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What is your occupation and academic background and how did you come to work in this field? I am a mother of three beautiful children who studied marketing and international business and went on to become Executive Vice President and Board Member for Haiti’s first multinational and largest private industrial group. Individually ranked, the GB…

What is your occupation and academic background and how did you come to work in this field? My name is Wanda Tima-Gilles and I am the Owner/CEO of L’union Creative LLC. CEO the culture, society and entertainment site Lunionsuite.com, Owner/Writer of The Haitian American Facebook Fan Page and as of September 24th, 2015 the owner…

What is your occupation and academic background and how did you come to work in this field? I am Senior Manager at Walmart Stores, Inc. working on corporate social responsible with a focus on women’s economic empowerment and workforce development. I manage a global portfolio of 60+ million dollars. I hold a Master in Public…

What is your occupation and academic background and how did you come to work in this field? CEO of Lifestyle & Entertainment Sites KarenCivil.com & LiveCivil.com as well as CEO/Owner of Digital Marketing Company, Always Civil Enterprise. Digital media wasn’t around when I was just starting out but I always knew I was a big…

Tell us about yourself I’m a first-generation Haitian American, born and raised in New York. I grew up in Cambria Heights, a community in Queens with a large Haitian population. Growing up in a close-knit community, where many of my neighbors and friends came from the same cultural background as me, enforced the traditions and…

Tell us about yourself: My name is Nedgine Paul, and I am a proud daughter of Haiti. So much of who I am and what I aspire to be is based on the family, faith, and community that have surrounded me since birth. Originally from Haiti, I moved to the United States at a young…

Tell us about yourself I am Clifford Nau, I was born and grew up in Port au Prince, Haiti. I attended St Jean l’Evangeliste primary school, College Canado Haitien High school, CTPEA for my bachelor degree in Quantitative Applied Economics and Georgia State University for my Master in Public Policy. After completing my undergraduate at…

Corinne grew up in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, where she attended the Institution du Sacré-Cœur (ISC) from 1st to 13th grade. After her High-School graduation in June 2002, she moved to New-Orleans Louisiana, where she completed her first two years of college. Since she was seeking a more challenging and rigorous engineering program from a top-tier university,…

Charnette Frederic West Ward Council member of the township of Irvington, New Jersey Charnette Frederic is the West Ward Council member of the township of Irvington, New Jersey. She was elected on May 8th, 2012. She became the first Haitian-American Councilwoman in Irvington and Essex County. Mrs. Frederic is committed and passionate about serving the community. She…

Dumarsais (Dumas) M. Siméus was born in Pont Sondé in the Artibonite Valley of Haiti and is the oldest of 12 children. He attended high school in Haiti. Siméus received his Engineering degree from Howard University after attending Florida A&M in Tallahassee and Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He later attended the University of Chicago where he…

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