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: What’s Faith Got To Do With It? How a young Guyanese woman paddled her way to the shore of success with mustard seed faith.

This book features the first twenty seven years of my life. Faith has played an integral role which has fueled my path to a successful life. If I had to live my life all over, I would choose faith as a guide. According to Pastor Andrew Chichester of the Guyana Conference of Seventh Day Adventist located in Guyana, South America, He said, “Using the powerful theme of Faith, Ms Niles has been able to capture and put into perspective her deep and sincere encounter with God. She draws from her personal experience practical lessons that are truly inspirational and motivating in nature.”

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: Author Elizabeth Jaikaran Recounts Stories of Traumatic Experiences & the Resilience of Guyanese Women

Elizabeth Jaikaran is a New York-based author and lawyer who has  published work across a spectrum of print and digital media.   She began writing at a very young age and published her first article to Stardust Magazine when she was only eight years old.  Elizabeth has since published fiction, nonfiction, comedy, poetry and legal commentary. She is a proud child of Guyanese immigrants, born in Brooklyn, New York and raised in Queens. Elizabeth is most…

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: She Rocks! Meet Maya Tiwari “Mother Maya” Author/International Ayurveda Teacher/Health Activist/Humanitarian

Maya Tiwari (born April 16, 1952 in Liverpool Village, Guyana) is a humanitarian, world peace leader and author. Also called “Mother Maya,” she is an international teacher of Ayurveda, a health activist and the founder of the Wise Earth School of Ayurveda and Mother Om Mission.   Biography Maya Tiwari was born in Guyana, the daughter of Brahmin priest Pandit Bhagawan Ramprasad Tiwari, whose family originated from Lucknow, India. Thereafter, she became a fashion designer…

Dr. Hollis

: She Rocks! Meet Dr. Hollis France, Author and Global Politics Professor

Dr. Hollis France is an Associate Professor at the College of Charlestown, in South Carolina.  She was born in Guyana but migrated to the US more than 25 years ago.  Dr. France teaches her students the ins and outs of global politics and economics. Dr. France joined the Political Science Department at CofC in 2000. She teaches courses primarily in the fields of International and Comparative Politics, including International Political Economy, Politics of Globalization, Globalization from a Community Perspective,…

Sabrina Panday

: She Rocks! Meet Entrepreneur, Projects Specialist, Author: Sabrina Panday

Entrepreneur, projects specialist, author: Sabrina Panday is a ‘bold and fearless’ woman.  She has a contagious positive attitude, which she credits to being “bold and fearless and never underestimating oneself”. These attributes have propelled Sabrina in assiduously pursuing her “dreams”, which included being a cookbook author. This ‘dream’ became a reality when Sabrina finally launched her cookbook. Adding a delicious twist to traditional ground provisions meals, Sabrina’s “Provisions: Cooking Healthy with Nature’s Bounty” inaugural cookbook is…

SUGAR AND SPICE

: GGR Book Club: Sugar and Spice and More Books by Gaitri Pagrach-Chandra

Sugar and Spice is a collection of recipes for the best of the worlds sweets, tiny cakes and patisserie, from delicately spiced Indian milk sweets to nutty Spanish marzipans; from tiny French sponge cakes to Scottish fudge. Crunchy brittles, tempting truffles, sticky toffees, caramels, nougat, honeycomb… there are treats to suit all tastes. Over 120 easy-to-follow recipes offer small delights from near and far ; ideal for all the family, for entertaining or for giving as…

Author and Domestic Violence Advocate Sukree Boodram

: She Rocks! Meet Sukree Boodram – Author, CPA and Global Domestic Violence Advocate

Sukree Boodram left Guyana as a teenager in 1983 for a better opportunity in the US.  Four years later she was married to the person who would become her abuser for 21 years.  Born into a Hindu family and raised to keep her personal problems to herself, Sukree never sought any help nor did she stand up to her abusive husband. A wife and mother of two, who strongly embraced her cultural and traditional beliefs,…

Danielle Blaiq

: She Rocks! Danielle Blaiq: Indie Lyricist/Hip-Hop Soul Singer & Songwriter/Published Author

Danielle is a classically trained vocalist, Hip-Hop Soul/R-Neg-B singer-songwriter and novice pianist. Danielle began writing songs at the tender age of 13. She was inspired by the vocal greats Lauryn Hill, Mary J Blige, Alicia Keys, Missy Elliott and Aretha Franklin. Born in Brooklyn, New York to South American parents and raised in Raleigh North Carolina, her signature sound and unparalleled image was influenced heavily by these three very distinct regions. Danielle’s musical career began…

: Do you remember your first day of school? Jennifer Bisram’s new book will take you back there!

Emmy Nominated Journalist and Author, Jennifer Bisram, will take you way back to your early school days with her newly published children’s book. You may have seen Jennifer on TV, reporting, or in your neighborhood armed with a microphone and heels with a cameraman by her side … now, meet her as an author in, First Day of School: Do You Want to be My Friend? Jennifer’s love for children took her into the classroom…

: She Rocks! Oonya Kempadoo – Internationally Published and Acclaimed Author

Oonya Kempadoo is an internationally published and acclaimed author, born in England in 1966 to Guyanese parents. She was brought up in Guyana and studied art in Amsterdam. Oonya has lived and worked for most of her life in various Caribbean islands including Trinidad, Tobago, St. Lucia, and is currently based in Grenada. A creative writer and novelist, she also works freelance as a researcher and consultant in the arts, private sector, with youth and…