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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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18 Sep: She Rocks! Sara Golan’s Passion for Real Estate is Built on Empathy & Trust

A mother, an investor, and an Associate Broker with THE SERHANT TEAM of Nest Seekers International, Sara Golan knows that the foundation of any successful relationship comes from empathy and trust. It is why she treats each of her clients—whether they be a first-time home buyer, a private seller, or a multi-million dollar developer—as a genuine partner, using her vast wealth of knowledge and experience to guide them in a way that makes sense for…

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01 Mar: Women in History: Gertie Wood – Pioneer Women’s Rights Activist

Gertie Wood’s name has appeared at fleeting moments on the periphery of scholarship on the Guyanese women’s movement. As such not much has been said or published on the significant volume of work and activism she undertook for women and girls in British Guiana. Social worker, women’s rights activist, accomplished concert artist, and politician, Wood was sometimes the sole female voice articulating for women and equitable conditions of work in the period of her greatest…

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17 Feb: She Rocks! Meet Aminta Kilawan Narine: Attorney, Community Activist & Newspaper Columnist

Aminta Kilawan Narine is an attorney, community activist, and writer. Born in the Bronx, New York to Guyanese parents, Aminta’s passion for social justice manifests in various aspects of her life. Aminta writes a weekly column for The West Indian newspaper titled, “Civics, Culture, and Community Engagement” in efforts to increase involvement and stewardship in areas such as politics and volunteerism. Aminta uses her voice for multifold purposes: she is a spirited bhajan singer but…

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30 Oct: Congratulation to Poonam Singh on winning the 2016 Miss Global International First Runner-Up Title

Guyanese, Poonam Singh, is basking in winning glory after she finished First Runner-Up at the Miss Global International Pageant held last night in the Dominican Republic. The reigning Miss Global International Guyana also won Miss Maja of the World 2016, Best Personality, Best National Costume, Best Talent, and the Best Gown categories.  Her stunning silver gown was created by House of Pearson, which is owned by local Guyanese designer, Quinton Pearson.  The first-time pageant participant shared with her…

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05 Oct: She Rock! Celebrating English Teacher, Shareesa Bollers, on World Teachers Day

Shareesa Bollers is a proud Guyanese-American. She was born and raised in Guyana, and attended high school in Philadelphia. She is a Gates Millennium Scholar and received her Bachelor’s Degree in Literature & Theatre and Masters of Arts in Teaching English from Bard College.  English Teacher Shareesa Bollers  Sharessa developed a passion for teaching at age 12 after she opened her own summer school in her village and realized the severity of the education gap in…

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22 Sep: She Rocks! Kylie Bunbury, Daughter of Legendary Guyanese Soccer Player, Alex Bunbury, lands FOX’s Primetime Leading Role

Tonight at 9:00 PM EST, FOX will premiere it’s new prime time series, PITCH, starring Actress Kylie Bunbury, who is the daughter of Guyanese-born retired Professional Soccer Player and International Football Ambassador for Guyana, Alex Bunbury. Pitch is the story of baseball pitcher Ginny Baker (Kylie Bunbury) who immediately rises to fame when she is called up by the San Diego Padres and becomes the first woman in Major League Baseball. She immediately sets in…

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23 May: Celebrating Guyana’s 50th Anniversary of Independence

On Friday, May 26th, 2016,  Guyana will celebrate it’s 50th Anniversary of Independence. Guyana achieved its independence on May 26th, 1966 and thousands of Guyanese living all around the world have traveled home to take part in the festivities which includes a series of activities titled “Guyana Jubilee”.  Anniversary events are also planned for various locations in US, Canada, UK and a few Caribbean Islands.   Please join us a we wish our beloved Nation…

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08 Mar: 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…