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13 Jun: She Rocks! Meet Angella Sprauve, Founder of Auve Beauty Skincare Line

Auvê Beauty founder Angella Sprauve was born in New York; her father was a New Yorker with roots from the Virgin Islands, and her mother from Guyana. Angella’s parents decided to make a major move to California when she was just ten years old, but her mom’s family ensured that she never forgot her roots. Angella grew up with the culture of Guyana close to heart: festive music, pure foods, and simple beauty rituals taught…

12 Jun: She Rocks! Meet McKenzie “Diamond” – A Bright Shining Musical Jewel!

Even though Mckenzie Diamond currently resides in Richmond, Virginia she is a native of Guyana who derived her stage name from the town in which she was born (Mackenzie Linden). Makenzie was born Sue-Ann Melba Providence on March 17, 1986 to Tessa Providence and Marlon Richmond. Marlon a well- known singer and musician formed a band with his brother Stevie Richmond and performed locally at different venues in Linden. Ironically Mckenzie would follow right in…

31 May: Meet Dr. Sharon Lall-Ramnarine: Emphasizing Mentorship And Research

Dr. Sharon Lall-Ramnarine was born and raised in Georgetown, Guyana. She is the only child of Bansi and Etwaria (Lynette) Lall. She credits her academic success to the excellent foundation she received in her early years in Guyana and the values instilled in her by her mom – that women need the highest level of education to lead comfortable independent lives. She graduated from St. Rose’s High School in 1989 and then attended Queen’s College…

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Styled to Rock! Letitia Wright Shines at Avengers Movie Premiere

One week ago Letitia Wright lit up the purple carpet at the Avengers: Infinity War premiere in Hollywood. The 24-year-old Guyanese-born British Star is inspiring the next generation of young women in STEM & Style and we’re definitely a fan!  Letitia is soaking up her new Hollywood fame after appearing in ‘Black Panther’, ‘Black Mirror’, and even Drake’s music video ‘Nice for What.’ According to Teen Vogue, Letitia looked like a true superhero at the Avenger’s world premiere…

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Guyanese Designer Keisha Edwards Showcases At Buckingham Palace

Guyanese designer, Keisha Edwards of Shasha Designs, on February 19 represented Guyana at the first-ever Commonwealth Fashion Exchange programme, which saw designers and artisans from 52 Commonwealth countries producing a fashion ‘look’ using principles of sustainable excellence. The design was unveiled at a special reception at Buckingham Palace for London Fashion Week. In an interview with The Pepperpot Magazine Keisha said that she feels excited, honoured and humbled to have been selected to participate in…

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