BAHAMAS National Womens Week — Girl Con 2017

first_img Related Items: Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp#Bahamas, November 29, 2017 – Grand Bahama –FEMALE POWER PANEL – In recognition of National Women’s Week 2017, November 26 to December 9, President of the Senate, Senator the Hon. Kay Forbes-Smith created, and was moderator of ‘Girl Con 2017’ forum which took place Tuesday morning, November 28, at the studios of Keen I Media in Freeport, Grand Bahama.   The forum was designed to convey encouragement and direction to young girls.It boasted a panel of women who have been successful in their respective careers offering advice and answers to questions posed by the girls in attendance.  The panel included (from left) Senator the Hon. Jasmin Dareus; Reverend Marie Roach-Hepburn, assistant priest at Pro Cathedral of Christ the King; Eldri Ferguson, vice-president of BTC (Northern Region); Gea Pierre, playwright; and Lyndah Wells, photographer.ESSAY WINNERS – Celebrating National Women’s Week 2017, an essay on the achievement of Bahamian women was held among girls from schools throughout Grand Bahama.   Winners of the essay competition were announced during ‘Girl Con 2017’ on Tuesday, November 28, 2017.   Winner of the competition was Lauren Ritchie, of Lucayan International School (3rd from left); Second place, Nichana Miller of Lucayan International School (2nd from left); and third place, Beyonzca Fredrick of Eight Mile Rock High School (3rd from right).Making the presentation of gifts were Yvonne Ward, Ministry of Education District Education Officer (left); Allison Levarity of Aliv (second right) and Senator the Hon. Kay Forbes-Smith, Senate President and organizer of ‘Girl Con 2017.’(BIS Photo/Lisa Davis) Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApplast_img

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