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I am a creative writer whose work focuses on mental health, education, healthcare, community development, faith, and Caribbean lifestyle/culture. 

For more than a decade, I have worked with transformative brands in the Caribbean region, the United States, and the United Kingdom in the areas of public relations, marketing communications, social media strategy, and strong storytelling. I have worked in the fields of higher education, healthcare, finance, and government relations.

To this day, I am still curious about incorporating fresh ideas and unpacking meaningful angles in stories and campaigns. I still get excited about championing people and brands that are changing our communities. I still am focused on elevating the heart of every story, feature, and campaign.

Currently, I work in higher education leading admissions strategies and efforts for the Caribbean region. I also lead mental health workshops and consulting work through my non-profit organization, ‘Be Well and Bloom’.

My Work At A Glance

Healing beyond the couch: There’s no one way to heal | Loop Caribbean News

There is no question that therapy in its many forms - from virtual online sessions to text-based therapy via online messaging to traditional sessions of seeing a professional in-person or through group support - plays an important role in healing. Talk therapy has saved more lives than we can capture through statistics. For, it provides a space for us to process difficult emotions, navigate life transitions, heal deep-rooted emotional wounds and develop coping strategies.
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3 organisations changing how we think about health in the Caribbean | Loop Caribbean News

Navigating the healthcare landscape can be overwhelming. It can be difficult to know where to find support and it is easy to think that there aren’t capable resources at home that are dedicated to your health and healing. Fortunately, there are top organisations across the eastern Caribbean islands that are changing the way that we think about health.

It’s Never Too Late

Two years after graduating from journalism school at the University of Buffalo (UB), Ross Vet faculty member Adam Silkworth, DVM ’14 did a complete 180 and decided to pursue his dream of becoming a veterinarian. “From the time I was a small child, I had a passion for animals and always said I wanted to be a veterinarian. I had fish, geckos, dogs, cats, and chickens growing up. After realizing I did not possess the passion to make a career in journalism, I asked myself what I truly wanted to be w

Bipolar Disorder: Going beyond the diagnosis | Loop Caribbean News

When Reggae artiste Lila Ike revealed her bipolar disorder diagnosis in ‘Odyssey by Yendi’, it sent a courageous message to persons around the region that it is okay to be vulnerable and one is not defined by a diagnosis. Through her powerful disclosure, Lila, 26, known for songs like Where I’m Coming From and Second Chance, shed light on the experiences of persons who struggle with bipolar disorder as well as the associated social stigma. Bipolar disorder, which comprises bipolar I and bipola

St. Kitts and Nevis Female Leaders to be Honored at Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine Gala

Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine (RUSVM) has created an event to celebrate the contributions of female leaders on St. Kitts and Nevis for their individual accomplishments and their efforts to further increase gender parity. The RUSVM Purple Glam Gala and Awards Ceremony will be held on March 8, 2019, in honor of International Women’s Day. Honorees were nominated by their organizations and then selected by an event committee. The event is led by RUSVM’s Empowerment Diversity Grow

WISE: Improving Women’s Lives in Kenya

The following story reflects the work of Women in Sustainable Enterprises (WISE) and how QCT supports the organisation to improve gender equality and women empowerment in Kenya. Founded in 2016, WISE is a non-profit organisation that supports and works with women and girls from the Lake Victoria region in Kenya to lead sustainable enterprises. The Queen’s Commonwealth Trust has a funder and partner for the past two years. Through flexible funding, the organisation has received technical suppor

CIBC FirstCaribbean Walk For The Cure Raises $27,000.00

Basseterre, St. Kitts, 22 November 2021 – The Essence of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation will now provide additional quality care and counseling to cancer patients and their families with $27,000.00 raised by CIBC FirstCaribbean’s Walk for the Cure 2021. The annual event, now in its 10th year, saw employees, friends, customers, and community partners participating in a walk to raise funds for the benefit of the Foundation on Saturday, October 16, 2021. Dressed in pink, participants were able to f

Queen's Commonwealth Trust - Acts of Gratitude

This is a story about how QCT’s support enabled Acts of Gratitude (AOG) to equip 133,326 young persons with social entrepreneurship skills in Rwanda. If you were to visit the Gasabo and Bugesera districts in Rwanda, you’d find innovation hubs that provide young people, between the ages of 16-30, with social entrepreneurship skills training, coworking spaces, consultancy, and investment services. These hubs are a vision realized by the Acts of Gratitude (AOG) social enterprise located in Kigali

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Email: dentrecia.blanchette@gmail.com

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