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November 17th, 2018
This week we feature 'Young Professional' Jessi C. A. Wheatley

By Ron O. D’Avilar

A highly accomplished young woman on a mission to truly change the world around her, meet Ms Jessi C. A. Wheatley, our 'Young Professional,' this week.

September 7th, 2018
This week we feature 'Young Professional' Chenaye K. Duncan

By M Gary Eleazar

“Girls are made of sugar and spice, and all things nice” is a rhyme echoed in the ears of little girls when growing up and this week’s Young Professional, personifies a young woman defined by big dreams, determination and a creative spark that cannot be doused.

August 31st, 2018
This week we feature ‘Young Professional’ Ashani Z. Leonard

By M. Gary Eleazar

Gender-roles are evolving, especially when it comes to the world of work. A look at the past 100 years of history would illustrate that the norm would be for women to be homemakers while men worked in the fields, factories and offices.

August 17th, 2018
This week we feature ‘Young Professional’ Bria A. Smith

By M. Gary Eleazar

A woman of many words and the voice of many, this week we feature ‘Young Professional’ Bria A. Smith—an Information Officer of the Government of the Virgin Islands’ (VI), Department of Information and Public Relations, attached to the Premier’s Office, with a knack for musical theatre.

August 4th, 2018
This week we feature ‘Young Professional’ Jonel J. Lacey

By M. Gary Eleazar

Our ‘Young Professional’ this week is speeding on the track to success, quite literally. Twenty-two year old Virgin Islander Jonel J. Lacey, currently resides in Albany, New York, where she is on a scholarship at the University of Albany.

June 22nd, 2018
Our Young Professional this week is Kiaun N. R. Baptiste

By M. Gary Eleazar

Some University students find it difficult to balance their studies with their social life. Some complain of the struggles of working while pursuing their education. Then there are others, like 25-year-old, Virgin Islander, Kiaun N. R. Baptiste, who trudged through it all, to overcome his obstacles and maintain the focus and determination needed to succeed.

June 15th, 2018
This Week We Feature Young Professional, Shanda A. Skerritt

By Gary Eleazar

While a fear of the unknown has prevented many from venturing onto the path of their desired aspirations and goals, our Young Professional this week –twenty-six year old Virgin Islander, Ms Shanda A. Skerritt—has used her apprehensions as a driving force to complete, and publish her first book—‘Dying for love.’

June 10th, 2016
This Week We Feature Young Professional Dierdra D. Wheatley-Peters

By N. Johann Earle

Currently reading for her Doctorate in Psychology, our Young Professional for this week, Dierdra D. Wheatley-Peters, is aiming to reach the Holy Grail of education not only for herself but for her family and the territory at large.

May 27th, 2016
This Week We Feature Young Professional Kimberly L. Donovan

By N. Johann Earle

Meet the dedicated and humble teacher of First Impressions Primary School, Kimberly L. Donovan, our Young Professional for this week. Kimberly hails from Brewer's Bay and wants nothing more than the sound educational and social development of her charges.

April 15th, 2016
This Week We Feature Young Professional Lakiesha R. A. Claxton

By N. Johann Earle

As a dancer, dance instructor and singer in addition to being a Personal Assistant, our Young Professional for this week is the 20 year old Lakiesha R. A. Claxton who knows all about getting results despite tight timelines and little time for much else.



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