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12 Things With Debi Ray-Rivers

Debi Ray-Rivers was born and educated in Bermuda, graduating from Roger B. Chaffee High School. She entered the business world working for Delta Airlines in Bermuda as a customer service agent for 13 years. Prior to SCARS, she spent 14 years as a Human Resource Manager. With the support of her loving husband, Jerry, and her two precious daughters, Brittany and Christy, SCARS was created out of a devastating family experience in 2004 that brought to light the need for greater…


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6 Important Bermudian Civil Rights Leaders

Bermuda's history is marred by it's inclusion in the African Slave Trade and the subsequent inequality and segregation of black Bermudians and while we like to think the atrocities of our past are well, in the past, we can't forget…


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26 Things With Dejon Simmons

Dejon Simmons is a Bermudian who is well known for his strength and inspirational manner, which allowed him to overcome a horrific, life­ changing ordeal. Since recovering from burns to 97% of his body, Dejon has evolved into a multi-­talented…


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21 Things With Patrina “Power Girl” O’Connor-Paynter

Patrina O’Connor-Paynter, aka “Power Girl,” is the Managing Director of Youth Mentoring Programme Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bermuda. She is also an award-winning media personality who has hosted her own radio show and numerous television programmes in Bermuda. Most…


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9 Things With Perri Furbert

Perri Furbert is an award-winning fashion icon, published art director, wardrobe stylist, “Halfway Bougie Podcast” co-host and designer behind Gold, The Label. Furbert’s marketing degree helps her to knit business principles with a unique style, which has afforded her multiple…

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A Q&A with Clare O’Connor

This year has seen a new wave of feminism sweep across the world, starting with the Me Too movement that began in late 2017, and there seems to be little signs it’s slowing down. Record numbers of women are seeking…