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: Anaya Willabus, New York’s Youngest Author, Publishes Her 4th Book at Age 12

Since 2015, Anaya Lee Willabus has been known for being the youngest author in the USA to publish the first chapter book at eight years old. Today, Anaya is twelve years old and has released her fourth book. The fourth book is part of a series called- ‘Make it Happen’- Anaya Willabus by Lightswitch Learning. The book talks about the many challenges Anaya faced and how she overcame them. Anaya hopes that other children would…

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: From Journalist to Professional Makeup Artist: Abigail Wade Is Working Her Way To The Top

Abigail Wade is a Guyanese Professional Makeup Artist and Stylist who currently resides in Brooklyn, New York. A creative being, Abigail is working hard to achieve the “American Dream” through her craft. The quality of her work speaks for itself and has even attracted the attention of some big retailers in New York like Macy’s.  She’s also the go-to makeup artist for Love and Hip-Hop Atlanta cast member Grace Hamilton popularly known as Spice, whenever…

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: Talk Show Host & Mental Health Advocate, Sharmin Prince, Is Giving Back to Her Fellow Veterans

A few weeks ago, people across America celebrated Veterans Day in honors military personnel who served in the United States Armed Forces, but sometimes life after service isn’t easy. That’s where Sharmin Prince comes in. As the program director for veterans services at Volunteers of America-Greater New York, Sharmin is running the Battle Buddy Bridge, a peer-to-peer program that trains veterans to help other veterans deal with a mental health diagnosis. “In basic training, you are…

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: 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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: 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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: 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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: She Rocks! Althea Chase – From Social Outcast to Successful Entrepreneur

In August 2013, Althea Chase with the help of her sister Crystal, hosted a sleep over for her daughter and 6 of her friends. They did manicures, pedicures and chocolate facials which they all loved.  They ate pizza, drank apple cider in champagne glasses, and had girl talk. The girls talked about their future plans and how they were going to make the world a better place. It was a life changing, fun experience and…

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: GGR Booth at Guyana Folk Festival 2015

Nothing says Summer in New York like an outdoor festival and yesterday the Cultural Association of New York Inc. held its annual Folk Festival & Family Fun Day at the Old Boys High School Grounds, Brooklyn, New York. Guyanese Girls Rock was happy to be a part of the festivities that included singing, dancing and musical performances.  Proceeds from the sale of merchandise  from the GGR booth will go toward the Guyanese Girls Rock Technology Scholarship Fund.