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Christine Neblett Chrisdan Enterprises

01 Feb: She Rock! Meet Christine Neblett: The Unstoppable Force Behind Chrisdan Enterprises

Christine Neblett’s journey from facing the hardships of single motherhood to becoming an influential entrepreneur is genuinely inspirational. Born and raised in Guyana,  the New York-based businesswoman has built a solid foundation with her degrees in Communication from the University of Guyana and Applied Management with a focus on Finance from Medgar Evers College. Christine has a  background in International Multi-level Marketing, which she began in 2004 with YTB Travel, followed by a significant stint…

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20 Sep: SHE ROCKS HER GUYANESE HERITAGE! MEET OLIVIA SINGH: SENIOR ENTERTAINMENT REPORTER FOR INSIDER

Olivia Singh is a Senior Entertainment Reporter at Insider in New York City. Her mother is from Wakenaam, Essequibo and her father is from Berbice. Both of her parents immigrated to America from Guyana in the 1980s. Singh’s older sister and herself were primarily raised by their single mother in Queens, New York — where she resides. Singh joined Insider as an Entertainment Fellow back in December 2017, shortly after graduating from college. Following her…

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19 Sep: From Georgetown to NASA: The Inspiring Journey of Guyanese Planetary Scientist Keanna Jardine

Meet Keanna Jardine, a US-based Guyanese planetary scientist, whose story will inspire you to reach for the stars, quite literally.   Keanna’s journey from Georgetown, Guyana, to NASA’s research team at Arizona State University stands as a testament to her resilience and ambition. Notably, she made history as the first Black woman to graduate with a Ph.D. in physics from the University of Central Florida, a significant achievement given her humble beginning. Keanna’s interest in…

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18 Sep: SHE ROCKS! SOCIAL MEDIA PRODUCER, SABRINA MOHAN: “THERE IS BEAUTY IN CHALLENGING TRADITION”

We often hear people say it doesn’t matter where you come from, it only matters where you are going but Social Media Producer, Sabrina Mohan, aims to challenge that. As an Indo-Guyanese-American (the pinnacle of hyphenated identities) born and raised in New York, while living part-time in London, Sabrina’s Guyanese heritage keeps her grounded, regardless of what continent she’s on. Through her career in technology, entertainment, and media, she wants to show her community that…

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13 Apr: She Rocks Her Guyanese Heritage! Meet Caresse Jackman: National Investigative Consumer Reporter for Investigate TV

Caresse Jackman is a National Consumer Investigative Reporter with InvestigateTV, the national investigative unit for Gray Television based in Washington D.C. She was born in Queens, NY, and raised in Metro Atlanta. Jackman is a proud daughter of Guyanese immigrants. Both her mother and father immigrated to the United States in the 1980s and both grew up in Georgetown. Jackman obtained her Dual Bachelor’s degree from the University of Georgia – where she studied Broadcast…

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13 Aug: Aliyah Baijnauth Is Set to Compete For the Miss New York Teen USA 2021 Title

Aliyah Baijnauth is a sophomore at Lindenhurst High School in Suffolk County Long Island and in a few days, she will compete in the Miss New York Teen USA 2021 pageant scheduled for August 19th and 20th.  A sports enthusiast,  the talented 15-year-old is a member of her High School’s basketball, volleyball, and track teams. Aliyah is also a straight-A student and was recently invited to join the National Society of High School Scholars.  Her…

Tiffany Johnson

23 Jul: Guyanese Tiffany Johnson Spearheads Amazon Black Business Accelerator Initiative

“Small Business Warrior” Tiffany Johnson wants to help businesses that are overlooked.”  Tiffany is a program manager helping small businesses grow on Amazon.com. She recently spearheaded a new Amazon initiative called the Black Business Accelerator, which provides access to capital, business guidance, mentorship, and marketing support to help Black business owners succeed as sellers in Amazon’s store.  “The role small businesses play in our society is very personal to me,” she said. The daughter of…

Keiann Simon

23 May: She Rocks! Meet Future Forensic Scientist, Keiann Simon

Source:  www.nydailynews.com CARRIBEAT A few years ago, Guyana added state-of-the-art DNA testing to its crime-fighting arsenal. Now, Guyana-born John Jay College of Criminal Justice student Keiann Simon is working to become another weapon in the fight against crime in her homeland. A graduating senior majoring in forensic science, Simon is bound for the University of Washington’s pharmaceutics Ph.D. program — getting her closer to her goal of working with Guyana governmental agencies battling crime and…

Asahi Pompey

22 Apr: Stories We Love! Asahi Pompey Is the Gladiator We Should All Get to Know

Ask Asahi Pompey what she does for a living, and the answer isn’t so straightforward. On LinkedIn, she lists the titles of global head of corporate engagement at Goldman Sachs and president of the Goldman Sachs Foundation. To borrow a phrase from Bozoma Saint John, Pompey is a #badass, juggling the worlds of corporate America, motherhood, and philanthropy. She radiates wisdom, light, and positivity and is a fierce force of nature in stilettos, someone who understands…

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22 Apr: Meet Crystal Cranmore: Race and Culture Reporter for WABC-TV’s Eyewitness News

SOURCE: ABC7NY Crystal Cranmore is the Race and Culture Reporter for WABC-TV’s Eyewitness News, New York’s #1 News. Crystal is thrilled to be back home to tell your stories as a member of the legendary Channel 7 Eyewitness News Team – a dream come true! She was born in Manhattan and raised in Maplewood, N.J. Prior to joining WABC-TV, Crystal reported for KYW-TV in Philadelphia. She chased breaking news, covered general assignment and feature stories,…