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CMP017 - Save; Invest and be True to yourself with Mariano Browne - Managing Director of Browne & Company Ltd
Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor has built an exceptional career in the area of Finance. He is a graduate of the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus, with a degree in Economics; a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK), and he also holds an MBA in Finance from the University of Wales/ Manchester Business School. He has over 25 years experience in finance and banking. He was Chief Executive Officer of the Bank of Butterfield, Barbados. He has served as president of both the Barbados Bankers Association and the Barbados Institute of Banking and Finance. With a special love of sport, our mentor was a Deputy Chairman of the Barbados National Sports Council. He has published and presented several papers on banking and finance, including a presentation on "Managing Banking Crisis" to the World Congress of Accounts held in Paris in October 1997. He has been involved not only in the planning and start-up of new financial institutions but has also been involved in several turnaround situations in the finance industry. In December of 2007, he was appointed Minister in the Ministry of Finance and in March 2009 he was appointed Minister of Trade and Industry in addition to his previous portfolio. Ladies and gentlemen…Let’s meet Mr. Mariano Browne.
CMP018 - What 40 years in Sports Administration teaches you with Hannibal Najjar - Sport Coach and Management Consultant
Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor has embraced his mission to encourage and empower young people to face the challenges of the modern world. And he does this mainly through sport; particularly football or soccer as it is also called. He has six degrees which includes four Masters and is currently working on his Doctorate. He has over 40 years’ experience in Sport Administration and Coaching. He has received Awards of Recognition from T&T, Canada, and the U.S. for his many contributions to sports, culture, and youth development. Under his direction many student-athletes have gone on to play at the highest levels around the world and have also become role-models off the field in their roles as husbands, fathers, and community members. Among his many coaching assignments, he has been in charge of Youth and Senior National Teams of which his last was as Technical Director/Head Men’s Soccer Coach at the Trinidad & Tobago Football Federation. He is a proud husband of 35 years, a devout father of four and grandfather of five. He firmly believes in spending time with the elderly for counsel whom he calls, “the fountain of wisdom”. Ladies and gentlemen…Caribbean nation…Let’s meet Mr. Hannibal Najjar
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
CMP044 - A tree with Strong Roots; featuring Neysha Soodeen - Founder and Executive Chair of Toute Bagai Publishing
Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor is a well-known personality throughout the Caribbean. She has hosted numerous travel shows on The Travel Chanel, Caribbean Passport and other television productions promoting the islands and all that they have to offer. After having a life changing event at age 24 she spent her down-time reevaluating her goals. With her new lease on life she decided to pursue her dreams of promoting the Caribbean and removing the perception of the region being second-rate. Today she is the Founder and Executive Chair of the Caribbean's top magazine publishing house Toute Bagai Publishing, producing a number of internationally awarded periodicals such as MACO Caribbean Living, MACO Destinations, MACO Sourcebook and MACO Caribbean Homes. She has been awarded for her contribution to promoting the Caribbean receiving the Marcella Martinez award in 2014 in New York City. She a wife, a mother and is determined to live life to the fullest. Ladies and gentlemen…let’s meet Ms. Neysha Soodeen.
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