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The first female national Baptist director of youth

AS the first woman ever to be named the National Baptist Director of Youth, Samantha Cartwright has had her work cut out for her over the last few months, working diligently to positively impact and develop the Bahamas’ youths.

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Ladies, do not settle for life's 'junk'

Having worked with young women from all walks of life, Samita Ferguson believes there is a vital need to continuously remind them of their worth and the power they possess.

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A sweet tooth for success

Charis Simmons-Carey is one of many Bahamian women who in recent years has decided that sticking to their 9 to 5 job was not going to help them achieve their dreams. Armed with innovative ideas, determination, and large helping of faith, they set out to establish themselves as entrepreneurs.

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We will rock you - part II: assembling the orchestra

Last week in this column I talked about the significant role older women will take on in the future growth of western economies, both as consumers and providers. Although it is already happening, governments and corporations have failed to acknowledge or take advantage of this. The concept of aging is changing as both men and women in developed nations have a longer life expectancy than ever before. “The Longevity Economy” by Joseph F Coughlin is a factual, easy-to-read and informative analysis, but it seems there is still a long way to go before we get a major shift of the communal psyche to abandon the prejudice and accept this evolution as a modern reality.

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TRIUMPH AFTER TRAGEDY: Daughter of Labour Day crash victim receives college scholarship

It’s been nearly a year since Dominique Gibson received the devastating news that her mother had been killed in a crash during Nassau’s annual Labour Day parade. The tragic accident, she said, robbed her of best friend and biggest cheerleader. While her mom might be gone, the 17-year-old said she is doing everything in her power to still make her proud.

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Life in bloom

Sharon Ferguson worked a 9-to-5 job for over 20 years. And while she loved her job, she felt a strong desire to be less restricted and more creative.

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Mothering the next generation

Among the many roles a good mother plays are those of a nurturer, someone who encourages, a disciplinarian and a multi-tasker.

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LIFE LINES: We will rock you!

I am unapologetically making the case for shining the spotlight on older women.

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New Miss Teen advocates for self-acceptance in social media era

Fanaeya Nicholson, the newly crowned Miss Teen Bahamas International, never considered herself to be the type of girl to enter, much less win, a beauty pageant.

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Spend Mother’s Day weekend with Dynamite Daisy

New show event to offer love, laughter and advice

MOTHERS will be treated to lots of laughter and love, and some prizes as well, as the audacious Dynamite Daisy returns to the stage for a special production this weekend.

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Moms bond with their daughters at artsy pajama party

Spa La La for Girls kicked off this year’s Mother’s Day activities with a bang by hosting a Mother and Daughter Pajama Paint Party at the New Providence Community Centre.

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YOU GO GIRL: Young airplane pilot flies the Florida skies

Captain Ernea Miller is a Bahamian private pilot, flying the skies in Florida and charting her own course. The 21-year-old pilot is a student at the Flight Safety Academy in Vero Beach, Florida, who took time out from her busy schedule to stop at the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism’s booth during the recent Sun n' Fun International Fly In and Aviation Expo in Lakeland, Florida, the second largest aviation conference in the world.

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LIFE LINES: Gratitude – It's an inside job

Gratitude. Do you spontaneously or consciously take time to feel grateful for the positive benefits or people impacting your life?

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Putting new moms first: How to help with stressful situations after baby’s arrival

When Tishka Moss had her first child, Gevon Jr, something happened that she never expected. Instead of feeling pure joy at having delivered a healthy baby boy, she also experienced some negative feelings; feelings of stress and being completely overwhelmed.

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Funding the future

THE Generation Esthers organisation is seeking to raise $100,000 to fund the future of young girls as part of its mentorship programme.