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'Who's the boss?'

Two events to help women on their way to the top

What does it really take to be a successful businesswoman? And how do you tackle the ‘good ole boys club’ on your path to success? These are questions that will be answered honestly and unapologetically by 17 women at a special conference later this

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Learn to belly dance, celebrate African womanhood

For those who may nurture a secret desire to study the art of belly dance, you no longer have to travel across oceans to learn it; you can do it right here at home.The new Belly Dance Bahamas company is teaching locals how to elegantly shimmy and jig

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Students grill Social Services Minister ahead of UN meeting on women's rights

When Minister of Social Services and Community Development Frankie Campbell heads to Geneva, Switzerland, this month with a delegation, he will be addressing a special UN Committee designed to ensure that countries are up to standard with their treat

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Pioneering natural hair brand comes to the Bahamas

Carol’s Daughter, one of the first beauty brands to focus on natural hair products, has two reasons to celebrate this year: the company turns 25 and it’s just had its official launch here in the Bahamas.The brand was founded by Lisa Price in 1993, wh

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Survivors fighting on

Photo campaign shows life after breast cancer

Each day this month, one unique woman will be celebrated for her strength and her courage in the face of breast cancer. This celebration takes on the form of a photo campaign by local photographer Daythan Newton called “Turn Up the Pink”.The 31 women

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Crowned with confidence

SHE may not have been crowned the queen of this year’s Miss Bahamas Universe pageant, but Shauntae Miller left the competition as the first runner-up and more confidence that she has ever had.

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Ashley helps girls in need to ‘GLOW’

Charitable work has always been immensely important to 22-year-old University of the Bahamas student Ashley Moree, who firmly believes that you don’t have to be wealthy to help others.

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Are you ready to work on your dream?

What is it that you always wanted to do but could never find the time to pursue? This seems like a common thread in conversations today; people lamenting over what they want to do but not getting around to doing it. Years pass but the stories remain the same. You say you always wanted to make handbags, study law, bake cakes, fly a plane, but you can’t seem to find the time or the drive.

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Celebrating 10 years of 'Beauty Beyond Feelings'

THERE is no stopping Bahamian entrepreneur Raquel Pinder as she continues to be a voice for women year after year through her organisation Beauty Beyond Feelings.Celebrating their 10th anniversary this year, Raquel and her team recently held a succes

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Danielle Grant casts off injury to become Miss Bahamas Universe

Animal lover nearly lost crown due to misdiagnosis

Had she taken the advice of her doctor, Danielle Grant might have never heard her name being called as the winner of this year’s Miss Bahamas Universe last Sunday.The 23-year-old beauty queen faced numerous obstacles throughout her pageant journey, i

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Putting a price tag on beauty

Drugstore vs high-end makeup

Magazine ads, TV commercials, and let’s not forget all the YouTube beauty gurus, will have you believing that high-end make-up is a must if you want to look your best. So you end up visiting expensive stores, either in person or on the internet, and “blowing a bag” on only a handful of cosmetic products.

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A flowering talent

FLOWERS are wonders of nature. They come in all shapes, colours and sizes, and many of them are breathtakingly beautiful. They only have one major flaw: once cut, they don't keep for very long.

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Bahamian blogger lands writing gigs with Forbes, XONecole

Local blogger Ianthia Smith is continuing to take her writing to the world after securing a freelance gig as a contributing writer for two popular online sites – Forbes Travel Guide and lifestyle brand XONecole.

Honour in marriage – A shared responsibility

For most men, honour and respect are huge elements in their relationship with women. It’s usually the top consideration, with sex coming in at a close second place. Sadly, both are the most intentionally withheld elements—even in so-called Christian marriages. Many of the marital challenges couples experience today are rooted in the lack of honour and respect.

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It’s never too late to back to school . . .

Working mothers pursue academic dreams

Ninety-four year old great-grandmother Amy Craton’s compelling story of receiving her college degree last year with a perfect 4.0 grade point average proves that no one is ever too old for school.

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