8 Female Student #IWD2019 Short Essay Contest Winners Recognised

Fri, 2019-03-08

On this International Women's Day, we are proud to announce the 8 female student authors whose “What does female empowerment mean to you?” 200 word short essays were chosen as the best in our #IWD2019 contest!









They are:

Aaliyah Lee – The Berkeley Institute Essay

Amirh Wade – The Berkeley Institute Essay

Emilia Stowe – The Berkeley Institute (not pictured) Essay

Alexis Lodge – Bermuda High School Essay

McKenzie-Kohl Tuckett – Warwick Academy (not pictured) Essay

Katarina Rance – Bermuda High School (not pictured) Essay

Kimora Waddell-Smith – Clearwater Middle School Essay

Marley Brown – Bermuda Institute Essay

There were 6 senior school winners (from The Berkeley Institute, Bermuda High School & Warwick Academy) and 2 middle school winners (from Clearwater Middle School & Bermuda Institute).

The young ladies met Commissioner of Police Stephen Corbishley and were given a behind the scenes look at the operation of the Bermuda Police Service by four women in positions of leadership within the organisation – Superintendent Na’imah Astwood, Inspector Tracy Burgess, Detective Inspector Derricka Burns & Detective Inspector Karema Flood.

We thank all students that entered – their essays showed great insight and a commitment to #BalanceforBetter!