Tuesday Talks: Women of Color – Does Representation Matter?

30/04/2019

19:30 - 22:30

Exerzierstr. 14, 13357 Berlin

Admission is free - donations are welcome

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#TuesdayTalks at be’kech

30 April, 2019 featuring: Aïssa Sica
“Women of Color: Does Representation Matter?”
Start: 19.30

Please join us in welcoming Aïssa Sica to be’kech, where she will begin with a presentation about herself, including the work she conducts on her blog, before opening up the discussion to the audience to debate on the experiences of women of colour.

· ABOUT ·

“She is Aïssa, she is 26 years old. She grew up in France and has a Senegalese and Guinean background. She has studied foreign applied languages, applied to international trade. She has been living in Germany for 2 years, and has also lived in Belgium and in Italy. She is currently working as a junior SEO manager in a marketing agency, having started her blog in February 2018 by only interviewing afro-descendant women”.

Aïssa had the idea for this event after thinking about her stay in Naples and her life in general, how stereotypes have an impact on her daily life; for instance, in the form of hypersexualiztion and fetishization”. Her blog aims to empower women of colour and increase awareness and representation. Women of color are regularly confined to a few seen examples in the media. For her, representation matters and needs to be improved because it has aspects that affect self-esteem and self-confidence. With low self-esteem and self-confidence, we limit ourselves.

Website: https://aissa-sica.com

Instagram : @aissasica

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