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Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor is a self-confessed “Caribbean Woman” who is committed to making a positive impact wherever her life’s journey takes her. After leaving high school she pursued law and became a practicing attorney. However her undying love and passion for creativity and the creative industry caused her to specialize in Copyright and Entertainment Law and to also pursue a Masters in Intellectual Property, Commerce and IT. In 2003 she became CEO of the Copyright Organisation of Trinidad and Tobago (COTT), a position she held for seven years during which she made her mark as a capable and focused leader with COTT’s achievement of recording breaking royalty collections and distributions in 2007 and 2008. She also pioneered the introduction of digital tracking of music on radio which greatly enhanced the operations of the company. Her next challenge where she was also determined to make a positive impact came when she was appointed as the Chairman of the National Carnival Commission of Trinidad and Tobago. During her two-year term the NCC’s expenditure decreased by 30%. Today she is the Founder and CEO of Media InSite, a company which she started in 2011. Ladies and gentlemen…Caribbean Nation…let’s meet Ms. Allison Demas.
CMP027 - How to Manage your Valley experiences with Sharon Christopher - Deputy CEO - Operations and Administration at First Citizens Bank
Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor is a trail blazer. And she has blazed a trail in the male dominated world of Corporate Finance. Her career began as a lawyer but throughout her journey she has acquired numerous skills and expertise. Today she is the Deputy CEO of Operations and Administration at First Citizens Bank. Her experience and training is wide-ranging covering areas such as banking and finance, corporate governance, banking operations, information technology, marketing, corporate security, corporate communications and human resource management. She is a holder of a Bachelor of Laws Degree from the University of the West Indies and the holder of a Master of Laws Degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science. She also holds a Legal Education Certificate from the Hugh Wooding Law School from which she graduated as the most outstanding student. She has been serving at the executive management levels since 1986. She has chaired two Boards, one in the Energy sector and one in the Arts and Entertainment Industry. Throughout her career she has been a Director on 25 Boards and currently sits on the Boards of publicly listed companies in St Lucia and Barbados and on various Boards with in Trinidad and Tobago. She has delivered several presentations at local and regional conferences and has also published articles within her areas of expertise. She is a mother, an author and an advocate for women. Ladies and gentlemen…Caribbean Nation…let’s meet Ms. Sharon Christopher.
CMP040 - Create your own path with Lisa Wickham - President and CEO of Imagine Media International Ltd
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
Our special guest and emerging mentors is an Entertainment and Sports Lawyer who runs a boutique Entertainment and Sports Law practice in Trinidad and Tobago. Her firm focuses solely on providing Intellectual Property, Copyright, Trademark and Business law advice to clients in the entertainment, sports and corporate sectors in Trinidad and Tobago and across the Caribbean.
Ladies and gentlemen…Ms. Carla Parris