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CMP022 - Write the chapters of your life by following your Heart with Sunity Maharaj - MD of the Lloyd Best Institue of the West Indies
Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor has dedicated her life to journalism. She was introduced to the field as a young lady and never looked back. Her journey has seen her hold positions like Editor-in-Chief of the Trinidad Express, News Director of TV6 and Group Executive for Editorial & Content Development at One Caribbean Media. Today she is the Managing Director of the Lloyd Best Institute of the West Indies (LBIWI); an organization started by her late great husband. She is also editor of The Trinidad and Tobago Review, a media consultant, journalism lecturer, head of her own multi-media production company and a columnist with the Sunday Express. Ladies and Gentlemen…Caribbean Nation…Let’s meet Ms. Sunity Maharaj.
Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor a media tycoon. He has had an exceptional career which spans over six decades where he has left his mark on the media and other industries throughout the Caribbean. While most individuals would have been satisfied with a career similar to what he built in media he was not and went on to found / co-found and lead other organizations. A few of his past roles include; Chairman – British West Indian Airways (BWIA) now called Caribbean Airlines; Chairman – Caribbean Communications Network; Chairman – Neal and Massy Holdings; Chairman – First Citizens Bank; Chairman – Economic Development Board; President – West Indies Cricket Board; Founding Chairman of MIPED, a BP funded Development programme for Mayaro; Founder of Great Race to Tobago; Chairman of the Integrity Commission; The Honorable Minister of Industry Enterprise and Tourism (1986 – 1990). He was inducted in the Hall of Fame of the Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Industry and Commerce and the Caribbean Broadcasting Union. Additionally, in 2007 he was awarded the Chaconia National Award (Gold). There is no one more deserving of praise in the story of the development of the Caribbean media in the last 60 years. Ladies and Gentlemen…Caribbean Nation…Let’s meet Mr. Kenneth Gordon
CMP009 - Be your own Boss with Louis Lee Sing - Entrepreneur and Former Mayor of Port of Spain, Trinidad
Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor is a patriot and a media magnate. He has held various positions of leadership in the private sector and at the state level. He also found the time to build various successful businesses throughout his career. He loves challenges and he tackles them radically and has always been vocal about his ideas and views concerning national issues. He is the • Executive Chairman of Citadel Limited Group of Companies • Former Chairman of the National Lotteries Control Board • Former Managing Director of the International Communications Network • And the immediate past Mayor of the Capital of Trinidad and Tobago…the city of Port of Spain. Ladies and Gentlemen…Caribbean Nation…Let’s meet Mr. Louis Lee Sing
Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor has a very distinctive voice. Over the past 25 years, his voice has informed us of the news and current events locally, regionally and internationally. Being the co-host of the leading morning radio talk show his voice has and continues to inspire national conversation and guide public opinion. His professionalism and straightforwardness has led him to represent various charitable organizations, sit on various company boards and even in the recent past become the President of his profession’s association…the Media Association of Trinidad and Tobago. He loves journalism and getting the real backstory of an incident. Ladies and gentlemen…Caribbean Nation…let’s meet Mr. Dale Enoch
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.
CMP035 - A Single act of Kindness with Hetty Sarjeant - Population and Sexual & Reproductive Health Consultant
Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor has dedicated the past 30 years of her life to becoming an experienced and award winning leader in the area of Population and Reproductive Health. She has held senior positions and worked with some of the top organizations in the field like, The United Nations Population Fund; Family Planning Association of Trinidad and Tobago and the International Planned Parenthood Federation. Today she is one of the leading consultants in Population and Sexual & Reproductive Health. She is a registered nurse, a certified midwife, qualified in the areas of Family Planning Administration, Fertility Management and Educational Media. She is an ALTA trained tutor and functions as a Reading Circle Guide for adults who are learning to read. She also holds an EMBA from the Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business and she serves as a mentor to incoming MBA students. Ladies and gentlemen…let’s meet Ms. Hetty Sarjeant
CMP039 - Thank those who tell you No...with Renee Cummings - Criminologist and Criminal Justice 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
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
CMP065 - Whatever you're doing, Make a Positive Difference; featuring Dr. Terrence Farrell - Economist, Author and Certified Mediator
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
CMP047 - An Indomitable WILL; featuring Indera Sagewan-Alli - Executive Director; Caribbean Centre for Competitiveness.
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