Meet the Newly Crowned Miss World Guyana 2017, Vena Mookram – She Rocks!

Congratulations to 18-year-old, Vena Mookram, who captured the crown last night and walked away with the title of  Miss World Guyana 2017.   The  5’6″ tall beauty was born on September 12, 1998 in the Capitol City of Georgetown and is a first-time beauty pageant contestant.  She will represent Guyana on the Miss World stage this coming December in China. A fitness enthusiast, Vena’s Beauty with a Purpose platform focuses on physical fitness and nutrition and she has collaborated with Guyana’s Ministry of Public Health to work on strategies to promote healthy … read more


Stories We Love! Guyanese-American Student, Kayla Stewart, accepted to 5 Ivy League Colleges

Kayla Stewart, a 2017 graduate of the Medical Arts Academy at the Gloucester Township Campus of Camden County Technical Schools (CCTS), was accepted into five of the eight ivy league colleges. She chose to attend Columbia University, but was also accepted into Brown University, University of Pennsylvania, Williams College, Cornell University, Johns Hopkins University, Carnegie Mellon University, Tufts University, University of Chicago, Northwestern University, Rutgers University-Honors College, Boston University, and New York University. Kayla lives in Sicklerville, NJ with her … read more


She Rocks! Meet Amber Low – the Youngest Female Commercial Pilot in Guyana

Amber Low a is 22-year-old commercial pilot with Roraima Airways and the youngest female pilot in Guyana.  She is the daughter of renowned Gynaecologist, Dr Guy Low.  Amber initially wanted to be a medical doctor like her father but instead she became a flight attendant, a decision which later fueled her desire to learn her how to fly a plane and become a pilot.  Here are a few excerpts from Amber’s interview with the Guyana Chronicle…. “After travelling the world a … read more


Celebrating Our Graduates: Congratulations to Angelin Waldron – A Future Psychologist

Angelin Waldron is a recent graduate of the High School for Medical Professions Liberal Arts Program in Brooklyn, New York.   Angelin will continue her education at New York City College of Technology where she will be pursuing a Bachelors Degree in Human Services this Fall.  Angelin’s future goal is to have a career in Psychology, and she also has plans to obtain a Masters Degree.  Angelin is originally for Haslington on the East Coast in Guyana and a former student of Hope … read more


Celebrating Our Graduates: Congratulations to Jarienn Amaris James on earning her Juris Doctorate Degree

Jarienn Amaris James has just become a graduate of New York Univeristy Law School having earned her Juris Doctorate. She pursued her J.D. after graduating from the University of Guyana earning her LL.B in 2011. She has set her sights on working in the Children Advocacy area of Law and has taken the opportunity to earn many skills in this area as she attended the Brooklyn Law School before going on to New York Law School to earn her J.D. … read more