YCLA Announces 2018 Speaker – Spencer West

The Young Caymanian Leaders Foundation (YCLF) is excited to announce Spencer West from the WE Organization as the keynote speaker for the  2018 Young Caymanian Leadership Award Gala (YCLA). The YCLA theme for 2018 is “It Takes A Village,” inspired by our Caymanian heritage and the powerful message from last year’s speaker, Craig Kielburger, also…

Get to Know the Young Caymanian Leadership Awards 2018 Finalists

Organizers of the Young Caymanian Leadership Awards announced on Monday the 2018’s five finalists of the November 10th YCLA Gala Ceremony at the Kimpton Resort. This year’s finalists are: Kacey Mobley, Kimberley Conolly, Samuel Young, Staci Scott, and Wilbur Welcome. KACEY MOBLEY Inspired by her Christian faith, Kacey Mobley is committed to cultivating a lifestyle…

Young Caymanian Leaders Foundation Announces Finalists for YCLA 2018

George Town, 17 September 2018 – Today, the Young Caymanian Leaders Foundation announces the names of the five finalists for the 2018 Young Caymanian Leadership Awards (YCLA). The YCLA Selection Committee revealed the names after a careful, in-depth review of the nominations put forward this year by the community. Jonathan Tibbetts, Chairman of the Selection…

YCLA 2017 FINALISTS: Where Are They Now? – Alice Ramos

With the 2018 YCLA Gala Event in just a few months, we wanted to take the time to share more on the 2017 YCLA Finalists and what they have been up to.   Today we are featuring Alice Ramos!   Since last year’s 2017 YCLA Gala, Alice has taken on a new role as a…

YCLA 2017 FINALISTS: Where Are They Now? – Yentel McGaw

With the 2018 YCLA Gala Event in just a few months, we wanted to take the time to share more on the 2017 YCLA Finalists and what they have been up to.   Today we are featuring Yentel McGaw!   Since last year’s 2017 YCLA Gala, Yentel has volunteered with a new organization called United…

YCLA 2017 FINALISTS: Where Are They Now? – Stacie Sybersma

With the 2018 YCLA Gala Event in just a few months, we wanted to take the time to share more on the 2017 YCLA Finalists and what they have been up to – continuing with Stacie Sybersma. Since last year’s 2017 YCLA Gala, Stacie has continued investing in the community through her heart for science…

YCLA 2017 FINALISTS: Where Are They Now? – Matthew Brown

With the 2018 YCLA Gala Event in just a few months, we wanted to take the time to share more on the 2017 YCLA Finalists and what they have been up to – starting with Matthew Brown!   Since last year’s 2017 YCLA Gala, Matt Brown has been focused on creating a television series on…

Call for YCLA 2018-2019 Nominees

The Young Caymanian Leadership Awards has been a platform to honor young people in our community who are establishing themselves as exemplars and leading the charge to make Cayman a better place. On July 17, 2018, Cayman 27’s Dr. Taylor Burrowes sat down with YCLA 2017/2018 recipient Faith Gealey and YCLA Coordinator Brianna Wilkerson to…

Nominations for the 2018-2019 YCLA Recipient are open

Since our last YCLA Gala Event, Faith Gealey our 2017-2018 YCLA Recipient has spoken at over 20 engagements and nearly 10,000 people on the importance of mentorship. With a few more speaking engagement left, Faith’s hope is to inspire everyone in our community to both mentor and be mentored so that we all can develop…

Faith Gealey Calls Our Community to Mentorship

YCLA Recipient Faith Gealey is actively fulfilling her mission this year to encourage mentorship. Since receiving her award last November, Faith has presented at more than a dozen engagements and has spoken to approximately 5,000 people in Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac including the Girls Brigade, Big Brother, Big Sister, Cayman First, Youth Flex Radio…