November 21, 2019

Cayman Islands: Proud of Them R10 Bios: Greyshell Bent, Shannon Williams

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Greyshell Bent – Community Service Eighteen-year-old Greyshell Bent’s life is one characterised by community service.  As a member and leader of the John Gray High School Key Club for five years, she performed more than 110 hours of community service annually while balancing her school work (including extra subjects), carrying out her duties as a […]

The Editor speaks: Another International Day I wasn’t aware of……

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It seems every day on our Calendar has “A Day” set aside to remember and/or recognize some one, some people, some occupation, etc. etc… The list goes on and on and as all the days in our Calendar Year have been used up there are now more than one “A Day” on the same day. […]

Cayman Islands Gender Affairs Unit recognises Int. Day of Women and Girls in Science

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On Monday, 11th February, the Cayman Islands Government’s Gender Affairs Unit joins with the United Nations in observance of The International Day of Women and Girls in Science. In a resolution adopted  by the General Assembly of  the United Nations in December 2015 this annual date was proclaimed to be observed, the purpose being to : ● promote […]

Joint message from Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director of UN Women and Audrey Azoulay, Director-General of UNESCO for the International Day for Women and Girls in Science 11 February

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Recently, young women and girls around the world have been vocal in calling for action to combat climate change everywhere. When 16-year-old Swede Greta Thunberg charged World Economic Forum attendees in Switzerland to ‘act as if our house is on fire’, she was voicing sentiments similar to many of her age. Women’s and girls’ voices […]

FIRST Robotics launched in Cayman Islands

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Five of the Cayman Islands’ foremost corporate leaders in STEM have come together for the first time to support a new robotics initiative. Dart Minds Inspired has partnered with Aureum Re, Caribbean Utilities Company (CUC), Digicel, and Health City Cayman to bring FIRST robotics programmes to high school students in the Cayman Islands. FIRST, which […]

YMCA afterschool programme

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Cayman Islands Health Ministry supports YMCA afterschool programme GRAND CAYMAN, (GIS) – A dozen staff from the Ministry of Health spent an evening volunteering at Bodden Town Primary School last month. Their aim was to support and help raise awareness for the Extended After-School Programme (EASP) that the YMCA operates for government schools across the […]

Teaching STEM through the wonders of larva harvesting

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By Brian Heater From TechCrunch There’s hardly enough room to turn around in Livin Farms’ office. Pretty standard, really, in Central, Hong Kong, where space is at a perpetual premium. It’s a small operation for the HAX-backed startup — there’s space for a few desks and not much more. The startup’s last product, the Hive, […]

Health City Cayman Islands wins award for commitment to education

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Cayman Islands (November 19, 2018) – Health City Cayman Islands has been recognized for its commitment to education by the Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce. Along with Dart Enterprises Ltd., Health City Cayman Islands was the recipient of the Commitment to Education award at the 2018 Business Excellence Awards on October 27. Health City was […]

Marriott Grand Cayman and Eshore win Top Chamber awards

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The Marriott Resort Grand Cayman and Eshore received the Business of the Year and Small Business of the Year awards respectively during the second annual Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards on Saturday, 27th October at The Ritz Carlton, Grand Cayman. The Marriott Resort Grand Cayman was recognised for the development of their Beach House […]

The Barbados High Commission Hosts The Caribbean STEM Coaching Club 4

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Author: CADSTI-UK From MNI Alive In late September, and for the fourth year running, the Barbados High Commission to the United Kingdom played host to the launch of the Caribbean STEM Coaching Club’s annual STEM coaching programme. The Barbados High Commission hosts the Caribbean STEM Coaching Club 4 In late September, and for the fourth […]