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24 Oct: Guyanese Attorney Christine King is Running for City of Miami Commission District 5

Christine King, 55, is an attorney and serves as President and CEO of the nonprofit Martin Luther King Jr. Economic Development Corporation for more than a decade. The organization has run an array of social programs ranging from delivering food to seniors to funding home improvements. Christine  was born in Guyana. She grew up in the City of Miami, attending Allapattah Elementary School, Westview Middle School, and Miami Central Sr. High School. She has proudly…

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23 Sep: Guyanese Nickie Kane in Running for New York City Mayor

Born in Mahaica, on the East Coast in Guyana, Nickie Kane moved to Richmond Hill, Queens at the age of five.  A long-time advocate for domestic violence survivors, affordable housing, police reform, and social justice, Nickie is now ready to take on City Hall.  After being told “to be honest, your vote probably won’t be counted” she decided enough is enough and launched her campaign to run as an Independent Write-In candidate for New York…

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,…

Guyanese-American to lead C&O Haynes School of Excellence

13 Apr: Stories We Love: Guyanese-American to lead C&O Haynes School of Excellence

Dr. Esther Haynes-Tross is living the strict motto of her deceased parents, to work hard to achieve your goals and help others along the way to achieve theirs. The Brooklyn-based Guyanese-American, and dean of students of the Cecil and Olga Haynes School of Excellence, is in the process of re-migrating to the mining town of Linden, where she was born. Dr. Joseph Haynes, a certified clinical nutritionist and proprietor of the Health and Wellness Clinics…

Samantha McGregor Shares an Insight into her Life and Business

06 Apr: Samantha McGregor Shares an Insight into her Life and Business

via www.ustimesnow.com Born in Guyana and raised in Toronto, where she lives, Samantha McGregor was always destined to be great. She started off her journey to success bright and early. Now, she is an accomplished Email marketing expert and digital strategist with a solid background in Customer Success, SaaS, and marketing technology. She started her consultancy firm sometime in 2019, and she soon discovered that she has a passion for bringing big business strategies to…

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15 Mar: She Rocks! Guyanese American Yeneisha Renee Warrick Appointed Judge In New Jersey

News Americas, NEWARK, NJ, Thurs. Mar. 11, 2021: The daughter of Guyanese immigrants has been appointed to serve as a municipal court judge in Newark, New Jersey. Yeneisha Renee Warrick will replace Marvin Adams and serve for the next three-years. “I consider this an honor and a privilege to have this opportunity. The city of Newark is near and dear to my heart. I truly believe in this city and everything it has to offer……

Golda Rosheuvel

18 Jan: Meet Golda Rosheuve – Guyanese-Born Actress & Star of Netflix’s Bridgerton

Source:  nickiswift.com Actress Golda Rosheuvel was born in Guyana, but her family moved to the UK while she was growing up. In a Q&A with Shondaland, the British star revealed her favorite book is The Secret Garden and that she is “mad” for country music. Keep reading to learn more about the fabulous Bridgerton star! Rosheuvel plays Queen Charlotte in Bridgerton. Netflix’s hit series from TV queen Shonda Rhimes follows British high society in Regency-era England. Bridgerton…