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…

Creating a memorable experience for our finalists

One of the lovely things about the Young Caymanian Leadership Award Gala Ceremony is the fabulous and creative decor.   For 2017, the theme was a New Generation of Leadership and we believe the night’s decor certainly reflected that.  Our thank you to Celebrations for their creative and colorful interpretation of the theme, the design of…

YCLA Announces 2017/2018 Recipient of the Young Caymanian Leadership Award

Grand Cayman, November 6, 2017 – The 2017/2018 Recipient of the Young Caymanian Leadership Award is Faith Gealey.  Chosen from five finalists nominated by the community, Faith’s ability to articulate her passion for mentorship won over the honorary board of the YCLA.    At the awards ceremony on Saturday night at the Kimpton Seafire, she…