavsgrho to register to vote or verify you are still registered.

Oct 13, 202248:52
Black History Month - Filmmaker in Italy: Our Power Lister Daphne Di Cinto

Black History Month - Filmmaker in Italy: Our Power Lister Daphne Di Cinto

In October each year, Black History Month is marked in some European countries to celebrate and highlight the lives and the achievements of Black people throughout history and in the present. It is also a month of discussion, reflection and campaigns which bring challenges faced by Black communities to light. 

For our first Black History Month episode, we talk to Daphne Di Cinto, Screenwriter, Film Director, Actor, and Creative Writer. She is the director of the upcoming film Il Moro -The Moor. The true story of Alessandro de' Medici. The son of an enslaved African woman and Pope Clement VII turns out to be the heir to the Medici dynasty and becomes the first Duke of Florence, despite his own family having trouble accepting him.


Watch the trailer:

https://youtu.be/QbeOerqzRLE


Daphne Di Cinto

https://www.linkedin.com/in/daphne-di-cinto/

https://www.instagram.com/daphnedicinto/

https://www.facebook.com/dapdicinto/

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You can find all our social media links at Black Women in Europe ® | Twitter, Instagram, YouTube | Linktree

We’re also interested in hearing from you! If you have a podcast or blog, get in touch! We’d love to join your conversation too. Reach us a podcast@blackwomenineurope.com.

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The midterm elections are on November 8, 2022. All our rights are on the ballot this year. Be a voter!

Americans Abroad request your absentee ballot at https://www.fvap.gov

Americans at home go to https://www.bit.ly/wwavsgrho to register to vote or verify you /are still registered.

Oct 07, 202242:07
A Cuban in Sweden: Iris Öhrn

A Cuban in Sweden: Iris Öhrn

We talk to Iris Öhrn in Sweden. She grew up in Cuba and moved to Sweden and works bring investments in life science to Sweden.

https://www.investingothenburg.com/

http://linkedin.com/in/irisohrn

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You can find all our social media links at Black Women in Europe ® | Twitter, Instagram, YouTube | Linktree

We’re also interested in hearing from you! If you have a podcast or blog, get in touch! We’d love to join your conversation too. Reach us a podcast@blackwomenineurope.com

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The midterm elections are on November 8, 2022. All our rights are on the ballot this year. Be a voter!

Americans Abroad request your absentee ballot at https://www.fvap.gov

Americans at home go to https://www.bit.ly/wwavsgrho to register to vote or verify you /are still registered.

Sep 29, 202201:21:40
Heritage Architect and Cultural Economist with Merging Ecologies: Our Power Lister Dr. Tokie Laotan-Brown

Heritage Architect and Cultural Economist with Merging Ecologies: Our Power Lister Dr. Tokie Laotan-Brown

We talk to Dr Tokie Laotan-Brown. She works as a Heritage Architect and Cultural Economist with Merging Ecologies. She is also a BWIE Power Lister.

http://Drtokie.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AfricanVernacularArchiturePredatedTo1980

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dr.tokie/


Syntec Wines

http://syntec.wine/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SyntecWines/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/syntecwines

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You can find all our social media links at Black Women in Europe ® | Twitter, Instagram, YouTube | Linktree

We’re also interested in hearing from you! If you have a podcast or blog, get in touch! We’d love to join your conversation too. Reach us a podcast@blackwomenineurope.com

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The midterm elections are on November 8, 2022. All our rights are on the ballot this year. Be a voter!

Americans Abroad request your absentee ballot at https://www.fvap.gov

Americans at home go to https://www.bit.ly/wwavsgrho to register to vote or verify you /are still registered.

Sep 22, 202201:34:10
Freelancer in Arts & Education, music, vocal arts and intercultural negotiation: Cavana Hazelton in Germany

Freelancer in Arts & Education, music, vocal arts and intercultural negotiation: Cavana Hazelton in Germany

We talk to Cavana (pronounced Sevahnuh) Hazelton. She is a Freelancer in Arts & Education, music, vocal arts and intercultural negotiation. We have wide ranging talk about music, star trek, culture, racism, women's rights, and sexual violence. This is an emotional episode.

Website: http://cavanahazelton.com/about/

Bandcamp: https://cavanalee.bandcamp.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cavanahazelton

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cavanalee/

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You can find all our social media links at link.tree Black Women in Europe ® | Twitter, Instagram, YouTube | Linktree

We’re also interested in hearing from you! If you have a podcast or blog, get in touch! We’d love to join your conversation too. Reach us a podcast@blackwomenineurope.com

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The midterm elections are on November 8, 2022. All our rights are on the ballot this year. Be a voter!

Americans Abroad request your absentee ballot at https://www.fvap.gov 

Americans at home go to https://www.bit.ly/wwavsgrho to register to vote or verify you /are still registered.

Sep 15, 202201:52:54
Friend of The Pod in the US: Joseph Johnson

Friend of The Pod in the US: Joseph Johnson

We have a wide-ranging conversation with Joseph Johnson. He is a father, hemp farmer, mixed media artist, social media activist, and founder of the #DigitalLiberationFront. You can find Joseph's work here:

Digital Liberation Front

https://www.digitalliberationmedia.com/

https://www.facebook.com/DigitalLiberationFront

https://www.youtube.com/c/digitalliberationfront

https://www.kancelklankulture.com/

https://www.instagram.com/johnsonjoeb/

Twitter: @johnsonjoeb

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You can find all our social media links at Black Women in Europe ® | Twitter, Instagram, YouTube | Linktree

We’re also interested in hearing from you! If you have a podcast or blog get in touch! We’d love to join your conversation too. Reach us a podcast@blackwomenineurope.com

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The midterm elections are on November 8, 2022. All our rights are on the ballot this year. Be a voter!

Americans Abroad request your absentee ballot at https://www.fvap.gov

Americans at home go to When We All Vote via https://bit.ly/wwavsgrho to register to vote or verify you /are still registered.

Sep 08, 202201:13:30
Season 2 Trailer. We're back!

Season 2 Trailer. We're back!

The next season of Black Women in Europe Podcast starts this week. Sign up now so you don't miss an episode. 

You can find all our social media links at Black Women in Europe ® | Twitter, Instagram, YouTube | Linktree

We’re also interested in hearing from you! If you have a podcast or blog get in touch! We’d love to join your conversation too. Reach us a podcast@blackwomenineurope.com

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The midterm elections are on November 8, 2022. All our rights are on the ballot this year. Be a voter!

Americans Abroad request your absentee ballot at https://www.votefromabroad.org/

Americans at home go to https://www.iwillvote.com/ to register to vote or verify you are still registered.

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Sep 06, 202202:51
Update on the Ukraine Crisis and the African Diaspora

Update on the Ukraine Crisis and the African Diaspora

Angela and Adrianne check in with Kemo from OMEK about the situation in Ukraine, what's happening now with African students, and how you can still help. We also talk about OMEK's Africa Day Celebration.

Omek - Home of the global bicultural community https://myomek.com/

Do you want to help, or are you Looking for help?

OMEK UKRAINE RESOURCE LIST https://omek.carrd.co/ 

Celebrating Africa Day in Amsterdam & Online 25 – 29 May 2022 https://www.africaday.events/

May 12, 202236:59
Ukraine Crisis and the African Diaspora

Ukraine Crisis and the African Diaspora

80,000 students were trapped in Ukraine at the start of the war. Students of color were not allowed to leave. Now some of them have made their way out of Ukraine and now they need help.

As each day passes and the conditions and horrific treatment of people of African descent who are stuck in Ukraine and are trying to flee. The Omek team, together with a group of organizations and individuals supporting people of African descent fleeing Ukraine, are working hard to ensure that our fellow brothers and sisters make it to safety, are taken care of, and live the lives that they want live.

Omek - Home of the global bicultural community

https://myomek.com/


Do you want to help or are you Looking for help?

OMEK UKRAINE RESOURCE LIST

https://omek.carrd.co/ 



Ukrainian Refugee Fund on the Generosity Network

https://www.paypal.com/pools/c/8HVKiMk5Ic

Mar 31, 202218:24
The Good Hair Day (GHD) Collective in Finland
Dec 31, 202101:22:27
Our First Christmas Episode with friend of the Pod Andy in Sweden
Dec 22, 202102:00:06
From prepping our kids for University to working in the EU institutions: Our Power Lister Brenda King, MBE

From prepping our kids for University to working in the EU institutions: Our Power Lister Brenda King, MBE

We talk with Brenda King, MBE in the UK.

Brenda King, CEO, African & Caribbean Diversity (ACD or ACDiversity)

https://www.acdiversity.org/


New episodes are available every Friday. You can find us on all the major podcast platforms like Achor, Spotify, Stitcher, Apple Podcast, Google Podcast, Amazon Music, Audible, and other podcast services. Please remember to subscribe.

https://anchor.fm/bwie

Follow us online. You can find our Black Women in Europe™ Facebook page and group, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Linkedin, Pinterest, Kiva Lending Team, website, Black Women in Europe™ Power List, and more at https://linktr.ee/blackwomenineurope.  Do you want to comment on the podcast, or want to be on the show, or know someone who should be on the show? Contact us at podcast@blackwomenineurope.com.

Dec 17, 202101:16:00
She turned dreams of living in Germany into reality: Trina Roach

She turned dreams of living in Germany into reality: Trina Roach

EP5 - Meet Trina Roach

This week we speak to Trina Roach. She first came to Germany as a high school exchange student, returned for college, and has had a very successful life and career there.

Where you can contact Trina Roach:

https://www.facebook.com/stillcreatingtomorrow

https://www.instagram.com/still_creating_tomorrow/

https://www.picktime.com/creatingtomorrow

https://www.linkedin.com/in/creatingtomorrow/

https://coaches.xing.com/profile/Trina_Roach

Music: Des'ree - You Gotta Be


New episodes are available every Friday. You can find us on all the major podcast platforms like Achor, Spotify, Stitcher, Apple Podcast, Google Podcast, Amazon Music, Audible, and other podcast services. Please remember to subscribe.

https://anchor.fm/bwie

Follow us online. You can find our Black Women in Europe™ Facebook page and group, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Linkedin, Pinterest, Kiva Lending Team, website, Black Women in Europe™ Power List, and more at https://linktr.ee/blackwomenineurope. Do you want to comment on the podcast, or want to be on the show, or know someone who should be on the show? Contact us at podcast@blackwomenineurope.com.

Dec 10, 202101:24:02
Conquering Sweden since the 1970's: DC Woman
Dec 03, 202101:19:14
Our Power Lister Angela talks about Coming to Germany
Nov 30, 202101:14:29
 Friends - Adrianne and Angela talk about making friends in Europe and keeping up with friends at home.
Nov 25, 202158:03
15 Years in the Making - Black Women in Europe™(BWIE) podcast
Oct 28, 202101:06:38
Black Women in Europe® Podcast Trailer

Black Women in Europe® Podcast Trailer

Our new podcast is coming in November 2021. Sign up now so you don't miss an episode.

Hosting special guests and having real conversations between Adrianne and Angela, the Black Women in Europe® podcast will amplify the voices of the ordinary and extraordinary among us by exploring their lives, discussing relevant news, and tackling interesting and difficult topics including racism both subtle and overt; adapting to new customs, citizenship and residency challenges and requirements, hair care, mental health and more.

For the past 15 years, our blog readers have come from around the globe, and today we’re having adult conversations with, about, and for Black Women whose family goes back generations on the continent, are new arrivals, or seasoned ex-pats. We wholeheartedly welcome our family from the Diaspora, our allies, and those seeking to be allies wherever you are.

By the end of each episode, we will make new friends, celebrate successes, and try new things. Listeners will meet interesting people and hopefully won’t make the same assumptions about black women in Europe ever again. Oh, and we’ll have fun along the way.

We’re also interested in hearing from you! If you have a podcast or blog get in touch! We’d love to join your conversation too. Reach us a podcast@blackwomenineurope.com. 

You can find all our social media links at https://linktr.ee/blackwomenineurope

xx Adrianne and Angela

Sep 28, 202102:06