CMP030 - Carve your Niche; Distinguish Yourself with Dr. Marlene Attzs - Lecturer and Socio-Economic Consultant


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image Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor has built an exceptional career researching the area of economics and sustainable development. She has worked on various pioneering research projects in the region like; • The Impact of Climate Change for CARICOM countries • The Economic Feasibility of Solar Lighting in Trinidad and Tobago • The Disaster Risk assessment Profile of Barbados • Sustainable Tourism Development in Tobago Her work has also produced numerous academic reports and other publications which she authored and co-authored like; • The implications of the Global financial Crisis for Gender Mainstreaming in Climate Change Adaptation. • The Economics of an Integrated Approach to Environmental Management in Small Island Developing States. She was selected to make two presentations at the 2015 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting held in Malta. Ladies and Gentlemen…Caribbean Nation…let’s meet Dr. Marlene Attzs.

Show Notes

Dr. Attzs's History

  • Grew up in San Fernando (Trinidad)
  • Primary School - St. Gabriel's Girls RC
  • Secondary School - St. Joseph Convent (San Fernando)


Motivational Advice

  • Use your skills to help someone as you pass along.


Failure / Disappointment

  • Listen as Dr. Attzs speaks about feeling hurt but getting back up and making it to the next stage.


Professional Career Highlights

  • Listen as Dr. Attzs speaks about being a Socio-Economist 


Dr. Attzs's Super Over Answers

  • Listen to the great answers for practical advice on how to build your career.