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Young Professionals

December 4th, 2020
This Week We Feature Young Professional Alli-anna C.D. Davis

By Ron O. D’Avilar

Seventeen-year-old Alli-Anna C.D. Davis is the proprietor of AD Delicate Designs, a producer of self-made care packages filled with personal care items and keepsakes.

November 20th, 2020
This Week We Feature Young Professional Jhalia J. Edwards

by Ron O. D'Avilar

At just 18-years old, skincare aficionado Jhalia J. Edwards has turned her love for making soaps into a thriving business. ‘AloeCarez’ is a brand encompassing a line of skincare products such as soaps and oils.

November 13th, 2020
This Week We Feature Young Professional Denisha N. Whyte

By Ron O. D'Avilar

Denisha N. Whyte sells sleepwear in the Virgin Islands, through the company ‘Her Treats’. At just 17-years-old, our Young Professional has used her experience as a salesgirl to bolster her entrepreneurship ambitions and carve out a very unique niche.

October 30th, 2020
This week we feature Young Professional Zariah J. Maduro

By Ron O. D'Avilar

At just 17 years of age, Young Professional Zariah J. Maduro is a medical student, entrepreneur and owner of ‘Perfect CreationZ’, a craft business that creates pin-on ribbons for many events such as birthdays, weddings, funerals and anniversaries.

October 23rd, 2020
This Week We Feature Young Professional Shantell Forbes

By Ron O. D'Avilar

While most 22-year-olds are obsessed with social media and other social activities, Young Professional Ms Shantell Forbes says she is channelling her energies into building her brand and growing her business.

September 18th, 2020
This Week We Feature Young Professional Gia A. Wilson

By Ron O. D’Avilar

The natural hair movement is one encouraging men and women of African descent to embrace their natural afro-texture hair. Virgin Islander Gia A. Wilson is a firm believer in the cause.

September 11th, 2020
This Week We Feature Young Professional Dakota K. Christopher

By Ron O. D'Avilar

Dakota K. Christopher is on a mission to spread positivity and women empowerment in the Virgin Islands. Through a custom clothing line ‘Notbasic by Ms Kody,’ she started a community movement that spreads powerful messages of hope in this very unorthodox way.

September 4th, 2020
This Week We Feature Young Professional De’Vaughnia K. Sprauve

By Ron O. D’Avilar

Many businesses are sparked out of a skill or passion and ‘Sinful Lipwear’, a Virgin Islands-based homemade lip cosmetics brand, is no different. Its founder De’Vaughnia K. Sprauve aka 'Deba' said she got hooked on the idea after learning how to make red lipstick from an online video tutorial.

August 28th, 2020
This Week We feature Young Professional Alonya J. Ophelia

By Ron O. D’Avilar

Virgin Gorda resident Alonya J. Ophelia is not your average teenager. Her creativity and passion for desserts have led to the creation of a sweet business, ‘Alonya's Delectable Delights,’ the home of unique desserts and pastries in the Virgin Islands.

August 21st, 2020
This Week We Feature Young Professional Buney H. Chinnery

By Ron O. D'Avilar

Young Professional Buney H. Chinnery was immediately put on the breadline as a result of COVID-19, having lost his job as a chef due to the tourism sector coming to a halt. For this entrepreneurial youth; however, that wasn’t the end. He took some money from his savings to start a landscaping business called ‘pretty plants’.

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