New Jersey-native Angeline Pierre is a chef, entrepreneur, and model. Ever since this Haitian Queen moved to Rhode Island in 2013, she has been nonstop, even as she courageously continues her battle with Sickle Cell Anemia.
Providence-native Victoria Rodriguez is the true definition of a community advocate. This Guatemalan & Azorian superwoman is doing incredible work for Rhode Island.
Providence-native, Ryan Rocha lives a vibrant life in Tokyo, Japan. He is beautifully documenting his adventures through his YouTube channel MindYourWorld. He is also spreading the word in Japan about Rhode Island & about Cabo Verde!
March 27th is International Day of Cape Verdean Women! So it’s only right that today’s spotlight is of this Pawtucket-native & Cabo Verdean Queen, Karina Evora, who is representing Kriolas & Rhode Island so well!
Artistic expression can manifest itself in many forms. Here in Rhode Island – particularly in the Greater Providence Area – we are so fortunate to have countless young people boldly expressing themselves in such a beautiful way. Monephia Nembhard is one of those people.
Cabo Verdean Michael Silva is a young entrepreneur working hard to create a new experience for minority millennials in Rhode Island.
Pawtucket-native Stephanie Nunes returns to RI as YIA’s Program Administrative Director to give back to her community after leaving 7 years ago to pursue her career in the field of social work.
At the age of 32, Cassy Oliveira is an optometrist with her own private practice in Providence, RI. This impressive first-generation college graduate shares how she got to this point at such a young age.
Boston-native Fabiola “Fabi” Brunache discusses persistence through personal loss, her transition to Rhode Island, and how she was able to thrive in her entrepreneurial pursuits despite being one of very few minorities in the predominantly White Real Estate profession.
Young Entrepreneur Wale Alesh shares his beautiful perspective on life, which accompanies both his eye for fashion, and his love for West African culture.