A Family Affair: Shellecia Brooks Johnson and Sherise Brooks Discuss My Anguilla Experience, Blogging Tips, and Why You Should Vacation in Anguilla
Two years ago, Shellecia Brooks Johnson debuted My Anguilla Experience to capture the day-to-day life of her friends in Anguilla as she prepared for her wedding. Since then, My Anguilla Experience has evolved into a household name for tourists and local residents of Anguilla alike. Notably, Shellecia's work has afforded her recognition at the 2014 National Youth Awards in Anguilla where she received the honor of "Outstanding Youth in Literary Arts". With her sister Sherise Brooks and her husband Nashaine Johnson by her side, the My Anguilla Experience team continues to bring all that Anguilla has to offer to its readers and plans to keep expanding. Read more about what the team has learned about Anguilla since the start of My Anguilla Experience, what it takes to start and maintain a personal or professional blog, and why Anguilla should be your next vacation spot.
The Creative Mind: O'leary Richardson On Branding Wisely, Launching Creative Clothing, and Valuable Lessons of Entrepreneurship
When O'leary Richardson realized he was capable of bringing a vision to life on his own terms, he decided to start his graphic design and web development business SoCreative Designs in 2009. Three years later, Richardson's launch of Creative Clothing, Anguilla's official urban clothing line, created a buzz that even caught him by surprise. Learn more about his start as an entrepreneur, the early beginnings and lasting impact of Creative Clothing, and his advice for budding business owners.
Shanice Davis is the creator of The Protégé AXA. Dedicated to illuminating women of color and Caribbean culture with her pen, the New York-based writer has also written for Vibe magazine and xoNecole.