Category: Inspiration

Jamaican Lands Senior Position At Howard Uni.

Jamaican Lands Senior Position At Howard Uni.

| July 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Jamaican born Dr. Tashni Dubroy is a mom, wife, entrepreneur, relentless optimist, game changer, chemist and recently she was President of Shaw University, the oldest historically black university in the South. Following her recent resignation as President of Shaw University, Howard University announced her appointment as executive vice president and Chief Operating Officer of Howard University.  Dr. […]

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Son of Haitian Migrants Is Chrysler’s Head of Design

Son of Haitian Migrants Is Chrysler’s Head of Design

| July 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Born in New York City to Haitian immigrants and raised in Montreal, Quebec,  Ralph Gilles is one of the top car designers in the world. Before that, he was the President and CEO of Chrysler’s SRT brand and Senior Vice President of Design at Chrysler. Gilles, 47, styled the North American Car of the Year-winning […]

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These Ja Women’s  Stories Though Painful Offer Hope

These Ja Women’s Stories Though Painful Offer Hope

| June 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

“My daughter motivates me to push forward, to try to end sexual abuse in Jamaica. I will break the cycle of abuse.”                           These are the words of a Jamaican woman who decided to share her story of sexual abuse in this film […]

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Good Things Happen When A Community Comes Together

Good Things Happen When A Community Comes Together

| June 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

  Teachers and Students at Bethel High School in St Vincent and the Grenada came together in a very unique way. The most remarkable part of this is that positive change was embrace by all. Once known for fights and violence, teachers and students at Bethel High School – have been making efforts to turn around […]

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Young Bahamian Pilot Shares His Passion For Flying

Young Bahamian Pilot Shares His Passion For Flying

| June 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

  Ignatius Kemp is a young Bahamian pilot who is finally fulfilling his dream of flying. In this interview Kemp shares his story and the challenges that he faced along the way. From being discouraged to having the full support of his parents and flight instructor, Kemp journey as a pilot is an inspiration for […]

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Dr. Dre donates $10m for Compton H.S performing arts center

Dr. Dre donates $10m for Compton H.S performing arts center

| June 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Dr. Dre has pledged to donate $10 million to help build a performing arts complex at the new Compton High School, the Compton Unified School District. “My goal is to provide kids with the kind of tools and learning they deserve,” Dre said in a statement. “The performing arts center will be a place for young people […]

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T&T’s Omar Lewis on Journey as Innovation Entrepreneur

T&T’s Omar Lewis on Journey as Innovation Entrepreneur

| June 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

  Whether exhibiting animation in the Museum of Modern Art affiliate, PS1 Center for Contemporary art, illustrating for Marvel Comics, creating Crab Catcher (the Caribbean’s first studio produced video game), or teaching art for over twenty (20) years, Trinidad-born and New York city raised Omar Lewis has always put creativity, passion and love at forefront […]

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Tracy K. Smith Named New U.S. Poet Laureate

Tracy K. Smith Named New U.S. Poet Laureate

| June 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

        Tracy K. Smith has been named the new U.S. Poet Laureate by the Library of Congress, succeeding Juan Felipe Herrera. While the role doesn’t carry many specific official duties, it has traditionally involved raising awareness of, and increasing access to, poetry. “I am excited about the kinds of social divides that poetry […]

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Family Wins $429m Lottery, Aims to Fight Poverty

Family Wins $429m Lottery, Aims to Fight Poverty

| June 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

    The Smith Family Last year, the Smith family in Trenton, New Jersey, won the $429 million Powerball lottery, and they plan to use all that money to help fight poverty. Pearlie Mae Smith and her seven children meant what they said at a press conference last year when they promised to give that money […]

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20 Yr Old Amber Low, From Flight Attendant to Pilot

20 Yr Old Amber Low, From Flight Attendant to Pilot

| June 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Two years ago Amber Low was one of six Guyanese selected to train as flight attendants for Dynamic Airways. Fast forward to 2017 and now 20, Amber is moving out of the cabin into the cockpit. This might sound stereotypical but her journey is nothing short of an inspiration for all Guyanese and people across […]

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