Guslene, a native of Haiti, came to the United States at the age of 9, with her father and two older siblings for a
chance at a better life. She was frequently moving as her single father tried to provide some stability for her and
her siblings. Her father was the provider, nurturer and caretaker as Guslene’s mother was an absent parent. She
credits her motivation and persistence to her father and son, Christian.
Guslene has over 15 years of experience as a hairstylist and entrepreneur. She founded the non- for-profit Terre
Rouge Project in 2013 and beauty salon, The Salon Suite in 2019. The Terre Rouge Project was established to
help strengthen the bond between father and daughter. She works well with the public and is a vital asset to the
community. Altruism and giving are at the core of her values. She has extended her talents to aide woman who
are victims of domestic violence, helping teens build self-confidence through hair maintenance, and helping youth
in fragile communities.
She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and currently in the progress of obtaining her Masters in School
Psychology. Guslene is a go-getter, driven, and compassionate. She strives for the continued betterment and
empowerment of everyone that she encounters.