About the Author: Jacqueline Smartt, MS.Ed is an English as a Second Language Teacher in Queens, New York. Descended from a long line of educators, she was born in England to a Jamaican mother, Dorothy Smartt nee Golbourne and a Guyanese father, Loris Smartt. She grew up in Guyana where she attended, Timehri Government School, St. Angela’s RC, Henry’s Under 12 and The Bishops’ High School – she is a proud member of Allen House. She has worked as an intern for the Guyana Broadcasting Corporation, a reporter for Caribwaves.com and was the co-host on the Immigration and Caribbean Explosion program on 93.5 with Brian Figeroux. She is also an amateur photographer who loves capturing memories with her camera.
Growing up in Guyana Jacqueline traveled the country extensively with her parents and siblings – Caroline and Sandra Smartt. She has incorporated some of her own experiences into the story, Navigators Travel to Guyana, which is a quick tour through a country that is still a mystery to most of the outside world. It’s vast rain forest and pristine hinterlands make it an exciting place to visit as there is still lots to discover