March 19, 2023

NOTED BY BEVAN SPRINGER – Trailblazer Tracy Berkeley: First female CEO of Bermuda Tourism Authority

MARCH 17, 2023 Trailblazer Tracy Berkeley: First female CEO of Bermuda Tourism Authority While celebrating the significant achievements and contributions women have made throughout history shouldn’t be limited to Women’s History Month, March presents an excellent opportunity to recognize and honor the advances made by women.  The appointment of Tracy Berkeley as the Bermuda Tourism Authority’s (BTA) first-ever female Chief […]

Cayman’s suffragettes honoured

The three hundred and fifty-eight courageous women who advocated for the right to vote here in the Cayman Islands are being honoured by Celebrate Cayman from 22 – 31 March 2023 with a series of district celebrations throughout Grand Cayman. A petition bearing the signatures of the suffragettes was placed before the Legislative Assembly of […]

Public Health SpotlightCayman on Communicable and Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs)/ Understanding the rallying cry for HWM

Public Health Spotlight Monthly Issue 6- February 2023 Grand Cayman, Thursday, 16 March 2023: The Public Health Department published its sixth monthly Public Health Spotlight on Communicable and Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) since the announced changed on August 31, 2022. From the Desk of Sabrina Turner The month of March in the Cayman Islands is designated […]

The role of women-owned businesses in developing countries

There can be no question that the COVID pandemic has wrought havoc on economies across the globe, with the world’s least developed economies bearing the brunt of the misery. For women in developing countries, though, the economic devastation borne of the outbreak only served to reveal long-standing gender disparities.  For millennia, women have been disproportionately […]

Migrant child workers scandal uncovered in U.S.

From Miriam Karmali, Freedom United March 12, 2023 News Digest OUR CAMPAIGN ISSUES IN THE NEWS Child traffickingMigrant children forced into hazardous work in the U.S.Packers Sanitation Services, a leading cleaning company in the meatpacking industry, has come under scrutiny following a comprehensive investigation which uncovered migrant child workers in its slaughterhouses across several states. Unaccompanied […]

IOC and UN Women launch new Gender Equality Through Sport initiative in New York

10 Mar 2023 – The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and UN Women have launched the Gender Equality Through Sport Bridging Project, a new joint initiative that will use sport as a tool to advance gender equality and prevent gender-based violence. The project was announced during an event co-hosted by the IOC on the side-lines of the […]

Figure Skating in Harlem receives IOC Women and Sport Trophy 2021 for the Americas

10 Mar 2023 – Figure Skating in Harlem, a not-for-profit organisation located in New York City, providing girls with innovative year-round health, education and fitness programmes was officially presented with the IOC Women and Sport Award 2021 Trophy for the Americas. The ceremony took place during a side event co-hosted by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) […]

CTO leader bats for gender equality in Caribbean tourism

The chairman of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) Kenneth Bryan said the focus of International Women’s Day (IWD) this year reminded him of how much women have contributed to the success of the region’s most dynamic economic driver, tourism. Bryan, who is the Minister of Tourism and Transport of the Cayman Islands, said the IWD […]

WISTA, Cayman Islands – Elects New Board

Microsoft Word – WISTA press release MAR2023 – LOCAL-73770873-v2 Established in 1974, the Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA International) is a global organization connecting female executives, leaders and decision makers around the world. WISTA International serves as a connector for its global network of more than 3,800 female professionals from all sectors of […]

Cayman: Introducing the Women in Policing Network and a Review of the FCDO Conference in the UK

In 2021, The UK Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) implemented a 4- year project in seven of the eleven British Overseas Territories to enhance and develop leadership in the territories, and specifically to advance female leadership in policing in the British Overseas Territories (BOT). In 2022, RCIPS with the support of the FCDO and […]