Sunday, March 20, 2011

20 Inspirational Women from African Diaspora in Europe

 Mariéme Jamme
In celebration of the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day on March 8, 2011, the African Diaspora Professional Women in Europe (ADIPWE), recognized 20 Inspirational Women from African Diaspora in Europe.  These women reflect the diversity of Diaspora women and show how well they have infiltrated all sectors of industry: they are engineers, scientists, inventors, bankers, doctors, artists, media personalities, writers, speakers, bankers, politicians and entrepreneurs.  They are are inspiring people in their home countries and in their continent of origin, as mentioned in their profiles. They have physically left the continent but remain emotionally attached. They are conscious of their responsibility towards the development of Africa and are committed to transform the ‘brain drain’ into a ‘brain gain’.
Read the full press release here:

Check out EH post on one of the 20 Inspirational Women recognized,  Salha L Kaitesi's work:
The African Diaspora Professional Women in Europe (ADIPWE), is an online forum which aims aim to:
  • Celebrate the success of African Women in Europe
  • Give visibility to African Women who have achieved success but are still unknown
  • Inspire the new generation of African Women and share ideas to fulfil their potential
  • Contribute to Africa rebranding and development by identifying opportunities to transfer the vast amount of knowledge gained in Europe
This forum is open to all women of Africa Diaspora but also to those who have a passion about African development.

For more information about ADIPWE, visit

Chimamanda Adichie
 Stay tuned for upcoming EH post on one of the 20 Inspirational Women, novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, author of "Half of a Yellow Sun", "That Thing Around My Neck" and much more.

1 comment:

  1. They all are wonderful and great women!


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