KEY PEOPLE

Board of Directors

Committed to the Cause

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MEET JÉNINE

JÉNINE SHEPHERD

CO-CHAIR, FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT

President of the Jamaican American Youth Alliance, Prime Minister's Youth Award for Excellence Recipient in Nation Building (2018).

Base: Jamaica & USA

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MEET NATHANIEL

NATHANIEL PEAT, Honorary Fellow, MIod, MSc, BEng(Hons), FdSc

CO-CHAIR

Business Insider's Top 21 minority & indigenous executives in the USA, UK & Ireland, Featured in Forbes magazine, UK Financial Times & Canadian National Post. Founder of The Safety Box®️, Patron & Former Board Member of the EY (Ernst & Young) Foundation & Co-founder of GeNNex Elite ®️. First ever black double award winner of the Enterprising Young Brits Awards awarded by the former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown, Governor General Award ‘15 (Jamaica),elected GJDC representative to South UK

Base: UK

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MEET CARON

CARON CHUNG

VICE-CHAIR

Executive Director of the American Friends of Jamaica, Distinguished Leadership Award Recipient by the Progressive Democrats Political Association

Former: Founder/ Managing Director of Bankra Buys Ltd., Business Marketing Manager at Digicel Group

Base: USA

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MEET CHARDO

CHARDO ANDERSON, BMedSc (Hons).

SECRETARY

Education: BMedSc in Pharmacology at the University of the West Indies

Base: Jamaica

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MEET MAXINE

THE HONOURABLE MAXINE HENRY-WILSON, C.D., MPP, MsC

DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION

Former Minister of Education of Jamaica, Former CEO and Commissioner of the Jamaica Tertiary Education Commission, Lecturer in the Department of Government at the University of the West Indies

Base: Jamaica

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MEET DAVID

DAVID MULLINGS, B.Sc, MBA

FINANCE AND BUSINESS STRATEGY LEAD

Founder, Chairman and CEO, Blue Mahoe Capital Partners Inc, featured on Bloomberg; Chairman of FundBlackFounders; Advisory Board Member, Caribbean School of Data; Chair of the Mentorship Innovation Entrepreneurship Council - Development Bank of Jamaica

Base: USA

MEET PETER

DR. PETER CHARLES, MD.

DIRECTOR OF HEALTHCARE

Consultant Neurosurgeon at the University Hospital of the West Indies

Former: Member of the Jamaica Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel and the Intergovernmental Bioethics Committee of UNESCO

Base: Jamaica

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MEET DOMINIC

DOMINIC CHRISTOPHER

MEMBER- GENERAL BUSINESS BEST PRACTICES COMMITTEE 

Chairman of the Jamaican American Youth Alliance, Founder and CEO of Bickle, Founder and CEO of Deh Abroad, Chairman of Midalta Innovation

Base: USA

MEET SHARON

SHARON BURKE

MEMBER- GENERAL BUSINESS BEST PRACTICES COMMITTEE 

President of Solid Agency Limited, one of the top artist management firms in the Caribbean with a global reach, booking festivals in South Africa, Nigeria, Ghana, UK, China, Canada and the USA. Organizer/ Producer of the Reggae Jamboree in New York, The Days Music Festival in Nigeria, the Antigua Music Festival, Shaggy & Friends Charity Series, Buju Banton Long Walk to Freedom, Pandemonium Soca Jouvert and Verzuz.

Base: Jamaica

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MEET MEREDITH

DR. MEREDITH SMART, Ph.D.

MEMBER- EDUCATION OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE 

Deputy Director of College Access Programs at New York Edge

Former: Program Coordinator at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Lecturer at Columbia University

Education: PhD. in Science Education/ Program Development and Management at Columbia University in the City of New York, Masters at New York University in Teaching and Learning of Biology

Base: USA

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MEET MICHELLE

MICHELLE-ANN TINGLIN, MSN, RN

MEMBER- HEALTHCARE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE 

Founder of Sweetwater Blossom Foundation, Organiser of the CPR Jamaica campaign and the Medical Mission objective, Partner on the Jamaica Emergency Medical Service (JEMS), Advisory board member of the Institute for Gender & Development Studies- Regional Coordinating Office (IGDS-RCO)- the University of the West Indies.

Background: emergency nursing, interventional, cardiac nursing, nursing education, and nursing administration

Education: BSc. in nursing- Rutgers University, MSc. in nursing education & a Family Nurse Practitioner post-master’s certificate- Felician University,

Base: USA

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MEET PAMELLA

DR. PAMELLA HAY HOSANG, Ed.D., RN

MEMBER- HEALTHCARE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE 

Former Professor of Community Health Nursing at Columbia University, The City University of New York (Medgar Evers College & Lehman College) and Long Island University, Former Chair of Nursing at Medgar Evers College, CUNY, Former President of the Jamaica Nurses Group of New York

Education: Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Masters of Education and Doctor of Education at Columbia University

Scholarly Interests: Curriculum Development and History

Base: USA

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