Mrs Pat Walters, CEO, The Cable, St. Kitts is an Accomplished Business Transformation Leader with over 25 years of International experience. She is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA) and was CEO/Senior Vice President of three major telecoms companies. She is a trend and pace setter, with a passion for service, challenges, transforming businesses and building High Performing Teams.
Mr Faron Lawrence is currently the President of the Chamber of Industry and Commerce SKN. Before returning from the USA to work in SKN, he was a VP in a company that specialised n the areas of commercial lending, fixed asset lending and investments. He has his own real estate development business since 2003. He has been CEO of Lawrence Associates Ltd since 2016
The International Women in Employment and Business (WEB) Conference - Windsor University School of Medicine, Cayon, St Kitts
MARCH 1 (10.30AM-12.30PM) "PARTNERING FOR SUCCESS"
SKN PANELLISTS & FACILITATORS ON THE LEADERSHIP ROUND TABLES
Dr Tamu Browne is the Founder of Innovative Education which is an online academy for Caribbean learners and Training Solutions and Coaching by Tamu, an entrepreneurial training venture. She has formerly worked in leadership positions of two Fortune 500 Companies. She is passionate about the topics of entrepreneurship, technology, productivity, and corporate culture. She has a specialism in Technology Entrepreneurship having produced a doctoral thesis on the strategies used by minority women to obtain venture capital for their technology firms.
REMARKS BY THE HONOURABLE MARCELLA LIBURD, MP AND CHAIR OF THE ST KITTS & NEVIS LABOUR PARTY.
REMARKS BY MRS CHERYLEANN PEMBERTON, PERMANENT SECRETARY FOR THE MINISTRY OF FINANCE AND PRESIDENT OF THE BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL WOMEN (BPW SKN)
Professor Claudia Bernard, GRENADA/UK
Professor Uvanney Maylor, UK/JAMAICA
Award-winning actress, radio and TV presenter, poet, writer and motivational speaker
WORKSHOP E: "INTRODUCING THE WOMANHOOD ACADEMY"
She is co-founder of the Womanhood Academy. Her work has received local and national attention in the UK as the star and mentor of BBC 3’s Peckham Finishing School for Girls. She was once nominated as Londoner of the Day which honours one of the 8.18 million people who have done something special. Huck Magazine wrote: “Luckily, the amazing work of people like….Peaches proves that if you present young people with a better way of life, they will usually choose it”. Peaches notes the influence from her strong mother who was born in St Kitts. She will also do mentoring and coaching sessions
DR TAMU BROWNE, ENTREPRENEURSHIP COACH
Professor Jeune Guishard-Pine, OBE, UK/SKN
WELCOME MESSAGE FROM HER EXCELLENCY DR THELMA PHILLIP-BROWNE: ST KITTS-NEVIS AMBASSADOR TO THE USA
Psychologist, counsellor and Business-owner
Jeune is an award-winning psychologist with an outstanding record in community development. She is a published author and has run her own consultancy business since 2001. She has been teaching, supervising and mentoring since 1981. She is also the newly appointed Director of Verve Connections
Mrs Euphemia Brice-Roberts, ST LUCIA/SKN
OFFICIAL OPENING OF THE CONFERENCE BY THE HONOURABLE HAZEL BRANDY-WILLIAMS, JUNIOR MINISTER IN THE NEVIS ISLAND ADMINISTRATION WITH RESPONSIBILITY FOR GENDER AFFAIRS
In underlining the rights relating to the aim of gender equality The United Nations (UN) states specifically with respect to women that “These rights include the right to live free from violence, slavery, and discrimination; to be educated; to own property; to vote; and to earn a fair and equal wage.”
Both individuals and organisations are invited to invest in The Women in Employment and Business (WEB) conference to take place 1st March 2019, from 9 am to 4 pm. During the Conference, participants may register for an optional 45-minute jump-start Personal & Professional coaching session to take place on 2nd March 2019. The inaugural international conference aims to highlight the aforementioned UN agenda in the Caribbean region, and is scheduled to be held at the campus of the Windsor University, Cayon, St Kitts,
The theme for the Conference is “Resilience and Readiness in a Global Environment”. The core idea for the WEB conference is that Education and Empowerment in employment and business are inextricably linked. The speakers are from an international community of prominent, female business women and traditional educators each having contemporary global educational strategies as well as inspirational personal stories of success and resilience. It will provide a platform for young and mature women to network and to be exposed to new insights and knowledge for their personal and professional growth and development, and ultimately their professional growth and development of their respective organisations and nation as a whole.
The programme highlights include:
Professional development workshops
Limited number of Jump-start Personal & Professional Coaching Sessions – One-on-One or Group
$250 USD FULL DAY INC LUNCH & COACHING : $145USD HALF DAY EXC LUNCH & COACHING
REGISTER NOW!!! VIA EMAIL ONLY: email@example.com OR firstname.lastname@example.org
Professor of Social Work & Head of Postgraduate Research
WORKSHOP C: BUILDING PROFESSIONAL CAPACITY THROUGH STRONGER FAMILIES
She has extensive knowledge on how women workers can mobilise and strengthen their families, enabling them to excel in the workplace. In particular, the workshop will provide a safe space for participants to discuss how gender relations influence progress in the labour market and a positive work-life balance. She will also do mentoring and coaching sessions
FOR SUCCESS IN WORK-LIFE BALANCE:
INGRID CHARLES-GUMBS & HON HENSLEY DANIEL
Mrs Charles-Gumbs is a committed supporter of gender equality worldwide. A former Director of Gender affairs, she is now one of the regions most knowledgeable expert in the matter of gender equality.
The Honourable Hensley E Daniel is Former Deputy Premier/Minister of Health and Social Services, Culture, Trade, & Industry for the Nevis Island Administration. He has 40 years of high impact experience in teaching, consulting, mentoring, and advanced research and is a successful public policy consultant
Founder and Director of Amazing Women Global
WORKSHOP A: TAPPING IN TO YOUR EXCELLENCE
Trainer, career coach and motivational speaker. Her mission is to support the growing awakening and empowerment of Amazing Women from all over the world, creating change-makers to step into their power and make the world a better place for the next generation. She is the winner of REEBA Business Women of the Year, 2016. Her workshop will focus on how women can develop self-confidence to be amazing as an employee or in their own businesses. She will also do mentoring and coaching sessions
Sheryll 'Peaches' Cadogan, UK/SKN
Performance consultant, community activist and business owner
She is passionate about our individual fulfilment of excellence and personal growth. She sees herself as a catalyst for facilitating transformation in individuals and organisations. She has a natural gift of facilitating, motivating and organising has been honed through her multi-disciplinary education, training and diverse work experience. She has had over thirty (30) years at the management level has been the head of Brice Roberts Business Consulting Services (BRBC) since 1995.
Professor Laura Serrant, OBE, DOMINICA/UK
GOODWILL MESSAGE FROM MS RACHEL MAIA,
CEO LACOSTE, BRAZIL (TBC)
MARCH 1 (9AM) OPENING CEREMONY
Psychologist and Business-owner
She is an award-winning psychologist who has worked in both the UK and Africa. A published author and an honorary lecturer, she has invaluable experience in providing guidance and coaching to women who feel insecure about developing their careers. She is Director of Affinity Psychology.
FOR SUCCESS IN BUSINESS:
MRS PAT WALTERS & MR FARON LAWRENCE
Roz Thornton, UK
Professor of Nursing in Health and Social Care Research
WORKSHOP B: HEART-BASED LEADERSHIP
She is a mentor, consultant and leadership coach. Her work in healthcare has taken her all over the world including across Europe, Brazil, Canada, USA and The Caribbean. She has been linked to women who have navigated their way in to key leadership positions in government and other national institutions. She will also do mentoring and coaching sessions
Dr Naomi Watson JAMAICA/UK
Dr Gail Coleman-Olawubusola, UK/JAMAICA
MARCH 2 (9AM-12PM) THE ADDITIONAL COACHES
Professor of Education
WORKSHOP D: STRATEGIES TO SUCCEED IN HIGHER EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT
Her work includes studies of schools, further and higher education, and initial teacher education. She has done ground-breaking work on how black women can overcome obstacles to accessing university. The workshop explores whether the strategies needed to be successful in higher education are different for young men and women and identifies proven strategies for success. The workshop will support participants to share their perspectives about higher education and their academic or professional employment goals. She will also do mentoring and coaching sessions
Lecturer in Nursing
She is an expert in looking at how to bring out the best in female staff. She has immeasurable experience as a mentor spanning over 30 years. She has been working with the specialist Open University for part-time access to Higher Education for over 20 years
MARCH 1 (1.30PM) WORKSHOP LEADERS