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07 Dec: Jenise McBride is “Revolutionizing” the Hair Industry With Her Crochet Braiding Techniques

Jenise McBride is the CEO of Angelically Kute, a protective-style Hair Salon, and the Founder of H.E.R-Volution University, an online platform that is revolutionalizing hair ergonomics. Over 6 years ago, Jenise decided that she was done with weaves, flat-irons, and relaxers and began her natural hair journey. Like many women who decide to “go natural,” Jenise discovered there were not many styling options. So, she decided to change all of that! Jenise taught herself, and then…

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30 Nov: Alainn Pompey Looks Back On Her Olympic Journey

THE ADVERTISERS TRIBUNE, NOVEMBER 18, 2018 As a young Guyanese girl growing up in New York City from the age of 14, Aliann Pompey had no idea that her undiscovered talent would lead her to four consecutive summer Olympics, beginning in Sydney and ending in London. Medalling in two commonwealth games, gold in 2002 and silver in 2010, and competing at World Championships, are just some of many achievements Aliann has attained over the years;…

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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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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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24 Sep: She Rocks! Elisabeth Knights Will Inspire You With Her Personal Story of Love, Pageantry & Business Success

By Ronald J. Daniels Elisabeth Knights invites you humbly to join her as she navigates her journey as a wife, mother and successful business executive from her humble beginnings in East Ruimveldt Squatting Area, Georgetown Guyana to her business platform across the United States of America, where she currently resides and operates. Liz, as Mrs. Knights, is affectionately called, fancies it rather important to begin this journey by thanking God and her mother for cultivating…

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19 Sep: Letitia Wright Glows In Gold At the Emmys

Letitia Wright is having a fantastic 2018.  Not only was she in one of the biggest movies of the year,  she’s also an Emmy nominee!  The 24 year-old Black Panther actress was nominated  for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series for her role as Nish in Black Mirror.  Last night Photographer Basia Bowen captured the Emmy nominee getting ready for the ceremony with her beloved grandmother, Ms. Claudette. According to Vogue UK, after floating…

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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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10 Sep: Meet The Honorary Judge Ingrid Joseph: Brooklyn Civil Court Judge Running for Re-Election

The Honorary Judge Ingrid Joseph is a Democratic judge of the New York City Civil Court Kings. She was born in Brooklyn to Guyanese parents. Judge Joseph is running for re-election in the New York State primary on September 13, 2018.  She was elected to the court in 2009, and her current term expires in 2018. She is also serves as an acting justice of the Kings County Supreme Court, Civil Term. Here’s Her Story…

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17 Aug: She Rocks! How Phylicia Bernard Traded A Nursing Career to Become to Successful Personal Stylist!

Phylicia Bernard is a former Licensed Practical Nurse turned Registered Nurse turned Personal Stylist/Style Blogger! She was born in Guyana and migrated to the US with her family for a better life.  A fashionista since childhood, Phylicia initially chose the field of nursing to provide a financial security blanket for her family.  However 4 years into her career she realized that her heart was in fashion and not nursing.  Determined to follow her dreams, she made the bold leap and quit…

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