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February 28th, 2020
This Week We Feature Young Professional Tanniqua M. Baptiste

By Ron O. D'Avilar

23-year-old Tanniqua M. Baptiste of Fat Hogs Bay, Tortola, is charting her own course in life and in the cosmetology field with the establishment of her own manicure salon called 'TBeauty'.

February 7th, 2020
This Week We Feature Young Professional Christine A. Ewers

By Ron O. D'Avilar

The Virgin Islands is surely not short of hairstylists but Christine A. Ewers is one with a difference. Christine is already the youngest entrepreneur in her family, gaining that title after taking on the challenge to chart her own course based on a passion she shared for hairdressing as a little child.

January 31st, 2020
This Week We Feature Young Professional Lawrence A. Kirton-Wheatley

By Ron O. D'Avilar

20-year-old Young Professional, Vlogger and Entrepreneur Mr Lawrence A. Kirton-Wheatley aka ‘Bunchie’ has taken on a personal mission of promoting the Virgin Islands. Through his eyes and the lens of his camera, Lawrence creates videos documenting his adventures in Anegada via his personal YouTube channel, ‘BunchieVI’.

January 17th, 2020
This Week We Feature Young Professional Ahmad L. Mahoney

By Ron O. D'Avilar

Young Professional Ahmad L. Mahoney always had a love for the sun, sea and sand which led him to pursue a tourism-based career. On the surface, he might seem like just an average Virgin Islander, but that is far from the truth.

January 3rd, 2020
This Week We Feature Young Professional Kevin W. Jones

By Ron O. D'Avilar

Professional culinary artist Kevin W. Jones is cooking up a name for himself in London, United Kingdom. Born and raised in the Virgin Islands, Kevin is taking the flavours of the territory and infusing them with regional cuisines under the travelling restaurant brand ‘Nyammin’. Nyammin is a popular Caribbean term for eating.

December 27th, 2019
This Week We Feature Young Professional Brandon N. Andrew

By Ron O. D'Avilar

'When life gives you lemons, you make lemonade' is a popular mantra that young Brandon N. Andrew has literally crafted into his very own business. At 24-year-old he runs a pop-up beverage shop called ‘Brandini's Lemonade’ through collaborations with bars, festivals, private events and other initiatives.

November 29th, 2019
This Week We Feature Young Professional Lanea L. Scatliffe

By Ron O. D'Avilar

Dirt, dust and grime are just a few things that can make jewellery appear dull and lifeless; however, this week’s Young Professional brings them back to life. Meet 21-year-old Lanea L. Scatliffe of Johnson Ghut, Tortola, who specialises in jewellery restoration and cleaning.

November 8th, 2019
This Week We Feature Young Professional Melvin A. Knight

By Ron O. D'Avilar

While many youths are busy with smartphones and social media apps, 24-year-old Melvin A. Knight has his eyes set on the future. As a Young Professional, he works in the air services industry but also finds time to entertain people through his growing career as a Disc Jockey, following in the footsteps of his father.

October 18th, 2019
This Week We Feature Young Professional Keanu J. George

By Ron O. D'Avilar

Describing himself as a young Christian man focused on living his best life for Jesus Christ, this week's Young Professional, Keanu J. George, is a student and entrepreneur residing in the United Kingdom (UK) while still flying the Virgin Islands (VI) flag through his apparels brand 'Virgin Islands Pride'.

October 11th, 2019
This Week We Feature Young Professional Sharayah D. Brown

By Ron O. D'Avilar

More and more people are paying attention to their body as health and wellness, along with holistic medicine, is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world.

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