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Four centenarians to be honoured as Anglicans seek to uplift women

Four women who have reached the grand old age of 100 and beyond are being celebrated by the Bahamas Anglican Church Women this month.

A mother to one, daughter to many, and a nurse to all

Kelsha Roberts, a registered nurse at the Princess Margaret Hospital in the Intensive Care Unit, is this week joining her colleagues throughout the country to celebrate National Nurses Week.

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Pioneering community leader honoured after her death

The late Robertha Johnson made history when she became the first female President of the Bahamas Alliance for the Blind and Visually Impaired (BABVI) last year. After taking up the post in April of 2021, she made a difference in the organisation, injecting her passion into various projects, always with a view of seeing more inclusion for people with disabilities and opportunities for their employment and advancement.

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Who’s the boss? Bahamian women in leadership

TODAY, women all around the world are being celebrated for their advancements, achievements and strides they have made. International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating women's equality.

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A LOVE STORY WORTH SHARING – Popular motivational speaker to wed Bahamian sports reporter

LISA NICHOLS is one of the world’s most-requested motivational speakers, as well as a media personality and corporate CEO whose global platform has reached nearly 80 million people. From a struggling single mom on public assistance to a millionaire entrepreneur, Lisa’s courage and determination has inspired fans worldwide to discover their own untapped talents and infinite potential.

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Making STEM more feminine – Call for national strategy to address gender gap

FEM STEM Bahamas is one of the local organisations leading the charge in preparing and retaining women in the areas of science, technology engineering and mathematics (STEMS), with the hopes of closing the gap, encouraging diversity, equity and inclusiveness in these important fields.

Five books to inspire female leaders of the future

What better way to celebrate International Woman’s Day than to inspire a new generation of female leaders?

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Bahamian women leading the way regionally and globally

Bahamian women are leading the way amongst women in the region who are making major strides for gender equality, according to Tonni Ann Brodber, representative of the UN Women Multi-Country Office - Caribbean.

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RAISING AN NBA PLAYER: Mother of Kai Jones – the Bahamas’ latest professional basketball player – shares the ups and downs of a single mom bringing up two sons with athletic aspirations

On Thursday July 29, 2021 in New York City, Kasprintina Ellis experienced the moment where all her work as a dedicated and devoted mother finally paid off.

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A marriage restored after two affairs and two out-of-wedlock children

BEFORE she was married, Apostle Shantell Ferguson made a personal vow that were she ever to be the victim of infidelity in her marriage, it would be a deal-breaker; she would leave her husband in a heartbeat, no questions asked.

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Bahamian teacher finds strength to face man who sexually abused her as child

New book details her journey to forgiveness

IT WAS through a letter written to her mother when she was 16 years old that Markel Williams finally unburdened herself of the terrible secret she had been carrying for over a decade.

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A rose that grows from concrete – Bahamian blogger launches successful shop and events company during pandemic

INSPIRED by a poem by the late iconic rapper Tupac Shakur, Bahamian Kiara Rose launched a blog in the midst of the pandemic which has evolved into a popular beauty and lifestyle website and produced an accompanying accessories shop.

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A voice for victims: Bahamian author breaks silence on sexual abuse experience

It took strength and courage for Sheron Baptiste to share her personal experience of molestation and sexual abuse during a panel discussion held last week.

Bahamian women share dating goals for 2022

WITH 2022 almost upon us, many people are plotting and thinking about what goals they want to accomplish in the new year. For some, this may mean exercising more, getting organised financially, travelling more (if the pandemic ever ends), taking a professional development course or getting aligned spiritually. However, several Bahamian women are turning their attention to a different area: dating.

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A ‘Mommy on a Mission’ seeks to inspire and support all women with podcast

WITH the aim of providing a safe space for women where they can engage in and enjoy unscripted, relatable and candid conversations about pertinent issues, Jillien Mortimer started her podcast Mommy on a Mission early last year.