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       March 8 2020

UWI Regional Headquarters, Kingston, Jamaica

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1(876) 908-3555

1(905) 487-7320

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Our Speakers

The Women In Law Jamaica Conference sessions will be lead and addressed by speakers who are leaders in their field. It will also feature men speakers who have been allies and can share their role and experiences in the advancement of women in the workplace. The discussions will be rich and dynamic, enabling you to reframe how you see yourself and re-image what you project to others.

Doreen Frankson

Doreen Frankson

A renowned advocate for Jamaica’s manufacturing sector and the only woman to represent the JMA in the capacity as president; Ms. Doreen Frankson is admired as one of Jamaica’s most influential entrepreneurs.

Ms. Frankson is the co-founder and Managing Director of EdgeChem Jamaica Limited and is also the co-founder of Stienhol Chemicals Limited and Quality Chemicals Limited. She is a graduate of the Harvard Business School and has earned numerous awards for her unequalled contribution to the advancement of industrial production, including the Order in the Rank of Commander (C.D.).

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Earl Jarrett

Honourable Earl Jarrett, OJ, CD, JP

Honourable Earl Jarrett, Chief Executive Officer of The Jamaica National Group, is a member of the Board of all the local and overseas companies of the Group. He is Chairman of the Jamaica Automobile Association, as well as Chairman of the Jamaica Cancer Society, Jamaican Diaspora Foundation and Mona Geoinformatics Institute. He serves on the boards of several external organisations, including the Inter-American Dialogue.

A Chartered Accountant and graduate of The University of the West Indies, Mr Jarrett has received numerous awards for his contributions to business and national development, including the Order of Jamaica (OJ), for his exceptional contribution to the banking and financial sectors, public service and volunteerism.

excellency lady allen

Her Excellency the Most Honourable Lady Allen

Her Excellency the Most Honourable Lady Allen has been involved in Education and Nursing for over 30 years. After gaining a teaching Diploma from the Moneague Teachers’ College, she taught for 18 years at various institutions in St Catherine and St Mary, specializing in Home Economics.

Lady Allen began nursing training at the Northern Caribbean University’s (NCU) Nursing Department while serving as the Institution’s Dean of Women. She migrated to the United States with her family and completed the Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing at the Andrews University, Berrien Spring, Michigan. She was inducted into the International Nurse’s Honours Society Sigma Theta Tau.

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Marcia Woon Choy

Marcia Woon Choy, B.Sc. MBA

Marcia is the CEO and founder of MWC Associates Ltd., a consulting and training company that she founded in 2007. In 2010 she became the owner of the first franchise in Jamaica of ActionCOACH, the World's Number One Business and Executive Coaching Firm headquartered in Las Vegas with franchises in over 80 countries globally.

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Michelle Chong

Michelle Chong

Michelle serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Honey Bun (1982) Limited, the first HACCP certified bakery in Jamaica. She is also Co-President of the Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters Association (JMEA).

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Novelette Grant

Novelette Grant- OD JP, MA, MSc, BSc

Novelette separated from the Jamaica Constabulary Force August 2018, after serving for over 36 years. She left at the substantive rank of Deputy Commissioner of Police and had the privilege of serving as Commissioner of Police (Acting) from January to April 2017. She has extensive professional and academic training.

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Paula V. Llewellyn

Paula V. Llewellyn, QC, Director of Public Prosecutions

Paula is the Director of Public Prosecutions of Jamaica. She was appointed in March 2008 and became the first female Director of Public Prosecutions to be appointed in Jamaica. Prior to being appointed Director, Paula served as Acting Director of Public Prosecutions in May 1999 and July – August 2005. In 2008, she was appointed a one of Her Majesty’s Queen’s Counsel and conferred with the Order of Distinction in the Rank of Commander (CD).

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Stacey Hines

Stacey Hines

Stacey Hines is a Transformation Strategist & #TechBoss aka #balancedboss working with a multi-million dollar investment company. Her portfolio consists of 5 companies, including a foundation for at-risk youth: The Multicare Youth Foundation (MYF) where she supports them in strategic planning, technology development and mentorship training. She is the Chairman of two high impact companies that began as startups – Lifespan Spring Water and DRT Communications; both led by female founder CEOs. She is also the Director of a Tech Innovation startup, Innovate 10X where her focus is on supporting the expansion of global innovation across the region. She has created multiple transformation strategy programs that have allowed individuals, entrepreneurs, and corporate professionals to achieve their ultimate goals and the mindset to manage the challenges that may occur on the journey.

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Zoe M. Simpson

Zoe M. Simpson, Ed.D.

Zoe is a lifelong learner who believes that education is a reliable vehicle that transports individuals out of poverty.

Her post-secondary educational journey would have seen her completing studies in:
• Teacher Education, at Shortwood Teachers College
• Theology, at Jamaica Theological Seminary
• Management Studies, at Jamaica Institute of Management
• Psychology, at Caribbean Graduate School of Theology
• Education, at the University of Sheffield, England

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Thank you for your interest. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

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