The wife of Prime Minister on Tuesday advised all women to attain financial independence.
She was speaking at the Women of Influence symposium hosted by the Bankers’ Association of T&T (BATT) and AFETT held at the Hyatt Regency hotel yesterday.
“I make my own money. I have my own bank account and I certainly don’t have to ask the Prime Minister for money,” she said.
She described herself as an independent woman who still works and who, prior to 2015, had managed the family’s household.
American actress and singer Sheryl Lee Ralph, best known for her roles in the television sitcoms It’s a Living and Moesha, as well as the 1993 film Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit, has been reveling in the sights, sounds and tastes of T&T on her first visit to the country this week.
The Tony Award-nominated entertainer was the keynote speaker at Sagicor’s motivational rally for its employees.
MP for Barataria/San Juan Dr Fuad Khan says citizens of T&T have allowed slavery to creep back into society.
Saudi Arabia will allow women to drive from Sunday (June 24), ending the world's only ban on female motorists.
Overturning the decades-long ban is part of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's reform drive to modernise the conservative petrostate.
Potentially thousands of female drivers are set to take the wheel on Sunday, a long-awaited rite of passage for women in the kingdom that many say could usher in a new era of social mobility.