Implementing Agency: Right Angle Imaging (RAI) Inc. a full-service Marketing Agency doing business since 1999. RAI has become a reputable name in the provision of marketing, public communication and public education services to public, private sector and not-for-profit agencies, within St. Lucia and the wider Caribbean since that time.
Barbara Jacobs Small – Communication Specialist assigned to Dominica, Grenada and St Vincent and the Grenadines
Barbara Jacobs Small, Saint Lucia-based Barbara Jacobs-Small, Managing Director, Right Angle Imaging (RAI) Inc., has a passion for strategic communication in the context of development planning. She brings to the table a mix of skills, knowledge and hands-on experience that demonstrate her proficiency in communication planning, development support communication, marketing planning, communication training media and campaign execution. Barbara recently completed a Master of Arts degree in Communication, Media & Public Relations with the University of Leicester, London. She also holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Mass Communications from the University Of The West Indies, a Professional Certificate in Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing in London and is also an Accredited Business Communicator (ABC) with the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) with which she is a regular member. Barbara’s involvement in communication and media spans 30 years. She is a reputable award-winning media, communications and Public Relations specialist, whose experience in broadcast journalism spans some fifteen years at middle and senior management between 1984 – 1990 and 1995 – 1999; and in PR from 1999 to the present in the capacities of media and communication producer and trainer, corporate communication advisor, social marketer, publisher and C4D trainer.
Project Lead Expert, Gillian Scott – Communication Specialist, assigned to Belize & Jamaica
Gillian Scott, based in Jamaica is a Social Marketing and Development Communications practitioner with a passion for communications analysis and strategic planning. She has extensive experience in behaviour change communication strategies, Advocacy – including networking, partnership building, and mobilization; PR, events planning, social media marketing and word press website customization. Gillian Scott holds the MA Communication for Social and Behaviour Change with Distinction from the University of the West Indies, Mona Campus. As a Behaviour Change professional she has been trained to research, conceptualize, implement and evaluate strategic communications programmes designed to shift attitudes, behaviour and social norms. she has earned the communication profession’s most sought-after professional designation – Accredited Business Communicator (ABC) – becoming one of the first three in the Caribbean region. Ms. Scott also holds a Certificate in Project Management and Implementation. She has worked extensively at the regional level as project officer in the CARICOM Secretariat, consultant to a public education project for the Caribbean Court of Justice and at the UNFPA regional Office as Advocacy and Social Mobilization Adviser where she developed and implemented the regional advocacy strategy covering a programme jurisdiction of 20 countries in the English and Dutch speaking Caribbean. She has also done extensive work in community based social marketing programmes in support of community safety and security, employing motivational marketing and change agent approaches. Some of the initiatives conceptualized by Ms Scott still resonate, including a team of reformed gang members in Jamaica, a regional summit of young people in pursuit of adolescent reproductive health and a roaming community based peace activity.
Carolyn Walcott – Communication Specialist assigned to Guyana
Carolyn Walcott is an experienced and qualified communication and development specialist with strong research and analytical skills and experience in print, broadcast and new media education, curriculum development and training at the university, corporate and community levels.Carolyn Walcott is the recipient of a MA in International Affairs with a Specialisation in Communication and Development Studies from Ohio University. She also holds both a Post Graduate Diploma in International Studies and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Communications from the University of Guyana.Carolyn is currently a Lecturer and Director of the University of Guyana’s Centre for Communication Studies. She has acted in the role of lecturer for over six years and has enhanced the intellect of students in the areas of Broadcast Journalism in both Radio and Television, Advanced Broadcast Journalism in both Radio and Television and in Integrated Marketing Communications. Her tenure with the University also included serving as the Acting Director; acting as Faculty Representative on the Academic Board and External Project Assistant and Communications Trainer.
Jacqueline Emannuel Flood, Trade Specialist
Jacqueline Emmanuel-Flood: Emmanuel-Flood’s specialisms include Private Sector Development, Project Management, International Trade promotion, Export Development, Strategic Planning, Project Analysis, Business and Entrepreneurship Development and Finance. She holds a Bachelors Degree in Economics from the University of the West Indies, and a Masters Degree in Project Analysis, Finance and Investment from the University of York, United Kingdom.General Professional Experience: Jacqueline Emmanuel-Flood is currently both an independent consultant and Director of the Office of Private Sector Relations (OPSR). She has held the positions of Managing Director of Emmanuel Financial Consultants Ltd, Executive Director of the St Lucia Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture; General Manager of the National Development Corporation; Senior Economist in the Ministry of Planning, Establishment and Training and Trade Policy Facilitator for the OECS Secretariat in Saint Lucia. She is a former Trade Facilitator (1999-2000) with the Organisation of East Caribbean States (OECS)
Dr Gordon Harewood, Curriculum Development Specialist
Gordon Harewood: Dr Harewood is a committed educator who has participated in many aspects of the education system. He began his career as a non-graduate teacher in Guyana. Working hard to become a better teacher, Dr Harewood went on to complete his Bachelor of Arts degree and earn a Post-Graduate Diploma in Education, a Master of Education and a PhD in Education. A large part of his studies focused on curriculum design, implementation and evaluation, in particular the effective assessment of student learning. In 1980, he turned his attention to school leadership and became a Senior Master and a Deputy Principal. Dr Harewood has also spent two years as a Curriculum Development Officer.General Professional Experience: Throughout his career Dr Harewood has been committed to seeking out ways of providing increased access to educational opportunities for Caribbean students, whether by the provision of valid and valued certification, building teacher capacity to deliver innovative educational programmes, or facilitating greater understanding on the part of students of the syllabuses and certifications provided by the Caribbean Examinations Council. Dr Harewood has collaborated consistently over the years with educators, students and education professionals in Ministries of Education and tertiary educational institutions across the Caribbean region to accomplish this goal.