Presenting The 30 UNDER 30 Caribbean American Changemakers

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Now in its fourth year, the Ignite Caribbean 30 Under 30 Changemakers announce the winners for 2019. The Ignite Caribbean 30 Under 30 Changemakers Awards are presented for leadership accomplishments in the USA and honorees can be from any CARICOM member country. They can be from any sector or endeavor — Academic, Entrepreneur, Activist or Community Leader — who has been working for more than 3 years on an Agenda to promote the wellbeing of the Caribbean Society in the United States or in the Caribbean Region. They could also be a Student Leader, e.g. a member of a Caribbean Student Association whose work has contributed to making a measurable difference on a University/College Campus in the USA or Caribbean.This year, Tower Isles returns as the lead sponsor of the event. The Office of the Executive Director for the Caribbean at the Inter-American Development Bank will once again serve as Honorary Chair. South Florida Caribbean Media will serve as Media Partner.Since 1983, the Institute of Caribbean Studies (ICS) has been on the forefront bringing attention to the issues of critical importance to the Caribbean American community.

30 under 30 Caribbean American Change Makers

Hamza Ali – Founder of AgriNation
Nordene Bartley – Special Event Director at Partnership Against Domestic Violence
Dider Barjon – Legislative Assistant, Senator Gary Peters
Khadijah Bishop – Co-Founder of the Student and Professional Organization of Trinidad and Tobago
Rachel Brown – Executive Director of Every Mikkle Foundation
Brittani-Ann Campbell – Youth VP of Global Projects at Girls Right of Way
Franchesca Chaney – Founder of Sol Sips
Gabrielle Daway – Director of External Affairs for SOCA at Temple U
Miranda Rey Deebrah – Director of the 5th annual summer production of YKR
Denique Dennis – Highest Ranking Senior and Social Work Top Scholar – Defiance CollegePatricee Douglas – Technical Asst the Minister of Public Health of Guyana/Founder of SRHR Adventures
Keenan Falconer – Founder and President of the Young Economists Society (YES)
Danusia Francis – World Champion Gymnast
Amanda Fraser – Founder of Acts of Grace
Jameela Hollingsworth – Founder of the HR Boss
Zara Khan – Founder of Rafieya’s International Vision & Hope
Tawana Johnson – Founder of Twistie On The Go
Monique Lynch – Founder of Chosen Stars Foundation
Arielle Melville – Founder of Hello Carnival
Chelsea Miller – Co-founder of Women Everywhere BelieveTishauna Mullings – Founder of St Thomas Advocates for Positive Change Youth and Development
Brittany Murphy – CCO for Jamicans.com & CEO of HADA Digital
Kurba-Marie Questelles – Regional Training and Development Coordinator of the Commonwealth Youth Peace Ambassadors Network
Camir Ricketts – Computational Biology and Medicine PhD Candidate
Olatunde Sam – Founder of AUC Vybz
Shazam Somwar – Youth Leader for Human Rights International Guyana
Kyra Stephenson-Valley – Commissioner, DC Mayor’s Advisory Board on Caribbean Community Affairs
Robert Taylor Jr. – Creator of Queeribbean.com
Shemeon Williams – Founder of Luvo Cinematography
Georgiana Wright – IC CAE Scholar| CS @ AAMU | ’18 Google Generation Scholar

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