"We run tings, ting nuh run we,"
a common expression so fitting for Women's History Month. We are proud
to salute fellow Sistrens making strides in their industry on their
terms. Highlighting women making history is key for building a strong
legacy of Caribbean women who are leading the next generation by
I met our cover girl Lauren Dunn a few years ago at Reggae Sumfest. Her
personality was just as infectious then as it is now. Lauren's knack
for mixing sass with sarcasm has made her one of the most entertaining
personalities to watch. From her blog to her twitter rants and show Lauren O Lauren - she is a dose of entertainment with a real opinion and a take it or leave it attitude (think a saucier Chelsea Handler).
I remember writing stories at ten years old, but at that same tender age Kristina Cardoza
is already a published author - an amazing accomplishment many writers
don't receive until later in life. It just goes to show that with
supportive parents the sky is the limit for our little women.
Shazelle, Hailee Araya and DJ Blease,
I got to know more about their musical endeavors with this issue; and
they're all ones to watch as they continue to rise on their own terms.
Designer Arlene L. Martin's Drenna Luna label is amodern twist on simplicity that is refined and refreshing.
As women we have the innate ambition to make the impossible possible. Read more about that in our inspirational feature "Woman You are all That."Until next time continue to dream big, claim what's rightfully yours and help those coming behind you to continue the legacy of Herstory. We're encouraging all of our fellow women to maintain Triple the Focus in all aspects of life!