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Strictly Business #08: Lina Lam

I discovered yoga at the beginning of my studies. Since then I have never quit. It has given me a new sense of life, because through yoga I have come to know myself better and have learned what true self-love means.

Strictly Business #07: Aïssa

This month we present Aïssa who runs the blog 'POC Stories'. Aïssa always dreamt of being a journalist and reporter, but to value the narratives and voices of people we're not used to hearing.

My name is Lina Berlina and I am a fashion designer from Indonesia, living in Berlin. I started my journey in Berlin as a community tailoring teacher, so I know the challenges for a Woman of Color starting a business here...

Meet our speakers Sanni Est and Carma M. Lüdtke for our Safe(r) Spaces Workshop next Wednesday September 23! In the bUm Auditorium at 3 pm.

Was sind Safe(r) Spaces? Wer benötigt Safe(r) Spaces? Wo benötigen wir Safe(r) Spaces? Und wie können wir diese schaffen und gewährleisten?

Welche Maßnahmen dürfen die Schule bzw. die Polizei ergreifen, und welche nicht? Wie können Eltern gegenüber der Schule, wie gegenüber der Polizei auftreten und sich gegen diese Maßnahmen wehren?


BIWOC* Rising is the first intersectional co-working space & social club in Berlin and Germany. This safer space is exclusively for women, trans, inter and non-binary people who identify as Black, indigenous or of Colour! Through training programs, empowerment workshops, and a work-desk in the heart of Berlin-Kreuzberg, BIWOC* Rising is creating a new working culture – a working culture that transcends the white, homogenous, capitalist one that has been a core driver of gentrification and marginalization in Berlin.