She Rocks! Meet Faudia Baijnauth, Co-Founder & Chair of Indo-Caribbean Alliance, Inc. (ICA)

Faudia Baijnauth is the co-founder and Chairperson of Indo-Caribbean Alliance, Inc. (ICA). She is responsible for the overall governance and direction of the organization which has grown to become one of the leading Caribbean organizations in Queens. Faudia’s primary role is to ensure that ICA advocates and creates programs and services for Indo-Caribbean residents in South Queens. Faudia  holds a BA Degree in Political Science from Baruch College and earned her Master’s in Social Work from Hunter College. She is is … read more


Attorney, Zoe Cadore, is the first Person of Guyanese Heritage to Win Miss Caribbean United States Title

Houston Caribbean Queen, Zoe Cadore, was crowned Miss Caribbean United States 2017 on Saturday, March 11th at the Jamaica Performing Arts Center for the 10th Anniversary of the competition.  Zoe is the first Houstonian to compete in and win the title of Miss Caribbean United States and the first person of Guyanese heritage to win the title. The evening featured a lively celebration of Caribbean culture and including an opening dance in Carnival costumes designed by Jewel Shannon Designs along with an … read more


She Rocks! Tricia Teekah of Guyana wins 2017 Commomwealth Young Person of the Year Award

Congratulations to Guyanese Tricia Teekah for winning the Commonwealth Youth Prize for Excellence in Development for the Caribbean & Canada Region! Tricia co-founded the Guyana National Youth Council with the objective to enhance youth empowerment, engagement, inclusion, and participation at all levels.  She led the ‘Vote Like a Boss’ campaign, a youth voter education initiative which used private sector partnerships to educate young voters. The campaign which was launched in 2016 reached more than 16,000 young people within a month and … read more


She Rocks! Meet Melissa Noel – Global Award Winning Multimedia Journalist

Melissa Noel is an award-winning multimedia journalist. She produces video as well as print and online stories for NBCnews.com, Voices of NY, Ebony Magazine and Caribbean Beat Magazine. Melissa is also a contributing reporter for One Caribbean Television and The Huffington Post. Both domestically and internationally, she is dedicated to researching, writing, producing, and editing news stories that center on the experiences and critical issues impacting Caribbean and minority communities. Melissa’s in-depth news coverage spans the United States as well as … read more


Happy International Women’s Day

On International Women’s Day women are recognized for their achievements without regard to social status.  It’s an opportunity look back to the struggles and accomplishments of women, and look ahead to the potential of the future generations of young female achievers. Throughout history, women have made significant contributions to society and have helped to build nations.  In honor of Women’s History Month,  GGR will feature some of the dynamic Guyanese women who have made history, and those who have made monumental, although often unacknowledged … read more