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The queen of two runways

For the past year, Onesha Adderley has juggled being the queen of two runways. She is the reigning Miss Plus Beauty Bahamas International and is also currently pursuing a career as a pilot.Her reign as Miss Plus Beauty since being crowned last Novemb

'Step It Up' to get out of your rut

The New Image Ladies are calling on all Bahamian women who feel stuck in their lives to “Step it Up” at a workshop designed for those aged 20 to 30.“Feeling stuck, tired? Want to do more?” The New Image Ladies workshop aims to provide a passionate

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The stage is set for modernised Miss Universe Bahamas

New team to spearhead 2018 pageant

A new Miss Bahamas Universe team, headed by Anthony Smith, is set to prepare a true 21st century Bahamian beauty queen to represent the country in Thailand this December at the prestigious Miss Universe pageant.Mr Smith, who is the pageant’s presiden

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Trail-blazing female priest releases new devotional book

THE route to ultimate intimacy with God looks different for many people. Some take this journey of developing closeness with God by attending church regularly, connecting through praise and worship, singing hymns and praying. Others also seek connect

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Brushes out, palettes open for Eye Candy's makeup boot camp

When thinking of a boot camp, you will probably envision some sort of military or harsh disciplinary training programme. This is certainly not the case for the popular Eye Candy Summer Makeup Boot Camp.With two sessions being held this month, organis

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Protect our girls! Local organisation tackles sexual abuse

Thanks to the #MeToo movement, women across the globe have felt empowered to speak out publicly against sexual harassment and abuse in an unprecedented fashion.The movement, which started in October 2017, has incited bravery among many women who are

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Bahamian queens win international titles

Congrats are in order for Bahamian beauties Kassiti Capron and Tysha Johnson who both won Miss Regency International crowns in Las Vegas.The girls are the first ever Caribbean delegates to not only win one but two titles at the same pageant in their

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The power to change

We have seen a great deal of violence lately, as well as a large amount of typecasting. We hear about violence and then we hear how much young, black men love violence and how their characters are formed to be violent. This discourse is deeply histor

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Genius girls learn about self-love and purpose

It’s a wrap for the Girl Genius Academy’s Summer camp, as the young participants head into the remainder of their vacation with new-found inspiration, creativity and self-esteem.“Igniting the genius in every girl” was the theme for this year’s camp w

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Finding love fast: New speed dating event targets 'well-rounded' singles

A common complaint heard from those out there on the dating scene is the scarcity of suitable romantic partners in the Bahamas. Many women complain that their male counterparts want only sex and no real commitment, while the men are say most of the w

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Dr Giselle Outten proves herself to be 'Outstanding'

Dr Giselle Outten is one out of 45 newly graduated physicians recently inducted into the Bahamian medical fraternity at the 2018 Induction and Awards Ceremony. She was awarded five out of the seven special prizes of her class.The event, now in its 21

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Women breaking barriers in male-dominated industry

Two young women are breaking barriers in the vocational arena, having both secured important degrees and positions in the traditionally male-dominated construction industry.Lanique Brice and Santana Dean, 2018 graduates of the Bahamas Technical and V

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Making connections: A new resource for Bahamians seeking companionship

TEN years ago, many Bahamians still considered it somewhat of a taboo to meet someone through the internet for companionship. But with the age of social media, people have become more open to making connections through these channels.The ease that c

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A heavenly mobile service

Fulfilling her dream of becoming an entrepreneur required a lot of hard work and sacrifice on the part of Shakira Davis, owner of Celestial Treats, but in the end the journey to success has been a rewarding one.Over the last five years, her sweet tre

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Public asked to give teen parents a helping hand

AFTER staging a successful Community Cares Baby Drive last month, Teen Life Skills Services are gearing up for a second event, this time in Grand Bahama, and they need the assistance of the general public to pull it off.Teen Life Skills Service was