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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 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
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 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 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 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
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 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! 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! 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
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 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 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 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
How two Cuban women in Canada formed the award-winning band, OKAN

How two Cuban women in Canada formed the award-winning band, OKAN

By Nicanor Gordon Elizabeth Rodriguez laughs, thankful it’s not a video interview. One half...

Editorial Team October 11, 2021
How Anjeni Ramtahal is transforming the marketplace for Caribbean artists

How Anjeni Ramtahal is transforming the marketplace for Caribbean artists

By About Her Culture Team LES ÎLES (meaning The Islands, in English) is a...

Editorial Team October 1, 2021
How to step into your purpose - Dr. Shelly-Ann Gajadhar shares her story

How to step into your purpose - Dr. Shelly-Ann Gajadhar shares her story

By Nicanor Gordon Dr. Shelly-Ann Gajadhar is walking proof of the principles she espouses in...

Editorial Team September 20, 2021
How Cuban Yhordanka Akwanza found life & love in Jamaica

How Cuban Yhordanka Akwanza found life & love in Jamaica

By Nicanor Gordon "My story is quite peculiar," Yhordanka Akwanza starts. "A lot of...

Editorial Team September 5, 2021
How Lauren Tomlinson is adding a dash of love to Jamaica’s food scene

How Lauren Tomlinson is adding a dash of love to Jamaica’s food scene

By About Her Culture Team This June a gorgeous vegan restaurant opened in Ocho...

Editorial Team August 23, 2021
Jamila Souffrant Has Risen to the Top of the Financial Ed Game

Jamila Souffrant Has Risen to the Top of the Financial Ed Game

By Nicanor Gordon  In March, Jamaican-American Jamila Souffrant’s Journey To Launch podcast topped a New York...

Editorial Team March 31, 2021
Alexis Nunes is Breaking Barriers for Women in Sports

Alexis Nunes is Breaking Barriers for Women in Sports

By Nicanor Gordon Ten minutes in and the interview hasn’t really started. Instead of...

Editorial Team March 8, 2021
From Jamaica to Haiti with Danielle Desulme

From Jamaica to Haiti with Danielle Desulme

Danielle Desulme was born in Jamaica and is the daughter of the late Yvon...

Editorial Team March 1, 2021
Ramona Riley is Healing Vaginas

Ramona Riley is Healing Vaginas

Before officially taking her seat as the Vagina Lady, Ramona Riley was just like...

admin February 8, 2021
Africa Meets the Caribbean with Makeda Mahadeo

Africa Meets the Caribbean with Makeda Mahadeo

Effortlessly, and surely even unknowingly, Makeda Mahadeo is a powerful embodiment of the reunion...

admin February 1, 2021
Mindfulness for Black Women During This Time

Mindfulness for Black Women During This Time

Born in the U.S. with Native American and Jamaican roots, Chenoa Maxwell has moved...

Editorial Team August 17, 2020
Wellness for Black Women During This Time

Wellness for Black Women During This Time

We've teamed up with global wellness expert and social justice advocate Universal Empress -...

Editorial Team August 17, 2020
Travel to Treasure Beach, Jamaica

Travel to Treasure Beach, Jamaica

Jamaican Sharon Feanny is one of the island’s leading wellness experts and master yoga...

Editorial Team July 23, 2020
Access to Fashion with Lisa SeeTai

Access to Fashion with Lisa SeeTai

Where there is a will, there is a way... Lisa SeeTai wants young fashion...

Editorial Team June 30, 2020
Small Businesses to Support in Trinidad

Small Businesses to Support in Trinidad

Anya Ayoung-Chee is a powerhouse Trinidadian fashion designer, social entrepreneur, the winner of the...

Editorial Team June 30, 2020
Minimalism with Willow and Oak

Minimalism with Willow and Oak

Stunning and simple, Trinidad-based Willow and Oak is a contemporary brand that is a...

Editorial Team June 30, 2020
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