She Rocks! Meet Maritza Lord, Multitalented Singer, Songwriter & Producer

Maritza Lord is a NYC-based Artist and Musician, born and raised in Georgetown, Guyana. She became a professional musician after moving to Boston to attend Berklee College of Music. Marita grew up in a household filled with music. Her father sang and played guitar and her mother encouraged a career in music early on and began her education of classical piano and voice and performing publicly at a young age.   “As a kid, I loved to sing, play the piano, dance, draw, paint and … read more

She Rocks! Meet Cecily Joseph, Vice President of Corporate Responsibility/Symantec Corporation World Headquarters

Cecily Joseph, is the vice president of Corporate Responsibility at Symantec Corp. World Headquarters. Born to a German mom and Guyanese dad, Cecily Joseph oversees Symantec’s corporate responsibility efforts and serves as the company’s chief diversity officer. In her role, she oversees Symantec’s global corporate responsibility efforts, which encompass environmental, social, and governance program development as well as diversity and inclusion, integration and alignment. Cecily drives the implementation of community investment efforts including the Symantec Foundation, leads the company’s environmental management system, guides management … read more

She Rocks! Meet Denise Henley, Award Winning Portrait Artist

Born in Guyana, South America, Denise Henley first realized her artistic passion at the tender age of eight. She spent much of her young life immersed in drawing. As an adolescent, she moved to the United States to study art and after obtaining  a B.A in Visual Arts, went on to pursue a career as an artist. While she works in several mediums and subject-matters, Denise passion lies in capturing the beauty of the human figure. A constituent of realism, she … read more

She Rock! Celebrating English Teacher, Shareesa Bollers, on World Teachers Day

Shareesa Bollers is a proud Guyanese-American. She was born and raised in Guyana, and attended high school in Philadelphia. She is a Gates Millennium Scholar and received her Bachelor’s Degree in Literature & Theatre and Masters of Arts in Teaching English from Bard College.  English Teacher Shareesa Bollers  Sharessa developed a passion for teaching at age 12 after she opened her own summer school in her village and realized the severity of the education gap in students who attend schools in … read more

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