Rama Yade is a Senegalese born French politician who served in the government of France from 2007 to 2010. She is currently vice president of the moderate conservative Radical Party. Click on image for more.
Inspired by the U.S. president, Joaquim Crima, an immigrant from Guinea-Bissau, drew international attention for his unsuccessful bid for a seat in a local Russian legislature. Click image for more.
The Burundi-born former minister for Integration and Gender Equality, Ministry of Integration and Gender Equality served in the Swedish parliament from 2002 until 2012. Nyamko Sabuni is a member of the Liberal People's Party. Click on image for more.
Zahra Abdulla is currently serving as a member of Helsinki City Council. Born in Somalia, Abdulla also came close to winning a seat in the Finnish Parliament in 2007. Click on image for more.
Kathleen Ferrier is a black Dutch Surinamese woman and former Member of Parliament for the Christian Democrats (CDA) in the Netherlands from 2003 to 2013. She is also the daughter of the late first president of Suriname. Click on image for more.