The search for a new generation of leaders with Dr Claire Nelson on the Carry On Friends Podcast

COF 67: The Search for a New Generation of Leaders in the Caribbean Diaspora with Dr. Claire Nelson

Dr. Claire Nelson is the President and Founder of the Institute of Caribbean Studies and is one of the architects of the initiative that lead to the creation of June as Caribbean American Heritage Month. Dr. Nelson has held a variety of positions at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and has spoken at Jamaica Stock Exchange, Congressional Black Caucus Legislative Conference, Harvard University Black MBA Conference, African Development Bank, World Bank African Diaspora Outreach Forum.

In this episode she shares the desire to find a new generation of leaders within the Caribbean Diaspora to continue the policy agenda that impacts the community.


Connect with Dr. Nelson 

Institute of Caribbean Studies | Caribbean American Month

Email: | Phone: 202-638-0460


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Kerry-Ann Reid-Brown is Founder & host of Carry On Friends one of the first podcasts dedicated to the Caribbean American Experience. She is leading the way for Caribbean Podcast as the founder of Breadfruit Media, the first Caribbean podcast production company; and founder of the Caribbean Podcast Directory a place to discover podcasts by people of Caribbean Heritage.