She Rocks! Kylie Bunbury, Daughter of Legendary Guyanese Soccer Player, Alex Bunbury, lands FOX’s Primetime Leading Role

Tonight at 9:00 PM EST, FOX will premiere it’s new prime time series, PITCH, starring Actress Kylie Bunbury, who is the daughter of Guyanese-born retired Professional Soccer Player and International Football Ambassador for Guyana, Alex Bunbury. Pitch is the story of baseball pitcher Ginny Baker (Kylie Bunbury) who immediately rises to fame when she is called up by the San Diego Padres and becomes the first woman in Major League Baseball. She immediately sets in on the task of proving … read more


She Rocks! Meet Dr. Michelle Albert, Director of the Center for the Study of Adversity & Cardiovascular Disease at UCSF

Michelle A. Albert, MD, MPH is a general cardiologist with expertise in preventive cardiovascular medicine as well as managing the most critically ill cardiovascular patients with a range of conditions including coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease, cardiomyopathies and vulnerable populations with heart disease such as women and racial/ethnic minorities. Born and raised in Guyana, Dr. Albert had a fairly austere upbringing. The sudden death of her grandfather by cardiac arrest was probably the trigger for her eventual calling to medicine. … read more


She Rocks! Meet Dr. Maya A. Trotz, Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at USF

Maya A. Trotz, Ph.D., born in Georgetown, Guyana is an Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of South Florida (USF), Tampa. She works at the nexus of geochemistry/water quality and global/community sustainability and education with current and previous student research projects in Barbados, Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica, Bolivia, Liberia, Madagascar, Mali, and Peru. She currently holds a patent on “Functional composites formed from colloidal polymer particles with photocatalytic metal oxide nanoparticles.” Dr. Trotz’s interests are interdisciplinary, transdisciplinary, … read more


She Rocks! St. Rose’s High School Student, Fatima Karim, achieved the Top CSEC Exam Scores

Fatima Karim of St Rose’s High School pursued 20 subjects at this year’s Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) Examination and earned 19 grade ones and one grade two earning her the top spot in the country. In an interview with New Room GY, she said.. “I feel really really excited and proud of myself, really happy…the hardest subject for me was Office Administration alone.” Fatima shared that her reason for pursuing 20 subjects is to win a scholarship offered by … read more


She Rocks! Meet Pop Singer/Songwriter Zandra Brown

Pop music singing sensation Zandra Brown, was born in Guyana, South America. She grew up listening to a diverse array of artists that inspired her, including Tina Turner, The Beatles and Bob Marley. Before moving to America at the age of 18 with her family, she was always in the spotlight, representing her school in dancing performances and fashion shows. Zandra joined her church choir in 2008 and shortly thereafter began writing songs as an outlet to share her innermost spiritual thoughts. … read more