The best thing that has happened to Jamaica and other small Caribbean Island states in the last twenty years or so is the internet. This is a very bold assertion I know and here’s another one, I’m going to go one step further and say that perhaps the best government initiative during that period was the demonopolization of the telecoms industry.
Who says blogging is dead in Jamaica? Well, our awesome blogging nominees are here to ‘mash dung dat lie’ with with their very own uniquely Jamaican blogging platforms where they share experiences, useful tips, and even discounts. Blogging has been a thing in Jamaica for some time now, as far back as 2010 Jamaican bloggers […]
Our graphic designer nominees are young, multi-talented and rebellious. Their work can be described as bold fresh and uber creative. In that way their designs are changing how we experience our world in 2019 and beyond. Graphic design is perhaps the most liberal of visual mediums in that it is inclusive, unrestricted, multi-platformed and scalable. […]
Our nominees are part of the new crop of Jamaican creatives who are using digital media platforms to create authentically Jamaican content. I remember the now popular Ted Talk given by one of my all time favourite African authors and all round bad ass, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. The talk titled The Danger of A Single Story, was ostensibly about […]
What do you do when you’re passionate about a cause that no-one else seem to care about? Well if you’re anything like our Digital Change Agent Nominees you build your own digital platforms that you use to start making a difference Who runs the world? Well given the state of it clearly not girls, but […]
A smart device, access to broadband internet, social media and Google were all the tools our ebusiness nominees needed to start building a successful business online. The best thing that has happened to Jamaica and other small Caribbean Island states in the last twenty years or so is the internet. This is a very bold […]