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Meet Micro Grant Recipient, Emelia Asiedu

Meet Micro Grant Recipient, Emelia Asiedu

Thanks to support from Away to Africa, we launched our second micro grant giveaway...

Editorial Team October 17, 2022
Celebrating Jamaican Changemaker, Professor Rosalea Hamilton

Celebrating Jamaican Changemaker, Professor Rosalea Hamilton

By Davion Coombs UBUNTU: An African philosophy that means “I am because you are,”...

Editorial Team September 5, 2022
Meet Micro Grant Recipient, Kenene Senior

Meet Micro Grant Recipient, Kenene Senior

Thanks to support from the Lasco Chin Foundation, we launched our first micro grant...

Editorial Team August 29, 2022
Daphne Ewing-Chow: The Caribbean, Forbes, Food Systems & Sustainability

Daphne Ewing-Chow: The Caribbean, Forbes, Food Systems & Sustainability

By Allessandra Inzinna Decades before she became an award-winning Caribbean journalist and Senior Contributor...

Editorial Team August 22, 2022
Rockhouse Hotel: Honoring community, culture & the environment - for the love of Jamaica

Rockhouse Hotel: Honoring community, culture & the environment - for the love of Jamaica

By Allessandra Inzinna A sun-kissed traveler peaks out of the balcony of Villa #8....

Editorial Team August 15, 2022
How Caribbean Canadian Tiffany Callendar is impacting the Black entrepreneurial experience

How Caribbean Canadian Tiffany Callendar is impacting the Black entrepreneurial experience

By About Her Culture Team  Caribbean Canadian Tiffany Callender, has spent over 16 years...

Editorial Team August 8, 2022
Jamming pon di road! How to prepare for the 2022 Reggae Marathon in Jamaica

Jamming pon di road! How to prepare for the 2022 Reggae Marathon in Jamaica

By Davion Coombs Organizers of the 2022 Reggae Marathon, which will be held in...

Editorial Team August 1, 2022
How Kristen Woollery is using art to pay homage to her Afro-Trinidadian roots

How Kristen Woollery is using art to pay homage to her Afro-Trinidadian roots

By Nicanor Gordon Kristen Woollery’s bold, simple shapes coalesce into something beautiful every time....

Editorial Team July 11, 2022
How Kenyan DJ Poizon Ivy is blazing trails for women in music

How Kenyan DJ Poizon Ivy is blazing trails for women in music

By About Her Culture Team In 2020, Ivy Awino, better known as DJ Poizon...

Editorial Team July 4, 2022
How Jamaican creative Jessica Hylton-Leckie is building a global brand

How Jamaican creative Jessica Hylton-Leckie is building a global brand

By About Her Culture Team Jessica Hylton-Leckie is the Jamaican creative behind the super-successful,...

Editorial Team June 27, 2022
How Ethiopian Mahlet Afework is disrupting the fashion industry

How Ethiopian Mahlet Afework is disrupting the fashion industry

By About Her Culture Team In 2021, Mahlet Afework, the fashion designer and founder...

Editorial Team June 20, 2022
8 tips for Caribbean & African women entrepreneurs who want to grow their businesses regionally & internationally

8 tips for Caribbean & African women entrepreneurs who want to grow their businesses regionally & internationally

Lagging technological infrastructure and limited access to finance are just two of the many...

Editorial Team June 10, 2022
How Caribbean-American Felecia Hatcher is impacting the tech & entrepreneurial communities

How Caribbean-American Felecia Hatcher is impacting the tech & entrepreneurial communities

By About Her Culture Sometimes a good idea hits you in the face, and...

Editorial Team May 30, 2022
How Nigerian Laila Johnson-Salami has built a media career on what matters

How Nigerian Laila Johnson-Salami has built a media career on what matters

By About Her Culture At just 25, Laila Johnson-Salami has been working for over...

Editorial Team May 23, 2022
How Jamaican comedian Julie Mango is using her platform to advocate for mental health

How Jamaican comedian Julie Mango is using her platform to advocate for mental health

In observance of Mental Health Awareness Month, we’re sharing the story of Juliet Bodley,...

Editorial Team May 16, 2022
How Congolese-American, Chloe Louvouezo, utilizes multiculturalism to empower women & girls around the world

How Congolese-American, Chloe Louvouezo, utilizes multiculturalism to empower women & girls around the world

By About Her Culture Congolese-American, Chloe Louvouezo, has made telling stories her life.  The...

Editorial Team May 9, 2022
5 ways the Reggae Marathon satisfies the Jamaican diaspora’s longing for home

5 ways the Reggae Marathon satisfies the Jamaican diaspora’s longing for home

Sponsored Content With international registration officially open, droves of fitness-focused members of the Jamaican...

Editorial Team May 2, 2022
How Monique Russell uses her multicultural heritage to coach leaders

How Monique Russell uses her multicultural heritage to coach leaders

By About Her Culture Team A vibrant and confident, multicultural go-getter, Monique Russell is...

Editorial Team April 25, 2022
How Teri Ijeoma is changing lives through trading

How Teri Ijeoma is changing lives through trading

By About Her Culture Team Before making the big switch to conquering the US...

Editorial Team April 18, 2022
How Olympian Maritza Correia McClendon is lifting up communities of color

How Olympian Maritza Correia McClendon is lifting up communities of color

By About Her Culture Team Swimming is the only Olympic sport that can save...

Editorial Team April 11, 2022
How Justa Lujwangana is championing Tanzania

How Justa Lujwangana is championing Tanzania

By Nicanor Gordon Justa Lujwangana is the founder and CEO of Curious on Tanzania,...

Editorial Team April 4, 2022
Barbadian PM Mia Mottley & Jamaican Story & Myth: An Eco- Conscious Connection

Barbadian PM Mia Mottley & Jamaican Story & Myth: An Eco- Conscious Connection

By Nikki Williams No offense to TIME magazine, but for us, 2021 belonged to...

Editorial Team March 28, 2022
How Audrey Migot-Adholla is building up Yala jewelry & its Kenyan artisans

How Audrey Migot-Adholla is building up Yala jewelry & its Kenyan artisans

By Nicanor Gordon The award-winning Yala brand sells eye-catching jewelry, immersed in Kenyan culture,...

Editorial Team March 21, 2022
How Melissa A. Mitchell is honoring her heritage through art

How Melissa A. Mitchell is honoring her heritage through art

By Nicanor Gordon The sky's the limit for many creators, but for Melissa A....

Editorial Team March 12, 2022
PRODUCT LOVE! The Sleeveless Swing Top by Meiling

PRODUCT LOVE! The Sleeveless Swing Top by Meiling

The Sleeveless Swing Top by famed Trinidadian fashion designer, Meiling, is an instant classic. ...

Editorial Team February 28, 2022
PRODUCT LOVE! The Finetti Mule by DIARRABLU

PRODUCT LOVE! The Finetti Mule by DIARRABLU

If you’ve immersed yourself in the fashion world, you’re no stranger to seeing some...

Editorial Team February 21, 2022
PRODUCT LOVE! Live Fit Kitchen Cookbook by Sharon Feanny

PRODUCT LOVE! Live Fit Kitchen Cookbook by Sharon Feanny

A few years ago, highly revered Jamaican yoga queen, Sharon Feanny, released her long-awaited...

Editorial Team February 14, 2022
PRODUCT LOVE! Mwezi Half Moon Necklace by Yala

PRODUCT LOVE! Mwezi Half Moon Necklace by Yala

This week in our Product Love series, we’re featuring the beautiful Mwezi Half Moon...

Editorial Team February 7, 2022
PRODUCT LOVE! Day 106 Art Print by Natasha Cunningham

PRODUCT LOVE! Day 106 Art Print by Natasha Cunningham

If we’re all given a drop of creativity when we’re born, someone must have...

Editorial Team January 31, 2022
PRODUCT LOVE! "The Neighborhood" by Uzo Njuko

PRODUCT LOVE! "The Neighborhood" by Uzo Njuko

With a full range of lifestyle products available for purchase on her website, it...

Editorial Team January 16, 2022
PRODUCT LOVE! Inside Marrakesh: Enchanting Homes & Gardens

PRODUCT LOVE! Inside Marrakesh: Enchanting Homes & Gardens

If you love cultural exploration and beautiful spaces, Inside Marrakesh: Enchanting Homes and Gardens, will...

Editorial Team January 11, 2022
Small Businesses to Support - HAITI

Small Businesses to Support - HAITI

By About Her Culture Team Haiti is the mother of Caribbean revolution and a...

Editorial Team January 3, 2022
How Caribbean American Danni Washington has become a pioneer in science

How Caribbean American Danni Washington has become a pioneer in science

By About Her Culture Team Danni Washington is like a fabulously beautiful and equally...

Editorial Team December 20, 2021
How brand strategist Maya Elious is building impact through her multi-million dollar company

How brand strategist Maya Elious is building impact through her multi-million dollar company

By About Her Culture Team At only 31-years-old, first generation Liberian American Maya Elious...

Editorial Team December 13, 2021
How artist Ya La'Ford is using her work for activism

How artist Ya La'Ford is using her work for activism

Ya La’Ford is a world-renowned, US-based artist, professor, muralist and self-proclaimed “artivist”, who credits...

Editorial Team December 5, 2021
How Nigerian-American Jessica Chinyelu carved out an unconventional career path

How Nigerian-American Jessica Chinyelu carved out an unconventional career path

  Jessica Chinyelu took the long way to achieve her dreams. The self-taught corporate...

Editorial Team November 29, 2021
How Jamaica’s Reggae Marathon is impacting the island & engaging the world

How Jamaica’s Reggae Marathon is impacting the island & engaging the world

At the end of every year, there’s an especially sweaty, reggae-thumping, heart-pumping celebration held...

Editorial Team November 15, 2021
How Jamaican fashion designer Shampagne draws inspiration from cannabis

How Jamaican fashion designer Shampagne draws inspiration from cannabis

By Nicanor Gordon Model Kadiya McDonald stuns as she poses with the washed-out punk...

Editorial Team November 8, 2021
How Nigerian Uzo Njoku is redefining possibilities for artists

How Nigerian Uzo Njoku is redefining possibilities for artists

By Nicanor Gordon When I interviewed Uzo Njoku late this summer, she had been...

Editorial Team October 31, 2021
How Emma Watson is blazing new trails on Jamaica’s South Coast

How Emma Watson is blazing new trails on Jamaica’s South Coast

By About Her Culture Team Only in her mid-20s, with bouncing twin toddlers in...

Editorial Team October 25, 2021
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