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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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15 Aug: She Rocks! Dr. Latoya Gooding is A Beacon Of Hope For Cancer-Stricken Patients in Guyana

Dr. Latoya Shonell Gooding is a beacon of hope to many cancer-stricken patients in Guyana. She goes above and beyond to ensure they receive the best care as they battle this deadly disease. Her kindness has touched many families and helped most of her patients through those dark days. She was compelled into the field of medicine, specifically Oncology, following the death of her grandfather to prostate cancer. According to Dr. Gooding, he was given…

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01 Aug: She Rocks! L.Y.F.T.S. Founder Keshia Adams Is On a Mission To Reduce Poverty

It’s said that true charity begin at home and Keshia Adams is determined not to keep it there.  The Brooklyn-Based Executive Director/Founder of Lifting You For Tomorrow’s Success (L.Y.F.T.S) is on a mission to break the cycle of poverty for families in her community and in Guyana.  L.Y.F.T.S. is a  non-profit organization that tackles many social problems like poverty, at-risk youth, and hunger. Another passion of Keshia is the The Adams Project (T.A.P.); a subsection of L.Y.F.T. that…

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27 Jul: She Rocks! Groomer Luanna Pierre Will Transform Your Pet From Rags to Riches

Luana Pierre is the owner of Pawsome Pets Guyana, a new pet grooming business located in Georgetown. Pawsome Pets Guyana is the only professional pet grooming service in the country. Mrs. Pierre has more than 25 years of experience in animal health and 10 years of pet grooming experience. Luana has been one of my best friends for more than thirty-five years. She was the friend who made me laugh with her dry humor, but…

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25 Jul: Guyanese Lalita Etwaroo is Running for New York State Assembly in District 33

As we watch more and more women throwing their hats into today’s political arena during these highly polarizing times, Lalita Etwaroo is gearing up to challenge Democratic incumbent Clyde Vanel for a New York State Assembly Legislative seat.  Born in Georgetown, Guyana, the recent college graduate is a Republican candidate for NY State Assembly in the 33rd District, which covers the neighborhoods of Cambria Heights, St. Albans, Hollis, Queens Village, Bellerose and parts of Floral Park…

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21 Jul: She Rocks! Meet Nubya Garcia, Award Winning Jazz Saxophonist & Composer

London-based saxophonist and composer, Nubya Garcia, is one of the leading forces behind the resurgence of jazz-influenced sounds in the UK. Raised in a creative environment built by a set of Caribbean parents, her brand of afro-tinged Jazz has made her a key component in a string of new and established groups: from work with MOBO Award-winning drummer, Moses Boyd, legendary Jungle producer and toaster, Congo Natty, through to her own works as part of…

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13 Jul: Coalition of Guyanese Women Hosts Fundraiser for First Lady of Guyana

On Sunday July 1st, 2018, Guyanese from New York/New Jersey Diaspora turned out in support of the Coalition of Guyanese Women – Conversation and Fundraising Luncheon held in honor of the first lady of Guyana, Her Excellency Sandra Granger.  The Coalition, made up of  Sherif Barker, President of Guyana Unity Movement, Cloyette Harris-Stoute, Founder & President of Guyanese Girls Rock, Sharon Devonish-Leid, CEO of Netstruc PR and Internist, Dr. Candace Cummings hosted the event to help…