The Black Women in Europe™ Social Media Group (BWIESMG) was formed in the autumn of 2016. The seat of the organization started in Gothenburg, Sweden and moved to Stockholm in 2018.
BWIESMG is a Swedish-based non-profit organization with the purpose to empower black women in Sweden and across Europe. The organization has the following objectives towards empowerment, inclusiveness, and participation of black women in society:
i. To provide alternative platforms to mainstream media to showcase and promote positive images and news stories about black women in Europe. The platforms will include a multi-award winning blog and social media.
ii. To maintain a directory of organizations across Europe that support black women.
iii. To award scholarships to black women in Europe to study entrepreneurship, journalism, and media.