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  • 2016-04-25

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    CMP039 - Thank those who tell you No...with Renee Cummings - Criminologist and Criminal Justice Consultant

    Tags: female criminology trinidad social consultant

    Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor has mastered several very distinctive careers. Her career began in the media industry, where she moved from a newspaper reporter to a broadcast journalist and then to create history as the Caribbean’s first female television sportscaster. She is also the only broadcaster to host the country’s top three network television morning shows. Today she is the Executive Director of the Caribbean Anti-Violence Institute (CAVI) and the Renaissance Juvenile Justice Assessment Centre (RJJAC). She has emerged as a powerful voice as she advocates for a best practice criminal justice policy, in particular for child protection, justice for children, gender-responsive interventions for girls, and a trauma-informed criminal justice system. She holds a triple bachelor’s degree, special honors and magna cum laude, in politics, philosophy and media studies with a minor in creative writing. She also holds a Master’s of Science in Education and Rehabilitation Counseling, a Master’s of Arts in Criminal Justice and a Master’s of Arts Certificate in Terrorism Studies. She was honored at City Hall in New York City with a Proclamation from the City of New York for her outstanding contribution to New York’s Caribbean community and by various other international and local organizations. Ladies and Gentlemen…Caribbean Nation…let’s meet Ms. Renee Cummings


  • 2016-02-29

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    CMP032 - BONUS Episode!!! - Steps to take during a Recession with Jason Julien - Chartered Financial Analyst

    Tags: bonus episode

    Those of us, who are familiar with the show, know that we normally go through the career life of our Mentor and extract some principles as they recap their journey. Today; seeing that it’s the day that makes this year a Leap Year. I decided that we would deviate from our normal program and have a Bonus Episode where we would be discussing a specific topic. And that topic is Recession. A lot of countries in the world are facing some really difficult economic times. And the conversation surrounding a recession is abuzz in my country Trinidad and Tobago seeing that the prices of energy products globally have plummeted. So today we are going to add our voice to the conversation and get some practical advice that we can implement whether you are home here in the Caribbean region or tuning in from an international location. And to join me for this Bonus episode is none other than Mr. Jason Julien.


  • 2016-05-09

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    CMP041 - Standing upon the shoulders of Giants with Catherine Kumar - CEO of the Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Industry and Commerce.

    Tags: female business trinidad non-profit corporate

    Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor is a high achiever. She has held several senior leadership positions throughout her career such as President & Country Head of RBTT Bank Limited and Inspector of Financial Institutions at the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago. She also served as the first female President of the American Chamber of Commerce of Trinidad and Tobago and the Bankers’ Association of Trinidad and Tobago, and she also chaired the Caribbean Group of Banking Supervisors. She has served the country as a director on several State Boards and as a representative on other National committees and was inducted into the Hall of Excellence at St. Joseph’s Convent P.O.S, in recognition of her outstanding achievements in business. In 2014 she was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Laws (LLD) Currently she is the Chief Executive Officer and the Secretary to the Board at the Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Industry and Commerce – a position she took up in January 2010. She holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons.) in Management Studies, and is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. Ladies and gentlemen…let’s meet Ms. Catherine Kumar.


  • 2016-07-25

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    CMP049 - Own ONE Thing featuring; Dennis Ramdeen - Founder and Managing Director of Pepper Advertising

    Tags: male trinidad marketing advertising entrepreneur

    Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor is an expert Marketer. He has spent the past 30 years developing his craft. His career has seen him hold senior marketing positions in companies like National Brewing Company (Stag and Heineken), Coca Cola, Carib Brewery, First Citizens, Pizza Hut, KFC and McCann Erickson Today he is the Managing Director of Pepper Advertising a company he launched in 2005. Ladies and gentlemen…Mr. Dennis Ramdeen.


  • 2016-05-02

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    CMP040 - Create your own path with Lisa Wickham - President and CEO of Imagine Media International Ltd

    Tags: female film media trinidad tv producer entrepreneur

    Our special guest and Caribbean mentor has a winning personality which she has used to build a successful career in film and media. Appearing on television since the age of six (6), she successfully made the transition from children’s television to adult contemporary television, creating, hosting, producing and directing a series of successful television productions including a daily morning prime time television show on national television in Trinidad and Tobago and the popular E-Zone entertainment TV Magazine show which has been syndicated throughout the Caribbean and in the US on BET J. In 2007 and 2008, she was the Artistic Director and Producer (for both stage and television) of the highly acclaimed Annual COTT Music Awards, including the COTT Foundation Awards Dinner. In 2009, she was also the Producer-Trinidad for the UNICEF-MTV HIV/AIDS awareness film Tribes shot in Trinidad. She followed this up in 2010, as the Associate Director for the Best of Caribbean Tales Film Festival, Symposium and Film Market in Barbados. She is the holder of a Bachelors (Hons.) from the University of the West Indies and an MBA (Distinction) from Warwick University, UK. She is the founder of Imagine Media International Limited, a multi-media production, event management & PR entity, based in Trinidad and Tobago. She is also the founder-publisher of E-Zone the Mag! and the Caribbean Film and Media Academy. Ladies and gentlemen…let’s meet Ms. Lisa Wickham


  • 2016-06-27

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    CMP046 - Motives that Drive Action; featuring Gillian Wall - Founder, Chairman and Group CEO of IBB Global

    Tags: female trinidad consultant entrepreneur

    Our special guest and Caribbean mentor is determined to fulfill a single lifelong dream…to change the World. She has over 20 years’ experience in various aspects of business; at the strategic and operational levels. She is a licensee and certified facilitator for Leadership Management International (LMI) and the Service Quality Institute (SQI). She is also considered to be a renowned motivational speaker. Today she is the founder, Chairman and Group CEO of IBB Global, a company she incorporated in 1998; the co-founder and chairperson of the NGO, Powerful Ladies of Trinidad and Tobago (P.L.O.T.T) and also an Ambassador for peace with the Universal Peace Federation and advisory body to the UN. Ladies and gentlemen…let’s meet Ms. Gillian Wall


  • 2017-01-23

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    CMP065 - Whatever you're doing, Make a Positive Difference; featuring Dr. Terrence Farrell - Economist, Author and Certified Mediator

    Tags: male trinidad economics finance corporate

    Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor is a mammoth figure when it comes to economics and finance in Trinidad and Tobago. He has devoted his knowledge, intellect and time to shaping policy initiatives which help rescue or transform the Trinidad and Tobago economy. He now works in the areas of economics, strategy consulting and business development and legal advice and mediation. He is an Economist, Lawyer, Certified Mediator, Published Author and serves as director on various Boards in the private, public and NGO sector.

    Ladies and gentlemen…Dr. Terrence Farrell


  • 2016-07-04

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    CMP047 - An Indomitable WILL; featuring Indera Sagewan-Alli - Executive Director; Caribbean Centre for Competitiveness.

    Tags: female trinidad economist corporate

    Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor has become a well-known development economist through-out the region. Her fields of expertise are in areas like; Global value chain and Innovation, Public Policy Analysis and Privatization and Private Sector Development…just to name a few. She is the holder of a Bachelors and Masters’ degree in Economics and has used her skills and training to contribute to various organizations both in the private and public sector. As a former Member of Parliament (Trinidad and Tobago) and Director on various State Boards her opinion is often sort by the media concerning a cross-section of public matters. Today she is the Executive Director of the Caribbean Centre for Competitiveness at the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine. Ladies and Gentlemen…let’s meet Mrs. Indera Sagewan-Alli


  • 2016-05-23

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    CMP042 - Don't get Mad get Strategic with Dr. Keith Nurse - Academic Entrepreneur; Trade and Innovation Policy Analyst

    Tags: male trinidad academia international relations

    Our special guest and Caribbean mentor is an academic entrepreneur and trade and innovation policy analyst. Throughout his career he has used his skills and training in international relations, economic development and creative entrepreneurship to promote the interests of various organizations at home where he is an expert member of the Economic Development Advisory Board of Trinidad and Tobago; regionally, where he is the Chair of Caribbean Tales Worldwide Distribution and former Executive Director of the UWI Consulting Inc. at the University of the West Indies, Jamaica; and internationally where he serves as an expert and member of the executive bureau for the UN Committee for Development Policy that reports to ECOSOC. He has also served on advisory boards for organizations like the UNESCO, WTO, OECD, ACP, OAS, Tallinn University, Estonia and the Carnegie Council for International Affairs and Ethics. At present he is a Senior Fellow at the Sir Arthur Lewis Institute for Social and Economic Studies, UWI, Cave Hill, Barbados and the World Trade Organization Chair at The University of the West Indies. Ladies and gentlemen let’s meet Dr. Keith Nurse


  • 2017-07-10

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    CMP095 - Develop Your Social Skills; featuring Allyson West - Tax Expert, Senator and Minister in the Ministry of Finance

    Tags: female trinidad tax finance lawyer accounting

    Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor has successfully built a career where she is now considered one of the leading Tax experts in Trinidad and Tobago. She is a senior member of the Law Association of T&T and has been an integral part of many multi-disciplinary teams engaged in structuring and advising on various financing transactions, corporate restructurings and tax planning projects. She was the Territory Tax Leader for PwC but now hold the position of Senator and Minister in the Ministry of Finance.

    Ladies and gentlemen…Ms. Allyson West