At just 37 years old, Linda Mabhena has become a trailblazer in changing the landscape of renewable energy in South Africa, with her independently owned wind farm powering over 160,000 households. “I enjoy it,” she says, “It’s legacy building for … Continue reading Meet Linda Mabhena: The woman changing renewable energy in South Africa
We speak to influencer and RadSwan founder Freddie Harrel about changing the perception of synthetic wigs, launching her own business and the beauty behind Black hair Continue reading Freddie Harrel: Meet the woman bringing high-quality Afro-textured synthetic wigs to Black women globally
According to a 2019 study, only 11% of GCSE students are studying modules relating to Black history.
In Peterborough, primary school teacher Precious Graham is striving to change this statistic by exposing young people to Black history with a Saturday school called Culture Community.
Continue reading Meet the Peterborough-based teacher providing Black history lessons to children
Gisela Abbam is passionate about making a difference in people’s lives. Over the years, she’s been able to do just that through undertaking various roles, from becoming the first Black chair of the British Science Association (BSA) to the founder and managing director of her own management consultancy group and so much more. Continue reading BSA chair Gisela Abbam talks making history, improving outcomes for Black children and the importance of representation within STEM
For many people in the creative industry, the Covid-19 pandemic has halted plans to showcase their work publicly – but for the women of online collective and creative agency VAGUE, they are keen to continue propelling the work of creatives worldwide regardless of the global restrictions placed upon them. Continue reading Meet VAGUE: The Black girl-led collective bringing young creatives together during lockdown
For many Black girls, our hair journey has certainly had its ups and downs. From rocking braids accompanied by an array of colourful hair bobbles and beads, chemically processing our hair for years in a bid to ‘fit in’ to … Continue reading Meet the 21-year-old business owner paving the way for sustainable natural haircare
The East London activist and poet speaks to Black Girls Around The World about learning her history and fighting for better treatment of the Windrush Generation Continue reading Activist Anneka Belmar is calling on you to help make this happen for the Windrush Generation
Nigerian-American stylist Chi Ilochi speaks to Black Girls Around The World about her career in fashion, the rise of Black stylists and just how she continues to build her confidence Continue reading Stylist Chi Ilochi: “Systemic racism in the fashion industry is not talked about enough”
Black Girls Around The World is an online platform which aims to share the stories of Black girls across the diaspora. This week, we speak to former realtor and Youtuber Jasmine Turner about her journey from South Carolina, USA to Warsaw, Poland Continue reading From a Commercial Broker in South Carolina to one of Poland’s rising YouTubers: Meet Jasmine Turner
YouTuber and teacher Ronah Naluwooza discusses her upbringing in the UK and her experiences living in South Korea Continue reading Ronah Naluwooza talks life in South Korea, dealing with discrimination and migrating during COVID-19