30 May 2024

Interviews

The 2024 Caribbean Book Releases That You Should Be Reading

This post contains affiliate links. We earn a small commission should you decide to purchase. Caribbean literature showcases an array of genres, spanning romance, historical fiction, magical realism, poetry, and memoirs. The region's rich history, cultural fusion, and breathtaking landscapes set the stage for some of the most captivating stories you will ever read. From thrilling mysteries to insightful social...

Young Leaders of the Americas (YLAI) Fellowship Program 2025- Call For Applications

The application process for the next Young Leaders of the Americas (YLAI) Fellowship Program 2025 is now open and the deadline is June 5, 2024 at 11:59 pm ET.  YLAI empowers entrepreneurs to strengthen their capacity to launch and advance their entrepreneurial ideas and effectively contribute to social and economic development in their communities. Since the initiative’s launch in 2015, more...

Founder Spotlight: Guyana’s Karen Young and Oui the People

Karen Young’s story begins in the vibrant streets of Brooklyn, but it’s her formative years in Guyana, that truly shaped her entrepreneurial spirit. Growing up in a family that cherished body care, Karen learned firsthand the significance of looking and feeling good. Her grandmother’s rituals—using coconut oil and tending to her skin meticulously—left an indelible mark on Karen’s soul. Karen’s...

The Caribbean Beauty Influencers You Should Be Following

If you're a lover of all things Beauty, then you know that influencers in the space wield significant sway over consumer choices, with their engaged followership and trend-setting abilities. Caribbean beauty influencers, in particular, have made waves globally, leveraging their cultural heritage to connect with audiences. What sets Caribbean beauty influencers apart is their celebration of diversity. With the region's...