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08 Nov: She Rocks! D’Arcy Ortiz is Inspiring the Next Generation of Young Women in STEM

Today children across the country engaged in many activities in celebration of National STEM/STEAM Day.  The focus of this designated day is to encourage students to explore and pursue interests in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math, and D’Arcy Ortiz provides the perfect inspiration especially for young women. D’Arcy was born in Georgetown, Guyana and was raised by her mother, Yvette Irving, a Medical Laboratory Scientist, who worked with the Ministry of Health Guyana and later years…

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01 Nov: She Rocks! Meet Lleuella Morris, Personal Growth Expert & Managing Director of AMZ Consulting Company Limited

Lleuella Morris is no stranger to courage and determination, and overcoming the odds. She is a multitalented businesswoman, an avid volunteer, a committed Christian, and a mentor who is passionate about the development of people. She is the eldest of three children born to Colin Morris and Maureen Semple in the village of Hopetown in Berbice, Guyana and named to honour both sides of her family heritage. The unassuming Ms. Morris is a quiet self-starter…

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26 Oct: She Rocks! Viktoria I.V. King is Breaking Down Barriers In the Filmmaking Industry

Today the film industry still struggles to include female filmmakers and director, but Viktoria I.V. King is determined not to let that keep her from behind the camera, and from seeing her work on screen. The 29-year-old award-winning British-American Director, Producer, Writer and Photographer has a passion for storytelling through filmmaking.  She has directed and produced multiple projects for Theatre (plays, musicals, opera), and Film (award-winning feature film & web series, short films, commercials and music…

Focus reaps success | Lawyer, Ayana Fable tells her story

23 Oct: Lawyer Ayana Fable Shares Her Story of Sacrifices and Success

Guyana Chronicle, October 21, 2018 AYANA Alexis Fable, brimming with joy over her recent admission to the Guyana Bar Association, is confident that her decision to put aside all distractions while pursuing her studies is largely responsible for the kind of success that she is enjoying at the moment. Had she not decide to heed her father’s advice to stay thoroughly focused on her goals, the 23-year-old told the Pepperpot Magazine that she would not…

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22 Oct: Stories We Love! Guyanese Aadilah Ali Tops Regional 2018 Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Exams (CAPE)

Kaieteur News, October 18, 2018 Guyana has yet another year claimed the top spot at the regionally offered Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination [CAPE]. The top performer is Aadilah Ali, a consistently outstanding student of Queen’s College. According to information released by the Caribbean Examinations Council [CXC], the administrator of the examination, Guyana’s Ali, by virtue of being the most outstanding regional CAPE performer, is the winner of the Dennis Irvine Award. This award, according to…

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18 Oct: STEM Advocate Rashada Harry Honored by UK Prime Minister Theresa May

At a time when equality, diversity, inclusion and the struggle of women in industries like STEM, you will be inspired by Rashada Harry’s achievements.  On October 17, 2018 the tech savvy Guyanese-Brit  was awarded a Point of Light Award by Prime Minister Theresa May for her outstanding contribution to increasing opportunities for young people  from diverse backgrounds in STEM industries. Rashada  is the founder of ‘Your Future, Your Ambition’, an annual event helf at the Emirates…

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10 Oct: She Rocks! Natasha Martindale Named Guyana’s First Global Dignity Chair

`Georgetown, October 9th 2018 Global Dignity announced the appointment of Natasha Martindale as the organization’s Country Chair for Guyana. As Guyana’s Country Chair, Natasha embodies the core values of Global Dignity, an international non-profit dedicated to uniting everyone with the belief that we all deserve to live a life of dignity. Her passion for and commitment to helping young people be the best versions of themselves and embrace self-love and self-worth are what will serve…

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10 Oct: Stories We Love! Top Guyanese Law Student Ashley Henry Admitted To The Bar

News Room Guyana, October 9, 2018 Ashley Henry, the Law student who won the Guyana prize for the best law student at Hugh Wooding Law school, has been admitted to the bar by Chief Justice, Roxane George Wiltshire. As she starts her career in the legal field, the 23-year-old says she will use her position to represent youths and contribute to the development of her country. “I would like to do a little bit of…

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08 Oct: She Rocks! Principal Mala Panday Empowers Girls to Become Strong & Powerful Leaders

Mala Panday started her public service in education in September 2004 and is now a fifth-year principal.  She began her career as a New York City science teacher and then served as an assistant principal before accepting the amazing opportunity to lead at The Young Women’s Leadership School of Queens (TYWLS). Mala’s career interests are centered in engaging youth in political and social issues that impact them directly, as well as women around the world….

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08 Oct: She Rocks! Ebonee Noel of CBS New “FBI” Drama Series Has Strong Guyanese Roots

You may have recently seen Ebonee Noel staring as Kristen Chazal, a smart tech savvy analyst in the new CBS gripping 13-episode drama series, “FBI”.  The Harlem-born actress is also known for her role in the ABC’s drama “Still Star-Crossed” as Livia Capulet. Other TV credits include “Wrecked,” “Law & Order: SVU,” “Eye Candy” from Jason Blum, and a supporting role in the independent feature “Long Nights, Short Mornings.” Ebonee is the daughter of Guyanese parents, Cheryl E. Noel…