August 4, 2020

International Women’s Day in the Caribbean: Reflections on Leadership, Entrepreneurship, and Navigating the Workplace

Reproduced under courtesy of The World Bank Women have an essential role to play in order to build a Caribbean that is resilient and realizes its growth potential. The region has made substantial progress toward gender equality, particularly in women’s education achievement and joining the workforce. In a poll of @WBCaribbean Twitter followers, 67.4% of respondents indicated […]

International Women’s Day Message from Patricia Affonso-Dass, President, Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA)

One of the themes for International Women’s Day 2020 is #EachforEqual.  The International Women’s Day website notes that the theme is drawn from the notion of “Collective Individualism”, noting that we are all parts of a whole where our individual actions, conversation, behaviors and mindsets can have an impact on our larger society and we […]

Cayman: HWM highlights the importance of individuals in collective goals

CAYMAN ISLANDS (GIS) – Civil servants and members of the public attended the Honouring Women Month’s (HWM) Dress for a Cause photo opportunity on Friday (6 March 2020). The shoot, part of the Family Resource Centre’s packed HWM programme, was led by Acting Deputy Governor Gloria McField-Nixon, Acting Chief Officer of the Portfolio of the Civil Service […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Youth Parliament 2020 WHO:                                            Youth Parliamentary Organising Committee Chairperson, Ms Barbara Conolly WHAT:                                         Opening ceremony and proceedings of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association 13th Youth Parliament WHEN:                                         Commonwealth Day, Monday, 9 March 2020, 10.30 am WHERE:                                       Legislative Assembly PARTICIPANTS:                         Governor, Premier, Youth Parliament participants, parents, teachers, students, MLAs, government officials BACKGROUND:                         The participants take part in the annual event held as […]

Support our heroes this Women’s Day!

By Miriam Karmall From Freedom United It’s International Women’s Day this Sunday, March 8, and we’re celebrating four women in the Freedom United community who are using their lived experience to lead the charge in the anti-slavery movement to demand change – find out how below. Celebrate International Women’s Day by showing your support for these women’s work. Add your voice to […]

Vincentian designer Kimya Glasgow launches first signature fragrance in the Caribbean

Thursday, March 5, 2020 — Designer Kimya Glasgow successfully launched her signature fragrance last month in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with the support of the INTERREG Trade Enhancement for the Eastern Caribbean (TEECA) project, which is coordinated by the Chamber of Commerce of Martinique (CCI Martinique) along with the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), […]

Soccer – Women’s U-20: Guyana, Mexico, Haiti and T&T advance

The final four places in the 2020 Concacaf Under-20 Women’s Championship were decided on Sunday in the final four matches of the Round of 16. At the Estadio Panamericano in San Cristobal, Haiti continued to flex their scoring muscles with a 12-0 win over Barbados. Melchie Dumornay’s (24’, 25’, 33’, 52’) scorching form continued with […]

Cayman: Hurley’s Media celebrates International Women’s Day with a female takeover

On Friday 6th March, for the first time ever, Hurley’s Media will be celebrating International Women’s Day by having its female radio hosts taking over all morning shows on Z99, Bob FM, IRIE and Crosstalk on Rooster 101. International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women […]

Honouring Women Month highlights need for gender equality

The Family Resource Centre (FRC) is currently hosting a diverse programme of events and activities to celebrate Honouring Women Month (HWM). This year’s theme is #EachforEqual, as an equal world is an enabled world. “2020’s theme emphasises that our individual actions, conversations and behaviours CAN bring about change, and challenges each of us to do what […]

Cayman Islands Government Office in the UK (CIGO-UK) assists GirlForce and 100Women in Finance with London trip

London, United Kingdom – The Cayman Islands Government Office in the UK (CIGOUK) facilitated tours for a London visit for Kristina Ebanks and Asia Bush, two students who won an essay competition through GirlForce, a mentor group for 100Women in Finance (Cayman). The students, mentors and parents joined a tour of the Houses of Westminster, learning […]