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Four Jamaicans Received Outstanding Leadership Awards at the Caribbean & African International Awards Gala

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Jamaicans Colin Jarrett, Huntley Brown, Dr. Bertram Melbourne and  Jaye Lowe  received Outstanding Leadership Awards at the Caribbean & African International Awards Gala held on June 24th at Howard University Black Burn Center in Washington DC.  The Awards Gala was the climax to the week Caribbean & African International Faith and Community Leadership Conference which commenced on Sunday, June 21, 2015 in Washington DC.  The conference was designed to empower  leaders to be more conscious and proactive in fulfilling their kingdom assignment to those who are victims of human rights violations, incarceration, victimization, poverty and neglect among other social issues in the Americas, the Caribbean and the African Region. The gala honored outstanding servant leaders from Africa, the Caribbean and the United States that are engaged in transformational leadership and service to their community and nation. Below is a list of the distinguished Honorees:

 

 

Colin O Jarrett (Jamaican)
For Outstanding Leadership in Ministry and Education within the Caribbean region

Huntley Brown (Jamaican)
Remarkable Leadership in Music & Ministry within the International Community

Dr. Bertram Melbourne (Jamaican)
Outstanding Contribution to Theological Education and Leadership within the Caribbean and African Diaspora

Jaye A Lowe (Jamaican)
Outstanding Leadership and Immigration Services to the Caribbean and African Diaspora

Ambassador Dr. Edward Greene (Guyana)
Outstanding Diplomatic Service and Transformational Leadership in the Caribbean Community

Rev Dr. E Gail Anderson-Holness (American)
Remarkable Leadership and Advocacy within the Caribbean Diaspora

Paul Monterio (American)
Remarkable Faith-based Leadership and Service to the Caribbean and African Diaspora

Dr. Mercy Obamogie (Nigerian)
Outstanding Leadership and Humanitarian Services within the Africa and the Diaspora

Bishop Dr. Shirley Holloway (American)
Outstanding Leadership and Humanitarian Services within the African and Caribbean Diaspora

Bishop Dr. Darlington Johnson (Liberian)
Outstanding Transformational Leadership and Ministry within Africa and the Diaspora

Dr. Peter Bonadie (St. Vincent and the Grenadines)
Outstanding Leadership and Ministry within the African Diaspora Community

Apostle Dora Dumbuya (Sierra Leone)
Outstanding Leadership, Ministry and Humanitarian Services in Sierra Leone and the International Community

Congresswoman Fredricka Wilson (gold)
Outstanding Leadership and Service and to the Caribbean American Community

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