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Published:Friday | March 20, 2020 | 12:00 AM
The Gleaner’s Brand Manager, Sherilla Gordon (right), presenting a copy of the book, ‘Jamaican Women of Distinction: Holding Up more than Half the Sky’, to Nakeeta Nembhard, JN Bank’s Group marketing manager – strategy and customer journey. The book was commissioned by the RJRGLEANER Communications Group, in association with the Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, and The Jamaica National Group Limited.
Jacqueline Stewart Lechler (second right) reading her feature in the RJRGLEANER’s book, ‘Jamaican Women of Distinction’, with her children and nephew (from left) Amanda Lechler, Timothy Stewart, James Lechler, Christina Hudson, and Richard Lechler.
Island Grill CEO Thalia Lyn is quite pleased as she reviews her feature in the book, ‘Jamaican Women of Distinction: Holding Up more than Half the Sky’.
Luwanna Williams (right), assistant vice-president, corporate finance at Proven Wealth, presents a copy of the book, ‘Jamaican Women of Distinction: Holding Up more than Half the Sky’, to Maureen Thompson, director general of the Jamaica Library Service (JLS) at the JLS Headquarters, 2 Tom Redcam Drive. Proven Wealth donated 26 copies of the publication for the parish libraries.
Michelle Chong (right), CEO of Honey Bun, is presented with a copy of ‘Jamaican Women of Distinction’ by The Gleaner Editor-in-Chief Kaymar Jordan at the Flair Distinguished Luncheon, held at the Knutsford Court Hotel on Monday, March 9. Chong was one of the 60 distinguished women featured in the publication.
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The celebration of women continues throughout the month of March. It is important that we keep recognising those who have stepped out of their comfort zones and made stellar contributions to our nation. Our team has been busy delivering The RJRGLEANER book, ‘Jamaican Women of Distinction: Holding Up more than Half the Sky’, to the featured heroines. Here are the highlights.