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December 16, 2022 – The first head of Harvard of African descent and only the second black woman to head any ivy league university will take up her position in July 2023, according to the University.  The first and only other time this happened was two decades ago.
Harvard announced on Thursday, December 15 that Dr. Claudine Gay, a Social Scientist, would be their newest president succeeding Larry Bacow.
Gay, the daughter of Haitian immigrants follows in the footsteps of Dr. Ruth Simmons who headed Brown University in 2001; Simmons was the daughter of US sharecroppers.
Describing her as ‘widely admired higher education leader and distinguished scholar of democracy and political participation’ Harvard lauded Gay in the announcement who is an alum herself.
She spoke fondly about her parents who moved to the US as youngsters.  Her mother is a registered nurse while her father had a degree in engineering.  She said her parents had hoped she would gravitate to the STEM field, like they did.
“I was supposed to be a lawyer or a doctor or an engineer, a lot of my decisions as an undergrad was sharply structured around those kinds of expectations.” But it was not to be.   Gay entered the field of political science and did not look back. She told Harvard in a video interview, “One of the ways that being the daughter of Haitian immigrants has influenced the approach I take to teaching is that I often work with children who are either first generation or also from immigrant families.”
She said her unique position allowed her to bring the sort of sensitivity that students like this needed to help balance the wishes of family and their own hopes and dreams.
Gay was distinguished in both her undergraduate and PhD classes as the student with the best thesis.   After, it was Harvard which chased her, recruiting her for a position as a Professor and she moved up in the ranks over time.
She has previously served as the Edgerley Family Dean of Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences.
Gay said she was humbled by the confidence that the governing boards had placed in her. She is described as someone with “bedrock integrity” and “a keen mind, great leadership and communication skills, excellent judgment, and a basic decency and kindness” by outgoing President Larry Bacow.
She currently serves on the boards of the Pew Research Center, Phillips Exeter Academy, and the American Academy of Political and Social Science.

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December 16, 2022 – The holidays can be an incredible time, full of reunions, presents, and gratitude but for those of us who are struggling with mental health, estranged from families, have lost family members or are simply unable to make it home the holidays can be a lonely time with the nights getting longer and colder even here in the Caribbean.  Thankfully there are many ways to combat this feeling.
Finding ways to keep yourself busy and allowing yourself to access emotional support are key ways to get through the season intact.

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#PROVIDENCIALES, Turks & Caicos Islands: More than 30 prospective employees were added to the Beaches Turks and Caicos workforce recently, following the completion of a job fair at the resort.
With enthusiasm mixed with some display of nervousness at the opportunity to join the most attractive workforce in the Turks and Caicos Islands’ tourism industry, the applicants were welcomed with an overview of the day’s expected proceedings.
General Manager, James McAnally was the first to encourage the applicants and put them at ease as he shared the valued added components of being employed to Beaches Turks and Caicos. Said McAnally, “Being a part of this team is an opportunity that you and your family will benefit from tremendously. We are with you throughout your entire employment journey as we are committed to not only hire, but provide inspiration and allow you to grow and develop to your full potential.  Not only do we provide competitive salaries and health benefits, we are committed to our team members’ training and development, and a beneficial work environment.”
Antoinette Thomas, recruitment and compliance specialist in sharing with the prospective applicants said, “For this month, we continue to search for the most ideal candidates with the right attitude to be a part of our Beaches Turks and Caicos family. We continue to employ the right persons who will find the developmental process suitable for them. This job fair has given us the opportunity to engage with some outstanding candidates whom we anticipate will seek to add value to the industry even while they themselves grow professionally with our brand.”
One such candidate who applied for the post of counselor in the Kids Camp was Ennia Seymour who shared that she is ready to venture into a new career path with Beaches. Said Seymour, “My reason for applying is because I love children, and from my research, Beaches Turks and Caicos has the best opportunity for me to grow personally and go after my dream career of one day becoming a teacher. I know that this resort believes in building persons even though I don’t have the experience in this specific area, but people I have spoken to about taking on this challenge, have assured me of the training opportunities available.”
Another applicant, Luckenson Lorestil whose hope is to be employed in the Watersports department shared that he believes he is qualified and ready for a position with the resort’s watersports team. “I am a good swimmer, and I also know that I have the right attitude for this job. Since my high school years, my dream was to work for this company and to do something that I enjoy. Imagine me doing something that I enjoy each day, and then being paid to do it? This is a dream opportunity for me.”
A relatively new worker who came through a similar recruitment drive himself, Concierge Agent Jemima Mesidor noted that, “the process of seeking to join the Beaches Turks and Caicos family can be a little daunting, as initially, you have to show that you are prepared to represent yourself. Each candidate just has to show that they know what they are about and ensure that they show that to the recruitment team. It can be a nervous process, but the recruiters will quickly put you at ease. Once you are confident in your abilities and have the courage to speak and present yourself in a mature way, this company will help in building you into becoming the professional that you want to be. I have grown tremendously with this company since joining less than a year ago. I’m happy that I made this move to be a member of this team; it was definitely the best career decision.”
 
BEACHES JOB FAIR CAPTIONS:
Job Fair:
Header: Marlon Henry (right) Assistant Housekeeping Manager at beaches Turks and Caicos, listens to a prospective employee during an interview session while Jennifer Lee, Housekeeping Manager shows interest
1st insert: Elizabeth Perard , Human Resources Coordinator at Beaches Turks and Caicos examines documents at the recently held job fair at the resort
2nd insert: Owenta Coleby ,Human Resources Manager at Beaches Turks and Caicos (left) shows interest in what the prospective employee shared at the recently held job fair at the resort
3rd insert: Sheldon Martin, Food and Beverage Director at Beaches Turks and Caicos was engaged in the conversation with the prospective employee at the recently held job fair and the resort

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Heart disease is the number one killer in the world taking out more men and women than prostate cancer and breast cancer.  An estimated 17.9 million people are killed by heart disease each year. In 2019, 9.4 million of them were men.
Heart disease can mean any one of multiple heart and vein illnesses and Johns Hopkins Medicine says men develop heart disease 10 years earlier, on average, than women do.
Even more concerning are the statistics on sudden deaths.  For men, nearly half of them who died suddenly had no symptoms.  In many cases, the US Centers for Disease Control says symptoms are brushed aside because they don’t seem serious.
In addition to pain on the left side of the body and pain in the chest, men may feel dizzy or lightheaded, and have pain that spreads from the chest to the jaw.  Other symptoms include swollen ankles and shortness of breath.
There is one symptom though, specific to men that can herald heart disease years before a heart attack, erectile dysfunction (ED).
“A key reason erectile dysfunction is considered a barometer for overall cardiovascular health is that the penis, like the heart, is a vascular organ. Because its arteries are much smaller than the heart’s, arterial damage shows up there first—often years ahead of heart disease symptoms.  Men in their 40s who have erection problems (but no other risk factors for cardiovascular disease) run an 80 per cent risk of developing heart problems within 10 years,” a Johns Hopkins report said.
Even with these warning signs without reliable symptoms in every case,  prevention of heart disease is key.  There are certain risk factors that you can eliminate to keep minimize your risk including
If you can manage to get rid of these factors or lower them significantly you will lower your risk for heart disease giving yourself a shot at a healthier longer life.

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