Zorena Jagnandan, who is Guyanese, and her staff offer many different medical and nonmedical services — wound care, occupational and physical therapy, nursing care, post-surgical care, speech therapy, medical social worker, shopping and errands, cooking and meal planning, help for new and expectant parents, light cleaning, help with paperwork, assistance to outside medical appointments, laundry, […]
If you were a fan of the ABC Family teen drama ” Twisted”, then you’re familiar with Kylie Bunbury who played Lacey Porter, a popular teenager on the show. Kylie is a talented actress and model, born in Ontario, Canada in 1989 to a Polish and Swedish American mother, Kristi Novak, and Guyanese-born Canadian father, Alex Bunbury. Kylie’s father was a […]
Meet Domini Alleyne, 2014 Miss Barbados Senior Fitness Queen. The 30 year old fitness model, who reings from Tuschen, East Bank Essequibo and Den Amstel West Coast Demerara in Guyana, migrated to Barbados at age 13. She later returned to Guyana and in 2011 worked briefly for the local HJTV television channel and was also […]
Earlier this month I had the pleasure of watching the young women of St. Albans Episcopal Church perform the Maypole dance at the annual Guyana Folk Festival held in Brooklyn, NY. I remember doing this as a little girl growing up in Guyana dressed up in frilly dresses and socks with colorful hair bows, as we danced and weaved the ribbons […]
Olayinka Noel, better known as Olay, is an international fashion model. She was born in Atlanta Georgia to Guyanese parents. Olay is currently a sophomore studying business management at Kennesaw State University, while she pursues her modeling career.
Olay praises her mother Donna, who is her biggest inspiration, for pushing her to follow her dreams. […]
Danielle is a classically trained vocalist, Hip-Hop Soul/R-Neg-B singer-songwriter and novice pianist. Danielle began writing songs at the tender age of 13. She was inspired by the vocal greats Lauryn Hill, Mary J Blige, Alicia Keys, Missy Elliott and Aretha Franklin. Born in Brooklyn, New York to South American parents and raised in Raleigh North […]
Shannon Boodram is a TV personality who specializes in sex and love and is the go-to voice for millennials. She is the recipient of Rogers TV’s national Impression Award for best On-Air Personality. She is a writer, best known for her bestseller, LAID: Young People’s Experiences with Sex in an Easy-Access Culture.
Sharon has worked on […]
Lakshmee Singh is a well known talk show host and producer of the popular “Let’s Talk with Lakshmee” show. The multitalented TV personality is also a dancer, actress, community worker, choreographer and has been in the public eye since the age of five. Lakshmee has performed for large audiences at prestigious venues such as Westbury Music Fair and The […]
There’s nothing better than finding the perfect greeting card and Claire Ann Goring will add that personal touch to your message. A multitalented graphic artist and the CEO Hybiskus Creations, Claire has developed her own line of handmade greeting, invitations and inspirational cards. Born and raised in Victoria Village, Guyana, the Bishop’s High School alumni works […]
Shyko Amos is an OBIE winning actress with Guyanese roots who is known for her performances in Tell You Something (2015), One Small Step for Melvin (2014) and 3-C (Three-C) (2012). She has performed in theatres all over the world from South Africa to Paris and New York appearing on Televion for the BBC and TROUBLE TV.
Recent medical school graduate, Topaz Sampson, is very close to accomplishing her dream of practicing Medicine. A New Amsterdam native, Topaz was part of the graduating Class of 2015 at Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, and is scheduled to begin residency training at Baylor College of Medicine.
While in medical school Topaz was appointed 2014 […]
Lady Drinks, a New York-based women’s networking group , recently asked Guyanese entrepreneur Shivone Deokaran to share what money means to her. In her response, Shivonie recalled that shortly after opening the doors to her cafe in Dobbs Ferry, New York, chain stores were asking for her bake her special samosa pies. But something […]
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