Judith Jacques is no stranger to the Haitian community. In 2009, she co-founded BeltTiFi, an organization dedicated to showcasing issues that impact young Haitian-American women. She’s used her marketing and branding skills to help her clients reach their communication and marketing goals. Most recently, she founded the Black Women in Media conference and award ceremony. Now in its second year, the conference and award ceremony has attracted big names in the industry like journalist Lori Stokes, media mogul and pioneer Cathy Hughes and Women’s March organizer Tamika Mallory.
A desire to learn about the decisions that were made during the Iraq War and how they affected the community…
Yanatha Desouvre may be an educator during the day, yet he’s made his mark in the community through his literary works. Born in Port-au-Prince, but raised in Brooklyn and Philadelphia, the Haitian-American author has published a wide array of books that range from instructional guides, to children’s books. His latest novel, Revelations: Roads to Redemption, follows a rambunctious team of vigilante heroes that take us on an emotionally charged, action-packed journey to find a missing fiancé.
This Haitian American may have started her career in academia, but her business know how coupled with her passion to economically empower Haiti led her to create one of the most popular Haitian beauty brands in America.
This Haitian-American fashion designer has had his looks splashed in magazines and on television screens. Prajjé Oscar Jean Baptiste, the man behind the hit label Prajjé Oscar, has had his designs covered in Teen Vogue, Elle Magazine and the Boston Globe.
This Haitian-American journalist is giving some of the top veterans in the media industry a run for their money. Yamiche Alcindor is an active voice in the political, racial and social justice arena, bringing to the forefront issues that impact Americans all over.
Olivier Noel This scientist was catapulted into the limelight when he was featured in Forbes 30 Under 30 and received…
Haitian-born fine artist and photographer Fabiola Jean-Louis seamlessly blends magic with the mundane and reality in her art to bring unseen worlds out of hiding. In this latest installment of Haitians In America, discover what inspires this Brooklyn-based artist’s work that’s haunting, mystifying and celebratory of the Black female body.
When Marceau Michel couldn’t find investors to support his thriving business, Marceau decided to take things into his own hands. In this inaugural profile of Haitians in America, learn about Marceau’s journey to entrepreneurship, his advice for those looking to follow his footsteps and how his Haitian roots carried him through it all.