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Lauderhill Regional Chamber 2018 Women of Distinction Honorees Unveiled

Lauderhill Regional Chamber 2018 Women of Distinction Honorees Unveiled

LAUDERHILL —The Lauderhill Regional Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the honorees for the 5th Annual Women of Distinction Awards Breakfast powered by the Florida Panthers. Themed, “I AM,” honorees will be awarded in front of family, friends and colleagues on Friday, March 2nd, 7:30 a.m., at the BB&T Center (1 Panther Pkwy, Sunrise, […]

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Mentoring the next generation of neurosurgeons – Dr. Anthony Hall

Mentoring the next generation of neurosurgeons – Dr. Anthony Hall

National Mentoring Month Spotlight –  Anthony James Hall, MDCM, FACS, FAANS Q: How do you describe what you do? I am a general adult and (sometimes) pediatric neurological surgeon in private practice with some academic appointments. I also have a sub-interest in cannabis medicine. Q: What does your work entail as a neurosurgeon? I evaluate patients presenting […]

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Southeast Overtown / Park West CRA Board Appoints New Executive Director

Southeast Overtown / Park West CRA Board Appoints New Executive Director

MIAMI – On October 30th, 2017, the Board of Commissioners of the Southeast Overtown / Park West Community Redevelopment Agency (“CRA”) appointed Cornelius “Neil” Shiver, Esq. as the new Executive Director of the redevelopment agency. Neil Shiver has over 20 years of experience in law, business management, public policy and community development. Prior to his appointment, […]

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Councilman Alix Desulme Appointed to the NLC Information Technology and Communications Committee

Councilman Alix Desulme Appointed to the NLC Information Technology and Communications Committee

WASHINGTON, DC — The National League of Cities (NLC) appointed North Miami Councilman Alix Desulme to the 2018 Information Technology and Communications (ITC) federal advocacy committee for a second term. This committee takes the lead in developing the NLC’s federal policy positions on issues involving public access to telecommunications and information systems, privacy concerns, cable […]

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Caribbean Native, Roger-Mark De Souza heads Sister Cities International

Caribbean Native, Roger-Mark De Souza heads Sister Cities International

Roger-Mark De Souza appointed new President and CEO Sister Cities International WASHINGTON, DC  – Effective January 2nd, 2018, Mr. Roger-Mark De Souza, originally from Trinidad and Tobago, will become the new President and CEO of Sister Cities International, the national association of U.S. sister city organizations and the premier global leader in citizen diplomacy. “We […]

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State Representative Barbara Watson Honors Gym Kidz Inc. for National Entrepreneurship Month

State Representative Barbara Watson Honors Gym Kidz Inc. for National Entrepreneurship Month

Miami Gardens – On Wednesday, November 29, 2017, State Representative Barbara Watson (District 107) honored local business owner, Joslyn Varona, for National Entrepreneurship Month. During the month of November, many celebrate entrepreneurs for their contributions to local communities and the global economy. “As a businesswoman and owner, Joslyn Varona has a hard-working, innovative and entrepreneurial spirit,” […]

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Former T&T PM, Kamla Persad-Bissessar to receive “Women of Distinction” Award

Former T&T PM, Kamla Persad-Bissessar to receive “Women of Distinction” Award

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – Trinidad and Tobago’s Leader of the Opposition and Political Leader of the United National Congress, Kamla Persad-Bissessar, SC, MP, will be presented with the 2017 ‘Women of Distinction’ Award, at Celebrating Women International’s 2017 Awards Presentation and Gala Reception in Nassau, The Bahamas. The event takes place on Saturday, 2nd […]

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Essential tips on how busy entrepreneurs can stay healthy and fit

Essential tips on how busy entrepreneurs can stay healthy and fit

The Healthy Entrepreneur, Shirlee Fernandez – PowerFit Studios MIAMI – Fit and Wellness Entrepreneur Shirlee Fernandez, Founder, and Owner of PowerFit Studios shares essential tips on how busy entrepreneurs can stay healthy and fit. Q: Do you think women feel intimidated in business? Shirlee Fernandez (SF): I believe if you set your goals, you achieve your […]

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Gail Dunwell Appointed Donor Consultant for NET Jamaica

Gail Dunwell Appointed Donor Consultant for NET Jamaica

President of Atlanta BMA, Gail Dunwell appointed International Donor Consultant for National Education Trust (NET) Jamaica By Derrick Scott WASHINGTON, DC – President of the Atlanta based Benevolent Missions of Atlanta (BMA) Mrs. Gail Dunwell, has been appointed to the position of International Donor Consultant for the National Education Trust (NET) Jamaica by Jamaica’s Minister […]

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Woman of the Week Spotlight: Gilda Swasey

Woman of the Week Spotlight: Gilda Swasey

Gilda Swasey Entrepreneur and Miami Carnival Board Member SOUTH FLORIDA – Gilda Swasey was born in Belize Central America  to Geoffrey and Evelyn Swasey. Along with her eight siblings, she attended SDA schools in Belize.  She graduated  from Belize Teacher’s college and taught school for SDA mission and The Government of Belize. She migrated to the US, […]

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