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Meet our CariScholar Mentors
Introducing our CariScholar (CS) Mentors. CS mentors are experienced academics and professionals from all over the Caribbean region. We currently have over 150 mentors hailing from Antigua & Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Trinidad & Tobago. They have diverse expertise and are able to give advice on a wide range of subject areas. Our mentors have committed their time and effort towards guiding budding scholars from the Caribbean. Meet some of our current CariScholar Mentors below.
Verieux (Vow) Mourillon is a Dominican national. He is an expert in Leadership Development and has served in several esteemed positions throughout the Caribbean, including Director of Human Resource at the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank and Senior Assistant Registrar at the Caribbean Examination Council (CXC). He is currently the Executive Director of WIAL Caribbean.
D. Jimesha Prince
D. Jimesha Prince is a Vincentian national. She holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of the West Indies (Cave Hill) and a Legal Education Certificate from Hugh Wooding Law School. She has practised both civil and criminal law, and has served as Crown Counsel in the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions. She is currently a Counselor/Adviser at the Permanent Mission of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines to the United Nations.
Randall Martyr was born in St. Lucia. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics (University of the West Indies, Cave Hill), a Master of Science in Mathematical Finance (University of Manchester), and a PhD in Financial Mathematics (University of Manchester). He is currently employed as a Postdoctoral Researcher at Queen Mary University of London.
Stephie Pascal is from Dominica. She holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Chemical Engineering (University College London) and a Master of Philosophy in Advanced Chemical Engineering (Cambridge University). She is currently employed as a Process Engineer at energy company, Centrica.
Sidney Jules was born and raised in Dominica. He holds an MEng in Engineering (University of Cambridge) with a specialisation in Energy, Sustainability and the Environment. He is currently pursuing a Master of Environmental Management Degree from Yale University, focusing on energy and environmental policy. His greatest subject interests are in STEM, Economics and International Studies.
Lanel Black was born in St. Vincent. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and Mathematics (University of the West Indies, Cave Hill). She is a Qualified Teacher and is currently employed as a Quality Assurance Officer with the East Caribbean Group of Companies.
Casey Destang was born in St. Lucia. He is a 2007 Island Scholar, who holds a BSc in Accounting (UWI). Casey is an ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) member, and also a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Eastern Caribbean (ICAEC). He is currently employed as a Tax Supervisor at Grant Thornton. Casey is passionate about education, volunteerism and French.
Shima Holder was born in Barbados. She holds a BSc in Chemistry (UWI) and an MSc in Civil & Environmental Engineering (University of Surrey). She obtained her PhD from Da-Yeh University (Taiwan) and is now a Postdoctoral Researcher at KTH Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden).
Lorenzo Belle is from the Island of Dominica and currently lives in Toronto. He fell in love with food while growing up in Dominica - inspired by the flavors and pairings used on the island. After moving to Canada, he incorporated those pairings into his own creations. He studied culinary at Humber College School of Culinary Arts and started his own company “Hidden Gems Private Chef Services”.
Cherysa KE Anselm
Cherysa KE Anselm was born in Dominica. She holds a BSc. in Biochemistry with Chemistry (University of the West Indies). In 2016, She successfully obtained a Chevening Scholarship and is currently pursuing her MSc. Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering (University College London). Cherysa is also a freelance vocalist with over ten years of experience.
Daniel Fadelle is a Dominican national born in Toronto, Canada. He holds a Bachelor of Social Science from the University of Ottawa and a Graduate Certification in Project Management from Humber College. He is currently employed as a Program Coordinator at Loy-Education in South Korea.
Royette Tavernier was born in Grand Bay, Dominica. She received her Associates Degree in General Liberal Arts from the University of St. Martin; BSc. in Psychology from Trent University (Ontario, Canada); MA in Child and Youth Studies and Ph.D. in Psychology from Brock University (Ontario, Canada). Tavernier is an Assistant Professor in Psychology at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut, U.S.A.
Safraz Hussain is Guyanese and Barbadian. He holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree (University of the West Indies) and a Legal Education Certificate (Hugh Wooding Law School). He is currently Legal Counsel at CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank Limited.
Leah Wallace was born in Dominica. She holds Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Information Systems (University of D.C.) and a MBA from UMUC. She is currently a Manager within Deloitte Advisory’s Regulatory & Compliance practice. She is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), and Project Management Professional (PMP). She enjoys helping others develop professionally.
Andy Daniel was born in St. Lucia. He holds a BSc in Biomedical Engineering (Illinois Institute of Technology) and is currently pursuing a PhD in Biomedical Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis. He focuses on developing techniques to diagnose and treat neurological disorders and has co-authored publications on brain mapping and epilepsy.
Alberta William-Henry hails from St. Lucia. She holds a BSc. in Chemistry and Mathematics (University of the West Indies) and an MPhil in Chemistry from the same institution. She also holds a postgraduate diploma in Education (Teaching of Science) from the UWI. Alberta is currently a Chemistry Lecturer. She is also a part-time portrait and Wedding Photographer, specialising in families, babies and bellies.
Bruce Afzal Hussain
Bruce Afzal Hussain was born in Guyana and now resides in Canada. He has a Degree in Nursing (Macewan University, Canada) and a Diploma in Health Psychology (University of Alberta, Canada) with numerous nursing courses. He has a passion for changing the stigma of mental health and is working towards improving wellness and providing exemplary patient care.
Marisa Greenwood was born in Guyana. She resides in the United Kingdom where she is an international trade and competition consultant. Marisa holds a Master of Laws (LL.M) degree in International Economic Law and Policy from the University of Barcelona (Spain), a Master of Science (M.Sc) degree from the University of the West Indies (Barbados), and a Bachelor degree from the University of Guyana (Guyana).
Satish Singh was born in St. Lucia. He holds a BSc in Chemical Engineering from the University of Florida and a PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh. Satish is currently employed at Philips Healthcare and works on the design and development of next generation medical devices for diagnostic imaging and image guided therapy.
Shauna-kaye L. Brown
Shauna-kaye L. Brown is a multifaceted Jamaican who focuses on assisting individuals to manifest their greatness. She holds a BSc in International Relations and Political Science (UWI, Mona) and a LLB (UWI, Cave Hill). She also holds a Legal Education Certificate from the Norman Manley Law School. She is currently employed as a Case Management Supervisor at Black Veterans for Social Justice.
Richie Maitland is an attorney-at-Law and the Co-Founder of Groundation Grenada, a human rights awareness collective. He is also a 2015/16 Chevening scholar and holds a Masters Degree in Human Rights Law.
Mutryce A. Williams
Mutryce A. Williams, a native of St. Kitts and Nevis, is an International Relations and National Security Specialist who holds a doctorate in Public Policy Administration. She is also a Certified Homeland Protection Professional (CHPP), an educator, a former diplomat who served on the UNESCO Executive Board in Paris France, an award-winning women’s rights advocate and recognized poet.
Anderson Andall was born in Grenada. A UK trained Lawyer and Mediator, he holds a Law Degree from the University of East London; Masters of Law, Business & Management from the University of Law and the designation of ADR Group Accredited Civil & Commercial Mediator. He is currently an Attorney in Grenada and practices with the firm Wilkinson, Wilkinson and Wilkinson.
Nycole Joseph was born in Saint Lucia. She received her medical degree from Spartan Health Sciences University and pursued her clinical rotations at the University of the West Indies, Jamaica. She is currently employed as a Neurology Resident Physician at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota with interests in Cerebrovascular Accidents/Stroke and Neurological Intensive Care.
Donya L. Francis
Donya L. Francis hails from St. Paul’s, St Kitts. He holds a BA in Journalism and Mass Communication (Ming Chuan University, Taipei, Taiwan). He is currently pursuing a Master of Science Degree in Global Health and Development at Taipei Medical University. Donya’s interests include writing and editing, talent coaching, designing, and working with young people.
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