She Rock! Meet Ameela Singh – Owner/Nurse Practitioner at Carpe Diem Concierge Medicine

In celebration of National Nurses Week, we honor all of the amazing women in the field. Ameela Singh is the Owner/Nurse Practitioner at Carpe Diem Concierge Medicine; a concierge/house-call medical service for adults in Maryland that she launched in early 2017. “I’m excited because this practice allows you to have a deep relationship with your medical provider, which is a golden opportunity today. Knowledge is power, and knowledge about your health sustains life.” ~ Ameela Born in Georgetown, Guyana Ameela’s … read more


She Rocks! Meet Nadia Thomas Winter – Visual Arts Educator & Talented Fashion Designer

Nadia Thomas Winter has spent most of her adult life focusing on the Arts, Fashion, and Education. As a child, she was influenced by her uncle, who is a self-taught artist. Her mother was born and raised alongside the banks of the Berbice River (Haraculi). The fact that she came from a generation of self-taught seamstresses was a major influence in her becoming a designer. Nadia spent her early days at her grandmother’s house (Haraculi and Ebini Ranch) Berbice River. … read more


She Rocks! Meet Faudia Baijnauth, Co-Founder & Chair of Indo-Caribbean Alliance, Inc. (ICA)

Faudia Baijnauth is the co-founder and Chairperson of Indo-Caribbean Alliance, Inc. (ICA). She is responsible for the overall governance and direction of the organization which has grown to become one of the leading Caribbean organizations in Queens. Faudia’s primary role is to ensure that ICA advocates and creates programs and services for Indo-Caribbean residents in South Queens. Faudia  holds a BA Degree in Political Science from Baruch College and earned her Master’s in Social Work from Hunter College. She is is … read more


Attorney, Zoe Cadore, is the first Person of Guyanese Heritage to Win Miss Caribbean United States Title

Houston Caribbean Queen, Zoe Cadore, was crowned Miss Caribbean United States 2017 on Saturday, March 11th at the Jamaica Performing Arts Center for the 10th Anniversary of the competition.  Zoe is the first Houstonian to compete in and win the title of Miss Caribbean United States and the first person of Guyanese heritage to win the title. The evening featured a lively celebration of Caribbean culture and including an opening dance in Carnival costumes designed by Jewel Shannon Designs along with an … read more


She Rocks! Tricia Teekah of Guyana wins 2017 Commomwealth Young Person of the Year Award

Congratulations to Guyanese Tricia Teekah for winning the Commonwealth Youth Prize for Excellence in Development for the Caribbean & Canada Region! Tricia co-founded the Guyana National Youth Council with the objective to enhance youth empowerment, engagement, inclusion, and participation at all levels.  She led the ‘Vote Like a Boss’ campaign, a youth voter education initiative which used private sector partnerships to educate young voters. The campaign which was launched in 2016 reached more than 16,000 young people within a month and … read more