Tag: Jamaica

Jamaica’s Journey to Gender Equity EasyPoli

I was recruited as a Gender Advisor in Jamaica beginning in January 2016. For the past five years, I have been providing advisory and technical contributions and guidance in the area of gender equality to organisations in Africa, Europe and North America. Despite the fact that Jamaica has the highest proportion of women managers (60%) globally, there is a long way to go before the country achieves...

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Inspiring Hundreds of Young Entrepreneurs in Jamaica EasyPoli

“The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.” KINGSTON – On Saturday, January 21, 2017 the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce (JCC) hosted their first entrepreneur conference, ‘Young Entrepreneur: Own Your Future’. The conference was held at the Courtleigh Auditorium...

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Meeting with Jamaica Prime Minister at Jamaica House EasyPoli

It was such an honour! I met the Prime Minister of Jamaica, the honourable Andrew Holness, who greatly welcomed my new initiative “Young Entrepreneur: Own Your Future” in partnership with the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce (JCC). I have worked in various countries around the world and youth unemployment is one the biggest barriers to development. There are millions of youth in the world eager to...

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The beauty of downtown Kingston Uncategorized

The theatre of violence. Downtown Kingston makes the headlines on many occasions. The neighbourhood is sadly best known for being the theatre of violence, a place plagued with many socio-economic issues that have led to the near abandon of the area. Once a thriving neighbourhood, the demise of downtown Kingston is the result of political corruption and criminal activity. This led to corporate abandon, reinforcing...

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EasyPoli at UNDP 50 years anniversary – Jamaica EasyPoli

I was pleased to receive an invitation from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to attend their cocktails in celebration of 50 years of service in Jamaica. The mood was relaxed as we mingled end enjoyed pleasant music in company of key actors of development across the island. UNDP resident representative, Bruno Pouezat, spoke about Jamaica and the development agency shared hope, passion, responsibilities and...

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